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Funds will expand health services

121 MEDICAL Centre in Cannonvale will benefit from $100,000 in Federal Government funding to provide better access to after-hours GP services.

The announcement was made last week by Parliamentary Secretary for Health Mark Butler during his visit to the Whitsundays on Thursday.

“General practice after hours grants recognise both the long and demanding hours frequently worked by the nation's doctors and the difficulties patients have in getting access to after-hours GP care,” Mr Butler said.

“The Gillard Government's investment will ensure that as many people as possible in the Whitsundays will have access to high-quality GP services when they need them.

“I am delighted that Cannonvale is one of 100 Australian communities to be offered funding by the Gillard Government for after-hours services.”

Mr Butler said Cannonvale was also eligible for Primary Care Infrastructure Grants of up to $500,000. These will enable medical facilities to expand or upgrade space for GPs, nurses or allied health professionals to improve care in the community.


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