Three serious flaws in our society have converged in children’s hospital debacle

Building gets under way on the new National Children's Hospital on the St James Hospital site in February 2019. Photo: Tony Gavin

Sean Barrett

The visit of the promoters of the National Children’s Hospital to the Oireachtas Health Committee earlier this month was no advance on the visit of December 2019. We still do not have a price for the hospital or a completion date. The contractor claims the design of the project is not yet completed. The promised date for these vital pieces of information is early 2021, four years after the IMF warned about this project.