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Minister for Health Brad Hazzard enlisted the help of one of the Brookvale Community Health Centre's youngest clients during the official opening of the new $50 million centre.

In front of a large crowd of guests, the Health Minister and eight month old Harry Gilfillan performed the official unveiling of the plaque.

Minister Hazzard also toured the facility with local Member for Manly James Griffin and Chief Executive Deb Willcox.

The Minister met with clients and some of the centres' 200 staff.

More than 20 services are now operating from the purpose-built facility, including aged care and rehabilitation services, child and family health, community nursing and mental health services.

Community drug and alcohol programs and BreastScreen NSW services are also based within the centre.

Mr Hazzard said the state-of the art facility is part of the Government's $100 million commitment to community health facilities for the rapidly growing Northern Beaches area.

Mr Griffin also welcomed the opening of the large, modern centre.

"This is an amazing one-stop-shop bringing the very best of healthcare directly to families on the Northern Beaches.

"It will offer valuable support in a central location across from Warringah Mall," Mr Griffin said.

Northern Beaches Redevelopment Community Lead Heather Gough said the range of services within the centre means that clients will easily be able to receive help from several services, resulting in better health outcomes overall.

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