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#National Maternity Hospital

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?

May 19th 2022, 4:50 PM 15,061 Views 18 Comments

Absolutely not, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

May 19th 2022, 12:52 PM 22,124 Views 58 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH

Updated May 18th 2022, 10:45 PM 78,400 Views 100 Comments

Losing the two TDs reduces the the government’s majority to just one vote.

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal

May 18th 2022, 4:00 PM 5,273 Views 8 Comments

The term has been defined in the government’s decision but not the legal documents of the agreement.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Green Party unease over NMH vote as government accused of 'breathtaking cynicism'
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Green Party unease over NMH vote as government accused of 'breathtaking cynicism'

May 17th 2022, 7:09 PM 18,556 Views 33 Comments

The government will not oppose a Sinn Féin motion calling for public ownership of the land.

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated May 17th 2022, 3:44 PM 39,628 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".
Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them

Updated May 17th 2022, 1:13 PM 13,795 Views 8 Comments

Professor Mary Higgins of the National Maternity Hospital says the health of Irish women is driving need for a new campus.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 16 May, 2022

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes

Updated May 16th 2022, 4:41 PM 31,012 Views 68 Comments

Representatives from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today.

# national-maternity-hospital - Sunday 15 May, 2022

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane

May 15th 2022, 3:43 PM 13,474 Views 40 Comments

Ministers are set to make a final decision on relocating the National Maternity Hospital on Tuesday, following intense scrutiny over the terms of the arrangement with St Vincent’s Healthcare Group.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Hundreds protest over NMH as Harris says it's wrong to suggest Catholic influence at hospital
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Hundreds protest over NMH as Harris says it's wrong to suggest Catholic influence at hospital

May 14th 2022, 4:41 PM 16,177 Views 46 Comments

The former Health Minister said “abortion services will be provided” at the new facility.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 13 May, 2022

Master of NMH says he can't understand 'vitriol of opposition' to new maternity hospital
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Master of NMH says he can't understand 'vitriol of opposition' to new maternity hospital

Updated May 13th 2022, 1:00 PM 13,704 Views 35 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee discussed the issue in a heated session last night.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Ex-NMH master Boylan raises 'major red flag' as current master hits out at 'misinformation'
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Ex-NMH master Boylan raises 'major red flag' as current master hits out at 'misinformation'

Updated May 12th 2022, 6:55 PM 45,998 Views 59 Comments
  • The former master of the NMH says the term 'removes autonomy from women'.
  • Boylan will appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee this afternoon.
  • Two other NMH masters are in favour of the planned hospital move.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

National Maternity Hospital: Health Committee asks Donnelly for further delay of Cabinet decision
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

National Maternity Hospital: Health Committee asks Donnelly for further delay of Cabinet decision

Updated May 11th 2022, 9:30 PM 37,929 Views 64 Comments

The Minister for Health suggested during today’s meeting that a further pause was not likely.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

'If you don't trust me, fine, but trust hospital doctors': Taoiseach says NMH must go ahead
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'If you don't trust me, fine, but trust hospital doctors': Taoiseach says NMH must go ahead

May 10th 2022, 3:13 PM 18,009 Views 61 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald urged the Taoiseach to convince St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to gift the NMH land to the State.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 9 May, 2022

Government will press ahead with plans for new maternity hospital
# NMH
# NMH

Government will press ahead with plans for new maternity hospital

Updated May 9th 2022, 1:39 PM 13,536 Views 54 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there was an urgent need for the new hospital.

# national-maternity-hospital - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Poll: Should the Government proceed with the current National Maternity Hospital plan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government proceed with the current National Maternity Hospital plan?

May 8th 2022, 2:01 PM 39,752 Views 50 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly is due to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee on Wednesday to defend the plan.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Historian: Our distrust of religious institutions with healthcare is rooted in the past
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Historian: Our distrust of religious institutions with healthcare is rooted in the past

Updated May 7th 2022, 12:45 PM 24,452 Views 52 Comments

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley says Ireland’s history illustrates that the healthcare of women often came second to a Catholic moral code.

Q&A: What are the issues surrounding the National Maternity Hospital moving to St Vincent's?
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Q&A: What are the issues surrounding the National Maternity Hospital moving to St Vincent's?

Updated May 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 17,686 Views 20 Comments

A range of questions are hanging over the relocation plan.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 5 May, 2022

‘No guarantee’ that maternity hospital CPO would be successful – Donnelly
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

‘No guarantee’ that maternity hospital CPO would be successful – Donnelly

May 5th 2022, 1:36 PM 10,764 Views 34 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said further delay would not be the right choice.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

'A tenner a year lease': Martin says maternity hospital will effectively be in public ownership
# Health
# Health

'A tenner a year lease': Martin says maternity hospital will effectively be in public ownership

Updated May 4th 2022, 8:10 PM 33,654 Views 75 Comments
  • The Oireachtas Health Committee is set to interrogate the plans before the matter goes back to Cabinet in two weeks' time.
  • Minister Catherine Martin has described this as "a valuable process".
  • Minister Simon Harris says there was agreement across the three government parties, and all genders, to delay a decision.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:47 PM 33,945 Views 41 Comments

The health minister and several medical professionals held a press conference this evening about the legal framework governing the new hospital.

What’s going on with the ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital and why are people unhappy?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What’s going on with the ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital and why are people unhappy?

May 3rd 2022, 3:57 PM 18,876 Views 21 Comments

The long-running controversy is back in the headlines this week.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Sisters of Charity transfer share of hospital group to charity, lifting obstacle to NMH plans
# Vincents Hospital Group
# Vincents Hospital Group

Sisters of Charity transfer share of hospital group to charity, lifting obstacle to NMH plans

Apr 28th 2022, 5:57 PM 16,524 Views 40 Comments

The development is part of years of debate about the ownership of the site of the new National Maternity Hospital.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Fresh proposals on control of the new NMH site 'smoke and mirrors', campaign group says
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Fresh proposals on control of the new NMH site 'smoke and mirrors', campaign group says

Oct 23rd 2021, 6:27 PM 13,769 Views 15 Comments

The Campaign Against Church Ownership Of Women’s Healthcare said the proposals were aimed to deflect from concerns around the ownership of the site.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 10 September, 2021

Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause
# Menopause
# Menopause

Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause

Sep 10th 2021, 5:25 PM 48,739 Views 72 Comments

The centre will be located at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 13 August, 2021

NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years
# Maternity
# Maternity

NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years

Aug 13th 2021, 1:04 PM 8,762 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to Peter Boylan, former master of the National Maternity Hospital.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Health minister comes under cross-party pressure to reveal St Vincent's abortion figures
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Health minister comes under cross-party pressure to reveal St Vincent's abortion figures

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 24,684 Views 26 Comments

Stephen Donnelly told an Oireachtas committee he could not say how many terminations had been carried out at St Vincent’s Hospital.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 28 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project
# Letter
# Letter

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project

Jun 28th 2021, 2:40 PM 10,789 Views 3 Comments

Campaigners say the clinicians are “overly optimistic” about governance concerns.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Crowds gather to protest against Catholic ownership of National Maternity Hospital site
# Protest
# Protest

Crowds gather to protest against Catholic ownership of National Maternity Hospital site

Updated Jun 26th 2021, 1:52 PM 50,837 Views 124 Comments

The campaign chair said there had been a huge amount of ‘subterfuge and deceit’ over who will own the hospital’s land.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital

Jun 24th 2021, 2:10 PM 6,803 Views 19 Comments

Varadkar said the government wants to own the hospital, and “ideally the land”.

Dr Rachael Walsh: There is legal room for CPO of the National Maternity Hospital site by the government
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Dr Rachael Walsh: There is legal room for CPO of the National Maternity Hospital site by the government

Jun 24th 2021, 12:30 PM 12,488 Views 20 Comments

The Assistant Professor at the School of Law in Trinity College says the law does establish a legal route for compulsory purchase.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:23 PM 35,049 Views 43 Comments

The former Master of the National Maternity Hospital says the Catholic ethos will never meet with that of the State and it’s time to move on.

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:43 AM 15,437 Views 35 Comments

The hospital group has insisted that it will not sell the land on the Elm Park campus.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group rejects calls to sell or give up ownership of National Maternity Hospital site
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group rejects calls to sell or give up ownership of National Maternity Hospital site

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:36 PM 16,611 Views 42 Comments

SVHG says retaining ownership will allow it deliver “integrated patient care”.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 21 June, 2021

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital
# Heart Of D4
# Heart Of D4

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital

Jun 21st 2021, 4:50 PM 11,801 Views 16 Comments

The Tánaiste has even raised the prospect of building the hospital elsewhere.

# national-maternity-hospital - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

Jun 20th 2021, 4:26 PM 18,488 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 18 June, 2021

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 7:36 PM 11,131 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 17 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital: Government has 'problems' with project on land transferred from Sisters of Charity
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

National Maternity Hospital: Government has 'problems' with project on land transferred from Sisters of Charity

Jun 17th 2021, 1:54 PM 12,793 Views 18 Comments

The Tánaiste has said there are “problems, quite frankly, in going forward with this project”.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions
# Maternity
# Maternity

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions

Jan 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,243 Views 36 Comments

Correspondence sent to the health minister reveals emotional pleas for the restrictions to be lifted.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 4 January, 2021

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 10:05 PM 43,266 Views 63 Comments

The “very difficult decision” was made “due to the surge in community-acquired Covid-19 infections”.

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