Minister to open new health centre in Ballymote today

The Minister for Health Simon Harris is to officially open the brand new primary care centre in Ballymote today.

The centre opened last January covering the east Sligo primary care team and the areas of Ballymote, Gurteen, Riverstown, Geevagh and nearby townlands.

It’s part of the HSE’s National Strategy to develop these primary care centres which include a number of health services from GPs to mental health care under the one roof.

John Hayes, Chief Officer for the Community Health services in the North West, outlines the main benefits of this modern facility: