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#Children's Hospital

# childrens-hospital - Monday 30 March, 2020

BAM called on to stop construction on National Children's Hospital site
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

BAM called on to stop construction on National Children's Hospital site

Mar 30th 2020, 10:42 PM 55,477 Views 88 Comments

Paul Murphy said that “They are putting the workers in danger by continuing to operate at the site”.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
# Nch
# Nch

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

Dec 5th 2019, 1:18 PM 17,093 Views 48 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 2 September, 2019

Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced

Sep 2nd 2019, 2:39 PM 11,970 Views 19 Comments

Leo Varadkar insisted some politicians had been “scaremongering” over the children’s hospital overspend.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 15 July, 2019

Calls for children's urgent care centre at Connolly hospital to open until midnight
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

Calls for children's urgent care centre at Connolly hospital to open until midnight

Jul 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,857 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Health has said the opening hours of the new unit have not yet been finalised.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

PWC report finds 'series of weaknesses' in planning and execution of National Children's Hospital
# Cost Overruns
# Cost Overruns

PWC report finds 'series of weaknesses' in planning and execution of National Children's Hospital

Apr 9th 2019, 2:20 PM 17,093 Views 69 Comments

A figure of €983 million for the development has skyrocketed since 2017.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Top civil servant says you can't compare how Dermot Bannon delivers projects to that of the children's hospital
# Not The Same
# Not The Same

Top civil servant says you can't compare how Dermot Bannon delivers projects to that of the children's hospital

Mar 7th 2019, 4:14 PM 28,718 Views 38 Comments

The government is going to stop accepting ‘guesstimates’ for large-scale projects.

Sec Gen accused of calling committee 'a mob', Robert Watt says he didn't recall and did not mean to offend
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Sec Gen accused of calling committee 'a mob', Robert Watt says he didn't recall and did not mean to offend

Mar 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 14,711 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said there is a level of contempt being shown to Oireachtas committees.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees

Feb 21st 2019, 12:22 PM 14,238 Views 20 Comments

Calls have been made by a number of committees for Watt to appear before them to outline DEPR’s role in the children’s hospital project.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Majority of people think construction contract for Children's Hospital should be re-tendered
# Poll
# Poll

Majority of people think construction contract for Children's Hospital should be re-tendered

Feb 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 12,553 Views 44 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said at the weekend that the Government will not re-tender the project.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Poll: Should the Dáil vote for confidence in Health Minister Simon Harris?

Poll: Should the Dáil vote for confidence in Health Minister Simon Harris?

Feb 19th 2019, 10:21 AM 40,673 Views 132 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs have reportedly been urged by the party whip to attend the vote tomorrow evening.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs

Updated Feb 12th 2019, 2:56 PM 27,747 Views 157 Comments

Harris is facing a motion of no confidence from Sinn Féin next week.

# childrens-hospital - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election
# Dáil Record
# Dáil Record

Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election

Updated Feb 10th 2019, 4:20 PM 20,784 Views 110 Comments

Fianna Fáil has said it won’t support a potential no-confidence motion in the health minister.

# childrens-hospital - Friday 8 February, 2019

Varadkar has 'total confidence' in health minister Harris over children's hospital overrun
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Varadkar has 'total confidence' in health minister Harris over children's hospital overrun

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 11:37 AM 16,542 Views 99 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Thomas Byrne has said his party will not call for Harris’ resignation.

Poll: Should Simon Harris resign over the Children's Hospital cost overrun?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should Simon Harris resign over the Children's Hospital cost overrun?

Feb 8th 2019, 9:17 AM 70,535 Views 160 Comments

Harris is being criticised for not briefing members of Cabinet in August, when he was first informed of possible increased costs.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'
# New Documents
# New Documents

'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'

Updated Feb 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 28,410 Views 96 Comments

Documents show Harris was informed in August that the budget for the hospital could overrun by €391 million.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Chairperson of National Children's Hospital project board steps down
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

Chairperson of National Children's Hospital project board steps down

Feb 2nd 2019, 11:49 AM 26,012 Views 118 Comments

Tom Costello has been involved with the project for six years.

# childrens-hospital - Friday 1 February, 2019

Children's hospital review stops short of 'assigning blame' but Harris says people will be held to account
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Children's hospital review stops short of 'assigning blame' but Harris says people will be held to account

Updated Feb 1st 2019, 7:18 PM 20,688 Views 108 Comments

A review into the rising costs of the new children’s hospital will not assign any blame to individuals.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

'It's so badly needed': Harris defends development of children's hospital despite rising costs
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

'It's so badly needed': Harris defends development of children's hospital despite rising costs

Updated Jan 29th 2019, 4:27 PM 12,048 Views 63 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris appeared before the Health Committee this afternoon.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Children's hospital costs controversy: Officials deny 'catastrophic failure of management'
# Spiralling Costs
# Spiralling Costs

Children's hospital costs controversy: Officials deny 'catastrophic failure of management'

Updated Jan 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 19,025 Views 115 Comments

The rise in costs have been described as ‘disturbing’.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Gardaí called about thefts at Crumlin's children's hospital 17 times in two years
# Thefts
# Thefts

Gardaí called about thefts at Crumlin's children's hospital 17 times in two years

Jan 1st 2019, 9:30 PM 28,805 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí were called to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin regarding theft allegations SEVENTEEN times since November 2016.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 24 December, 2018

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend
# Overrun
# Overrun

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

Dec 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 16,658 Views 84 Comments

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital

Dec 18th 2018, 8:53 PM 17,303 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the new children’s hospital may cost even more than its latest €1.433 billion price tag.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 31 March, 2018

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays
# Less Stress
# Less Stress

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays

Mar 31st 2018, 10:00 AM 9,244 Views 6 Comments

Temple Street and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin both have designated play specialists to care for the children.

# childrens-hospital - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis

Feb 11th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,357 Views 24 Comments

One mother spoke to TheJournal.ie about the battle her child with Cystic Fibrosis has faced.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'

Jan 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 41,917 Views 46 Comments

The Children’s Hospital Group said there has been an increase in young children and infants presenting with the flu and respiratory infections.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 25 December, 2017

Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital
# Dogs With Jobs
# Dogs With Jobs

Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital

Dec 25th 2017, 10:00 AM 9,749 Views 4 Comments

They take their jobs VERY seriously.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Dublin councillors sign letter calling for children's hospital to be named after 1916 veteran
# Phoenix Falling
# Phoenix Falling

Dublin councillors sign letter calling for children's hospital to be named after 1916 veteran

Nov 8th 2017, 9:08 PM 28,375 Views 88 Comments

Last month it was announced that the hospital near St James’s will be called Phoenix Children’s Health.

# childrens-hospital - Monday 23 October, 2017

Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'
# Planning
# Planning

Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:01 AM 14,290 Views 40 Comments

It was reported yesterday that the board had appealed three conditions imposed on the hospital.

# childrens-hospital - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Harris announces plans for single body to run 'secular' new National Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Harris announces plans for single body to run 'secular' new National Children's Hospital

Aug 29th 2017, 12:36 PM 10,845 Views 52 Comments

The new hospital, approved for construction in April, will integrate the services of the three children’s hospitals in Dublin.

# childrens-hospital - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year

Aug 20th 2017, 1:00 PM 8,430 Views 44 Comments

Over 1,000 children are expected to wait for a bed this year.

# childrens-hospital - Friday 28 July, 2017

Residents who claimed their properties were damaged by children's hospital construction settle case
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Residents who claimed their properties were damaged by children's hospital construction settle case

Jul 28th 2017, 7:33 PM 18,473 Views 0 Comments

No details of the settlement agreement were revealed in open court and the terms of the resolution are confidential.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Judge wants mediation for residents who claim their houses were damaged by children's hospital works
# Broken Homes
# Broken Homes

Judge wants mediation for residents who claim their houses were damaged by children's hospital works

Jul 26th 2017, 7:45 PM 19,090 Views 0 Comments

They are seeking orders including an injunction preventing works being done.

# childrens-hospital - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years
# Infestation
# Infestation

Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years

Apr 16th 2017, 6:56 PM 23,035 Views 20 Comments

Among the many different pests encountered on the hospital’s campus in recent times were ants, cockroaches, mice, pigeons, and woodlice.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Rural TDs say sick children will be left stranded in Dublin traffic if new children's hospital goes ahead
# Greenfield Site
# Greenfield Site

Rural TDs say sick children will be left stranded in Dublin traffic if new children's hospital goes ahead

Mar 29th 2017, 4:07 PM 18,809 Views 84 Comments

The cost of the new children’s hospital is expected to exceed €1 billion.

# childrens-hospital - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'It's never too late to do the right thing': Children's hospital controversy rumbles on
# Pressure
# Pressure

'It's never too late to do the right thing': Children's hospital controversy rumbles on

Feb 16th 2017, 7:58 AM 13,690 Views 61 Comments

There is still large opposition to the new hospital being built at the St James’s site in the city centre.

# childrens-hospital - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Is the rate of toy-thefts from Crumlin children's hospital on the rise?
# Stay Classy
# Stay Classy

Is the rate of toy-thefts from Crumlin children's hospital on the rise?

Dec 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,409 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí were called to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin regarding theft allegations FOURTEEN times over the past 16 months.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

PHOTOS: Famous faces bring Christmas cheer to Crumlin
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

PHOTOS: Famous faces bring Christmas cheer to Crumlin

Dec 21st 2016, 4:47 PM 14,114 Views 18 Comments

Over 100 children will spend Christmas Day in the hospital.

# childrens-hospital - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn
# On The Up
# On The Up

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn

Nov 16th 2016, 11:48 AM 18,848 Views 76 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.

# childrens-hospital - Friday 28 October, 2016

Unannounced inspections at children's hospital found 'high-risk' uncleanliness
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Unannounced inspections at children's hospital found 'high-risk' uncleanliness

Oct 28th 2016, 1:23 PM 10,951 Views 28 Comments

“Multiple surfaces within the wards inspected were dusty and these included bed undercarriages, chairs and examination couches.”

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