By Sally Underwood • 10 April 2021 • 13:56
Marbella Council Signs Agreement Over New Health Centres. Image: Ayuntamiento de Marbella
The council announced it has signed an agreement over the health centres.
According to Marbella council, the agreement was signed between the council and the Junta de Andalucia to improve two health centres and over the new Ricardo Soriano and Las Chapas health centres.
The agreement was signed at an event attended by the Mayor of Marbella, Angeles Muñoz, the Minister of Health and Families, Jesus Aguirre, and the Minister of the Presidency, Public Administration and the Presidency, Elias Bendodo.
The council said: “The agreement includes the creation of the future Ricardo Soriano health centre, the construction of the building that will house the new Las Chapas health clinic and the expansion of the Las Albarizas and Nueva Andalucia buildings.”
It added: “The investment of the Board in this area will be around €100 million, of which €4 million will be provided by the council and the rest will be paid by the Andalucian Executive.”
The Minister of Health said it was important, “to carry out actions that offer citizens better health infrastructures and that allow professionals to work in suitable conditions, with more space and equipment.”
He added it was “the result of work that began with the study of the healthcare needs of Marbella.”
The minister said the Junta was also investing €76.2 million on expanding the Costa del Sol Hospital.
Mayor Muñoz commented on the news and said: “One of the first decisions made by the new government of the Board in the town was to intervene over the carpark at the Costa del Sol hospital so that it would be free for citizens, a measure that cost more than €12 million.”
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