Medical community criticises NPH site

The proposed site of the new National Paediatric Hospital at the Mater in Dublin city has provoked an intense reaction, with a large majority of consultants criticising the decision as political

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
20th November, 2010

The debate over the location of the National Paediatric Hospital (NPH) has often been described as a turf war between the three hospitals that will be amalgamated: Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street; Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin; and the National Children’s Hospital, Tallaght.

However, today’s results from The Sunday Business Post survey show that there is widespread opposition to the selected site among hospital consultants nationwide -...

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