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# Temple Street

22nd September 2023
Health products regulator did not know springs were being implanted in children
The Taoiseach has pledged to “get to the bottom” of what happened at Temple Street, as patient groups threaten to boycott review.
This week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Donnelly yet to speak to Taoiseach about Temple Street surgery crisis
Donnelly said he would be happy to meet with the families impacted.
Reviews into spinal surgeries in Temple Street found one child returned to operating theatre 33 times
Both the internal and external review into complications with spinal surgeries in the hospital were published, in full, today.
Families of surgery patients call for full investigation into spina bifida and scoliosis care
A report by
Valerie Flynn
Two reviews are currently underway into aspects of care at Temple Street children’s hospital.
Varadkar on spinal surgery issues at Temple Street: 'I can't overstate how concerned I am'
HSE launches review after child dies and others suffer serious complications following spinal surgery
Varadkar on spinal surgery issues at Temple Street: 'I can't overstate how concerned I am'
A spinal surgery helpline has been set up for parents and families on 01 409 6117.
HSE launches review after child dies and others suffer serious complications following spinal surgery
The review is focusing on the clinical care provided at CHI at Temple Street.
Last year
Two people arrested after infant admitted to hospital in a critical condition
The incident happened in Drogheda in September.
Newborn child in critical condition following incident in Drogheda
Gardaí have launched an investigation into the matter.
All time
Children's hospitals forced to cancel surgeries for patients who are in 'increasing pain'
Around 40% of in-patients at children’s hospitals have a respiratory virus.
High attendances at Emergency Departments forced hospitals to cancel non-urgent procedures, Michelle Hennessy reports.
There has been an increase in cases of a respiratory virus among children aged 0-4.
Advocates have called for funding to expand theatre capacity and support recruitment.
Consultants say orthopaedic care conditions for children are 'inadequate and chaotic'
Young boy in serious condition in hospital after Kilkenny collision
The boy was injured in the collision which happened at 7.50pm on Sunday.
Children's hospitals ask patients not to attend at units unless invited as they deal with cyber attack
Children’s Health Ireland computer technicians is working through 230 infected IT systems and 2,500 PCs.
Consultant at Dublin children's hospitals had inappropriate contact with patient's mother in UK, tribunal hears
Dr Malcolm Lewis is employed at both Temple Street Children’s Hospital and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin.
Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year
Mary Lou McDonald has accused Leo Varadkar of ‘normalising child homelessness’.
Gardaí called about thefts at Crumlin's children's hospital 17 times in two years
Gardaí were called to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin regarding theft allegations SEVENTEEN times since November 2016.
Body of baby found on Dublin beach was a full-term baby girl
Gardaí say no foul play was involved in the death of the child.
Poll: Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if contactless payments were an option?
Temple Street Children’s Hospital is introducing contactless payment versions of traditional bucket collection.
Phasing out the Christmas collection bucket? Irish charities start the switch to contactless payments
Temple Street Children’s Hospital has said it’s moving away from traditional bucket collecting methods.
Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin
The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.
Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital has seen a spike in the number of children presenting with serious sunburn in the last week.
The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays
Temple Street and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin both have designated play specialists to care for the children.
Brian O'Driscoll took his little pal from Temple Street on the Late Late, and she was an absolute star
The cutest BFFS ever.
Brian O'Driscoll took his little pal from Temple Street on the Late Late, and she was an absolute star
The cutest BFFS ever.
Brian O'Driscoll had a lovely reunion with the little girl in THAT adorable Temple Street photograph
This is almost too cute.
'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.
Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital
They take their jobs VERY seriously.
'Temple Street has become a home away from home for us'
The hospital launches its Trick or Treat fundraising campaign today.
Big smiles, fidget spinners and a thumbs up - the Lions visited Temple Street today
Warren Gatland’s squad are in Ireland this week.
'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child
Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.
Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche
Emily Murphy was aged one at the time of the incident.
'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'
Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.
'If she gets another chest infection she probably won't make it, that’s the reality'
Nellie and Lara are the only two children in Ireland with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 – an extremely rare genetic condition.
Schoolboy was left 'dangling over car park' when roof garden collapsed
The 11-year-old has been awarded €10,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court.
Long delays at children's emergency departments due to 'dramatic' spike in viral infections
The three children’s hospitals in Dublin have asked families to go to GPs where possible.
'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen
The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.
Power outage at Temple Street stops operations and affects ambulance services
A spokeswoman said the outage demonstrates the need for a new children’s hospital.
Unannounced inspections at children's hospital found 'high-risk' uncleanliness
“Multiple surfaces within the wards inspected were dusty and these included bed undercarriages, chairs and examination couches.”
Gardaí investigating incident where boy falls ill and dies in Dublin city centre
The cause of the boy’s death is still unknown.
Temple Street Hospital emergency department to reopen at 6pm after power supply issues
A second generator will be installed by 6pm tonight.
Toddler in critical condition after falling from hotel balcony named
His parents remain at his bedside at Temple Street Children’s Hospital.
Staff at Temple Street Hospital without drinking water due to chlorine levels
The hospital said in a statement that food production areas were not affected and all relevant authorities had been informed.