Press Release

Minister Martin announces sanction for Design Team – Our Lady´s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin

Micheál Martin TD, Minister for Health and Children, today announced that sanction has been given to the appointment of a design team to prepare the outline Development Control Plan for Our Lady´s Hospital for Sick Children, the brief for which is currently being finalized. This sanction will ensure that there is no delay in the planning and design process when the brief has been completed.

The Minister also announced that sanction has been given to appoint a separate design team to advance the planning and design process in relation to the provision of MRI facilities at Our Lady´s Hospital.

The Department of Health and Children approved the establishment of MRI facilities at Our Lady´s on the basis of a detailed service assessment carried out by the Eastern Regional Health Authority which found that the volume, nature and complexity of paediatric conditions dealt with at Our Lady´s warranted on-site facilities.