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#Children's Hospital

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Decision on children's hospital due 'in two or three weeks' - Kenny

Enda Kenny says he hasn’t yet met with James Reilly and Eamon Gilmore about the site, but will do so soon.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.

The ‘stimulus’ announced this week won’t even move the needle, writes Aaron McKenna. So what should be done?

# childrens-hospital - Friday 8 June, 2012

Health Minister receives report on location for Children's Hospital

James Reilly said that he would now consider the report before bringing it to the government to make a decision on where the National Children’s Hospital should be located.

# childrens-hospital - Friday 25 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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Plans for nine storey children's hospital on St. James's site revealed

The €604 million submission includes plans for a new maternity and paediatric hospital at the Dublin 8 campus.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 14 May, 2012

'Cheaper' proposal to build Children's Hospital on Phoenix Park site

A Dublin-based firm says it can build the National Children’s Hospital for a fraction of the cost of the rejected development at the site of the Mater Hospital.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced

The new plans suggest the hospital should be built on the Mater site but that the height of the complex should be reduced to six storeys to comply with requirements.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Proposal to locate National Children's Hospital in Tallaght

A proposal for the children’s hospital has been submitted by Tallaght Hospital and South Dublin County Council. Their joint bid would see it located near the existing Tallaght Hospital.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# childrens-hospital - Monday 9 April, 2012

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital

The Sisters of Mercy have reportedly offered to hand over the existing Mater hospital building to the State.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# childrens-hospital - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Column: ‘If we didn’t exist, paediatric hospitals would be overwhelmed’

Jonathan Irwin on why immediate action is needed on the National Children’s Hospital – and why the planners were right to turn the Mater proposal down.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days

The group’s terms of reference were agreed at Cabinet this morning as the Health Minister underlined the importance that the project get underway as soon as possible.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 5 March, 2012

Children’s hospital issues urgent call over ‘out of date’ wards

Doctors in Crumlin said facilities are “not fit for purpose” and cannot wait for a new National Children’s Hospital to be built.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 3 March, 2012

New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site

The proposals could potentially be financed by an overseas sovereign wealth fund.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know by 9am…

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 23 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Reilly: delay to hospital construction will be made up 'very quickly'

James Reilly told an Oireachtas committee that the Government remains 100 per cent committed to the National Children’s Hospital.

Poll: Where should the new National Children's Hospital be built? Children's Hospital This post contains a poll

Poll: Where should the new National Children's Hospital be built?

Planning permission has been refused for the plans on the Mater site. Should we build in the capital, or on an outer greenfield site?

Planning board refuses permission for new National Children's Hospital

An Bord Pleanála said that the planned hospital would have had a “profound negative impact” on the Dublin city skyline.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Almost 2,000 near miss incidents and security events at Crumlin

There were 251 complaints and 1,954 near miss/incidents and security events at the hospital between the months of January and September 2010, according to reports.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

# childrens-hospital - Friday 15 July, 2011

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital

Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Mater site confirmed as location for National Children’s Hospital

Planning permission will be sought at the Mater site, but the government won’t decide if it will be built until September

# childrens-hospital - Monday 4 July, 2011

Independent review recommends Mater site for new Children's Hospital

An independent review group has recommended that the site near the Mater Hospital in Dublin be used to build the country’s proposed National Children’s Hospital.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 30 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Ratko Mladic to appeal extradition to face war crimes charges; nobody yet prosecuted over Ryan report revelations; and 11 people in Syria die as protests continue.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Paediatric hospital plans in chaos as second chairman resigns in six months

John Gallagher quits the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board after the new government slows the project.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 16 October, 2010

Temple St chair backs Harney in hospital row

Row over co-location intensifies as Donal Walsh backs Harney’s selection of Mater site.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Developer said relocating children's hospital could save €150m

Noel Smyth said he was to meet with Philip Lynch – who quit as the chair of the hospital’s board last week – over relocating.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Children's hospital still requires €110m in philanthropy

The National Children’s Hospital is will need €110m in charitable fundraising – and hasn’t gotten any of it yet.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 21 August, 2010

THERE HAS BEEN an increase the waiting times for children who need to have tests and treatment for heart conditions, at Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin.

Statistics from the National Treatment Purchase Fund reveal a 37% increase in waiting lists for open heart surgery at the children’s hospitable over the last year.

The average waiting time for a child to get an angiogram heart test has also jumped from three to six months.
The number of children awaiting medical, as opposed to surgical treatment has also increased in the last year: those waiting between six and 12 months for Crumlin increased from 46 to 53. In April of this year, 34 children have been waiting for surgical treatment for over 12 months.
Online medical magazine Irish Health reports that the NTPF and Crumlin clashed earlier in the year, when the NTPF claimed the hospital was not fully engaging with the it in order to clear waiting lists.
The NTPF said that if the hospital had cooperated, the it could have provided private treatment for many of the child patients on public waiting lists.
Meanwhile Crumlin Hospital says that the shortage of Intensive Care Unit facilities limits its abilities to to reduce waiting lists. The hospital has suffered bed and theatre cutbacks over the past year.

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