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#Primary care centres

# primary-care-centres - Friday 19 July, 2013

HSE spend on new primary care centres falls

Documents show that the spend went from €17.5m in 2011 to less than €1m so far this year.

# primary-care-centres - Monday 24 December, 2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012

Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…

# primary-care-centres - Friday 21 December, 2012

Reilly spokesman rejects SF claims of NAMA talks on Balbriggan site

Sinn Féin said documents suggested James Reilly discussed the specific site earmarked for a Primary Care centre in Balbriggan during a meeting with NAMA.

# primary-care-centres - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement

Documents obtained by Fianna Fáil show the government preparing to announce a list of 33 venues, not 35.

# primary-care-centres - Monday 3 December, 2012

Company secures €20 million investment for 10 primary care centres

Centric Health said this investment from Metric Capital Partners will lead to the creation of 200 jobs in Ireland.

# primary-care-centres - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Martin tells Taoiseach to "stop the pretence"

Enda Kenny was questioned by Deputy Martin in the Dáil today – and said that he does not accept that he “got it wrong” with Minister Reilly and the primary care centres.

# primary-care-centres - Monday 26 November, 2012

Dáil cannot hear another motion of no confidence in Reilly until March

Amid fresh calls for the Health Minister’s resignation, Dáil rules mean that it will be next year before TDs can debate another motion of no confidence in James Reilly who has dismissed the move.

# primary-care-centres - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Reilly discussed Balbriggan as location for primary care centre with NAMA

The Health Minister insisted that “no specific address was mentioned” in discussions with NAMA in April of this year regarding the controversial issue of locations for primary care centres.

# primary-care-centres - Friday 12 October, 2012

Reilly won't be forced to give more details on primary care criteria

The Ceann Comhairle says James Reilly has fulfilled his Dáil obligations to answer questions from Sinn Féin.

# primary-care-centres - Friday 5 October, 2012

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil

“The information was given was from Minister Reilly’s personal office and it clearly was wrong,” Ruairí Quinn told RTÉ radio this morning.

# primary-care-centres - Thursday 4 October, 2012

‘No ministerial involvement’ in selecting primary care sites – Gilmore

The Tánaiste says locating individual sites in towns put forward for primary centres was done by the HSE.

# primary-care-centres - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site

The Health Minister faced more questions about the selection of two sites in his constituency for proposed primary care centres in the Dáil this afternoon

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites

The Health Minister gave a strong defence of his conduct in relation to the selection of sites for primary care centres, two of which are in his constituency.

Reilly to give Dáil explanation over primary care centres today

The Ceann Comhairle has permitted a ‘private notice question’ to be tabled by Sinn Féin for discussion later this afternoon.

# primary-care-centres - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

FF tries little-known Dáil procedure to seek primary care explanation

Fianna Fáil has tabled a “special notice question”, seeking an urgent explanation from James Reilly on his selection criteria.

# primary-care-centres - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres

The Minister for Health seeks to turn the tables – suggesting Róisín Shortall had used strange criteria to rank potential venues.

# primary-care-centres - Thursday 27 September, 2012

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes

Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.

Burton 'saddened' to see Shortall go - but affirms confidence in Reilly

The Minister for Social Protection says every member of government “has confidence in every other minister”.