Health Minister names Childrens's Hospital review group

Health Minister names Childrens's Hospital review group

Health Minister James Reilly has announced the make-up of the review group to consider the decision of an Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for the National Children's Hospital.

The nine-person group will be chaired by Dr Frank Dolphin, who was appointed in the immediate aftermath of the decision by an Bord Pleanála.

The group includes town planner Simon Clear, a member of the Irish Planning Institute.

It also includes an architect, a senior planner who has previously worked with the department of the environment and a consultant paediatrician at Crumlin Children's Hospital in Dublin.

Minister Reilly said the team bring a weight of knowledge and balance to a very important process.

(Additional members: Mr Michael Collins, Mr John Martin, Professor Owen Smith, Prof Jonathan Hourihane, Prof Brendan Gerard Loftus, Professor Clodagh O’Gorman, Louise Shepherd)

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