Maternity Hospital planning application

babies poster” I have asked the NPHDB to look at the possibility of submitting a planning application  for a new co-located maternity hospital at  the same time as the application for the NPH.”- this is a précis of what Minister for Health,  Leo Varadkar says to Pat Kenny in an interview on Newstalk 106-108 on 30th Oct.2014 [ NPH discussion starts at 31min into interview].

NCHA says “At last, someone is listening. Well done, Minister” But, is the NPHDB the appropriate body to forward a Maternity Hospital planning application?