Crosbie attacked by his own board over Mater Hospital endorsement

The chairman of the National Paediatric Hospital development board, Harry Crosbie, has been attacked by members of his own board for championing the Mater Hospital site.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
5th May, 2012
Donal Walsh, Dr Stephanie Ryan, Professor Brendan Kinsley and Dr Sam Coulter Smith launching the bid for the Mater site. Photo: Maura Hickey

The chairman of the National Paediatric Hospital development board, Harry Crosbie, has been attacked by members of his own board for championing the Mater Hospital site while the decision regarding the location of the new national children's hospital is under review.

A number of board members have expressed concern that Crosbie, the interim board chairman, was advocating one location. They believe this is outside the scope of the board's remit.

Board members questioned Crosbie's entitlement...

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