Opinion: Have we made the right decision for our children?

As An Bord Pleanala grants permission for a new children's hospital, Health Editor Susan Mitchell wonders if we've made the right call

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
28th April, 2016
An aerial view of the planned construction Pic: newchildrenshospital.ie

Have we made the right decision for children?

Today, we learned that An Bord Pleanala has given the go-ahead for a 380-bed children’s hospital on the site of St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin City Centre.

Costing €650 million plus, It is the most significant capital investment project ever undertaken in healthcare in Ireland.

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