Press Release

Minister announces upgrade for Dialysis Unit at Beaumont Hospital

The Minister for Health and Children, Mr. Micheál Martin T.D. has approved the establishment by the Eastern Regional Health Authority of a design team tasked with developing plans to upgrade and modernise the Dialysis Unit at Beaumont Hospital. This planning work will commence immediately.

The upgrading will enhance greatly the facilities for patients being treated at the Unit and will allow for treatment to occur at times which will be more convenient for both patients and staff.

Longer terms needs of Renal patients throughout the country will be examined and addressed this year in the context of the development of a National Strategy for Renal Services.