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New children’s hospital to cost another €299m

The total cost of the project has been estimated at €1.07 billion

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
1st October, 2017
Artists impression of the proposed new children's hospital

The Department of Health needs another €299 million from the government to complete the National Children’s Hospital project.

In its submission to the government’s mid-term capital review, it said it had been allocated €574 million to pay for the hospital.

The total cost of the project - including satellite centres - has been estimated at €1.07 billion, a sum which has already been approved by the government.

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