“The Right Site”and “essential criteria”

Excerpt from the Dolphin Report, 2012  –

“While any avoidable delay should be minimised, it is more important to choose the right site which meets essential criteria over the long-term (say 50-100 years) than one which is merely the fastest in the short-term. This approach has been endorsed by patients, parents, and health professionals who met us”.

Excerpt from The National Paediatric Hospital  Independent Review, 2011-

“All groups presenting to the Review Team spoke of the imperative of .. co-location .. with a tertiary maternity and neonatal service.”[our emphasis].

NCHA comment : A Maternity on the James’s site ? When? An Imperative?

Ultimately” says Minister Reilly (2012).

In time ” says Minister Harris (2016)