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# Elm Park

Last year
Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
Despite calls for a further delay, the plan was approved by Cabinet this morning.
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".
SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes
Master of NMH says he can't understand 'vitriol of opposition' to new maternity hospital
Ex-NMH master Boylan raises 'major red flag' as current master hits out at 'misinformation'
Boylan appeared before the Oireachtas Health Committee today.
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: Health Committee asks Donnelly for further delay of Cabinet decision
Historian: Our distrust of religious institutions with healthcare is rooted in the past
National Maternity Hospital: Health Committee asks Donnelly for further delay of Cabinet decision
The Minister for Health suggested during today’s meeting that a further pause was not likely.
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Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital
Varadkar said the government wants to own the hospital, and “ideally the land”.
St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group rejects calls to sell or give up ownership of National Maternity Hospital site
SVHG says retaining ownership will allow it deliver “integrated patient care”.
New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste
The Sisters of Charity said it has never been contacted by the Government or the State to discuss purchasing the site.
'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.
National Maternity Hospital to leave Holles St in €150m move
The National Maternity Hospital will move to the St Vincent’s campus at Elm Park by 2018.