Warning as more hospital group details emerge

The Master of the Rotunda has said patient care will be compromised if the government goes ahead with the recommendation to group it with other hospitals in the northeast.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
17th February, 2013

Patient care will be compromised if Minister for Health James Reilly presses ahead with the recommendation to group the Rotunda hospital in Dublin with other hospitals in the northeast, the Master of the Rotunda maternity hospital has warned.

Speaking in advance of an imminent announcement about hospital reconfiguration, Dr Sam Coulter-Smith said that long-standing plans to co-locate the Rotunda beside the Mater Hospital in Dublin were jeopardised by proposals drawn up by an expert group...

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