Minister for Health Simon Harris. The number of children at Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin and Temple Street Children’s University Hospital waiting for more than four months for surgery has grown by 17%. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Government promise that no child with scoliosis will have to wait for urgently-needed surgery looks set to be broken, with new figures showing waiti(...)

The site of the  National Children’s Hospital at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Affordable housing and extra salary increments should be provided to help the new national children’s hospital recruit key nursing staff, according to(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD joins James Stack (9), Grace Cawley ( 8), Adam Kelly (5) and Matilda Kiernan (7), and Eilish Hardiman, chief executive of the children’s Hospital Group  and John Pollock, project director of the NPHDB. Photographh: Maxwell Photography

The site is being cleared, the bids to build the project are coming in and the legislation required to make it a reality is due shortly – the vision o(...)

Artist’s impression of proposed patient rooms at the site of the new state-of-the-art children’s hospital to be co-located at St James’s Hospital,  Dublin. Image: Children’s Hospital Group/PA Wire

Work on building the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital in Dublin will start in June with the clearance of existing buildings on (...)

Eilish Hardiman, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Five Irish and overseas consortiums have been shortlisted to build the new national children’s hospital, the biggest capital project in the history o(...)

Aerial view of the site for the new National Children’s Hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin

More than 2,300 new jobs will be created during the construction phase of the new National Children’s Hospital (NCH) on the St James’s Hospital campus(...)

Plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin are to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála on Monday afternoon.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he was “confident, but not complacent” in relation to the plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the(...)

Eilish Hardiman, chief executive of the group overseeing the merger of the three children’s hospital: said there were “issues” with the functioning of genetics

A plan to dismantle the State’s only national service for families with genetic conditions will lead to a “huge clinical risk” to patients and create(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar with children from the Youth Advisory Council at the launch of the design team for the new children’s hospital at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Sam Boal/PhotocallI

Make it happen. That would sum up most people’s view of the long-running national children’s hospital saga, which has already cost the taxpayer almost(...)

Jonathan Irwin, co-founder of the Jack and Jill Foundation. “If ever this Government needed to take stock and listen to the views of parents of sick children regarding the location of the national children’s hospital, it is now.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Jack and Jill Foundation, which provides support for parents of extremely sick children, is opening a petition calling for the site of the new n(...)

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