Culture shift needed on children’s care

Children’s hospitals are dear to my heart. I trained as a children’s nurse in Temple Street in 1982, worked in Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London for ten years and returned to Dublin in 1997 when I was appointed director of nursing i

20th January, 2007

Children’s hospitals are dear to my heart. I trained as a children’s nurse in Temple Street in 1982, worked in Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London for ten years and returned to Dublin in 1997 when I was appointed director of nursing in Crumlin and subsequently director of nursing of Tallaght hospital.

Now, as Ombudsman for Children, I feel well placed to draw on my 25 years of personal experience and...

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