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Government Bureuacracy Holding Up Birr Primary Care Centre Project

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The town has been without an out of hours GP service for almost three years.

Construction on Birr Primary Care Centre is being held up due to government bureaucracy.

Independent Laois-Offaly TD Carol Nolan says they are still awaiting HSE Board approval despite the application being submitted in March.

The area has been without an out of hours GP service for over two and a half years now.

Deputy Nolan says the lack of clarity is unacceptable:

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