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# Chi

Last month
March 2024
Children 'suffering' as life-changing surgery delayed at Temple Street after spinal controversy
Parents and a consultant have raised concerns about the impact of long waiting lists on children’s quality of life.
Several hundred children are currently waiting for spinal and orthoepaedic surgery at Temple Street
Many children who require time-sensitive surgery have been waiting for months
The hospital has been embroiled in controversy since it emerged that one child died and others suffered serious post-surgery complications
This year
Taoiseach accused of 'callous broken promises' over spinal surgery delays for children
Last year
Donnelly: 'Children waiting for spinal surgeries have been failed by their own country'
Additional €40m in capital funding approved for the new children's hospital
Judge directs CHI to provide all records of child who underwent 'botched' spinal surgery
Staff at new Children's Hospital may be housed at Crumlin hospital
New Children’s Hospital to be completed by October 2024, but uncertainty remains over open date
Taoiseach not ruling out statutory review into CHI following meeting with patient groups
Patient groups call for immediate publication of review into Crumlin spinal surgeries
Reviews into spinal surgeries in Temple Street found one child returned to operating theatre 33 times
Varadkar on spinal surgery issues at Temple Street: 'I can't overstate how concerned I am'
HSE launches review after child dies and others suffer serious complications following spinal surgery
All time
Child undergoing treatment for 'serious injuries' following alleged dog attack in Co Wexford
INMO decries 'sudden and unplanned' decision to remove acute services from Tallaght children's hospital
Families putting off attending hospital appointments for children during pandemic, hospital group says
'No adverse events' found after review of children affected by scoliosis implant recall
Parents of children affected by scoliosis spinal rod recall to be contacted by surgeons in next 24 hours
Children's urgent care unit opens in Blanchardstown - but on restricted hours amid doctors' concerns
Appeal for volunteers to help make hospitals happier places for sick children
This charity wants to make a child's stay in hospital more bearable
Italian mag publishes topless Kate photos despite legal risk