Tuesday 23 January 2018

Hospital's funding must be clarified

THE murky funding situation of the proposed National Paediatric Hospital (NPH) must be publicly clarified.

The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board (NPHDB) was established by Statutory Instrument No 246 of 2007 and signed into law by Mary Harney the day before the last general election.

One of that board's functions was to "explore the possibility of securing philanthropic contributions to meet all, or part, of the capital cost of developing the hospital".

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