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#National Maternity Hospital

# national-maternity-hospital - This year 2022

Boy (8) settles action against NMH over care at the time of his birth for €10 million
# High Court
# High Court

Boy (8) settles action against NMH over care at the time of his birth for €10 million

Oct 14th 2022, 2:25 PM 16,112 Views 0 Comments

The settlement is the largest for an autism-related birth injury in the history of the State.

Parents asked to bring baby's body out back entrance of hospital, inquest told
# Inquest
# Inquest

Parents asked to bring baby's body out back entrance of hospital, inquest told

Sep 20th 2022, 6:14 PM 31,157 Views 0 Comments

Baby Kevin McNeill died at the National Maternity Hospital on 17 February 2019.

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 15,090 Views 17 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 22,149 Views 58 Comments

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

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 78,459 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 5,289 Views 8 Comments

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

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 18,564 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 39,668 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 13,855 Views 8 Comments

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

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 31,027 Views 68 Comments

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

'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 13,486 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.

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 16,197 Views 46 Comments

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

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 13,777 Views 35 Comments

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

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 46,067 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: 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 37,953 Views 64 Comments

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

'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 18,025 Views 61 Comments

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

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 13,545 Views 54 Comments

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

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 39,768 Views 50 Comments

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

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 24,513 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 17,750 Views 20 Comments

A range of questions are hanging over the relocation plan.

‘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 10,778 Views 33 Comments

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

'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 33,668 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.
'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 34,038 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 18,936 Views 21 Comments

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

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 16,572 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 - Last year 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 13,786 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.

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 48,796 Views 72 Comments

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

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 8,774 Views 1 Comment

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

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 24,704 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 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 10,814 Views 3 Comments

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

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 50,929 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.

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 6,837 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 12,523 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.

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 35,095 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 15,456 Views 35 Comments

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

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 16,634 Views 43 Comments

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

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 11,819 Views 16 Comments

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

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 18,516 Views 24 Comments

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

'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 11,145 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: 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 12,807 Views 18 Comments

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

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