Maternity co-location “of the utmost importance”, 2006

“We must emphasise that on-site …   ‘corridor distance’  ..maternity tertiary service provision is of the utmost importance in any co-location model if we are to put children first”

Excerpt taken from letter from Consultant Neonatologists and signed:-

Dr. Eugene Dempsey,

Dr Pamela O’Connor,

Dr. Margaret Sherican-Pereira,

Dr. Martin White,

Letter, dated 31st March 2006 to the Chairman of the JointHSE/Department of Health and Children Task Group [on the optimal location of the National Paediatric Hospital] – received by NCHA under Freedom of Information Act.