Thursday August 6, 2020

Private clinic at children’s hospital to proceed, says Donnelly

While in opposition, the Minister for Health had criticised aspects of the proposal for a private outpatient clinic at the €1.7bn National Children’s Hospital

12th July, 2020
Work had stalled on the new childrens hospital but the main contractor said it would resume work tomorrow

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that a private outpatient clinic at the €1.7 billion National Children’s Hospital will proceed as planned, despite having queried aspects of the proposal while in opposition.

Work on the hospital stopped on March 31 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and has not recommenced, despite construction workers being allowed back on sites since May 18.

BAM and the National Paediatric Health Development Board (NPHDB) were locked in a dispute...

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