North West Wales

Blaenau Ffestiniog £3.9m health centre to be built

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A new £3.9m health centre will be built in Gwynedd, it has been announced.

It will be built on the Blaenau Memorial Hospital site in Blaenau Ffestiniog.

It is one of three to be built in north Wales, along with Flint, Flintshire, and Llangollen, Denbighshire.

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said it showed "our commitment to creating community-based health facilities closer to patients moving from hospital locations, where appropriate".

The centre will include:

  • Consultant-led palliative care
  • Children's services in a dedicated suite
  • More child and adolescent mental health services
  • A permanent midwifery base and antenatal clinics

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