New €5.5m outpatients unit opens at Temple Street Children’s Hospital

A new outpatients unit at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin has been opened this morning.

New €5.5m outpatients unit opens at Temple Street Children’s Hospital

A new outpatients unit at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin has been opened this morning. 

The new Neurology and Renal facility cost €5.5m to build and was funded entirely through donations. 

The two-floor unit will cater to over 6,500 patients who attend the hospital for treatment each year. 

Brian O’Driscoll, Temple Street Ambassador,  opened the new unit this afternoon. 

The New Neurology Unit includes:

      • 400 square metre footprint
      • A larger waiting room with play area
      • Dedicated treatment rooms
      • A parents’ room
      • Three new Neurophysiological Sleep Testing Rooms with adjoining monitoring. (Located away from the main patient waiting/treatment areas and with better acoustics, these will enable more efficient tests to be conducted)
      • Two wheelchair accessible toilets
      • Four consultants’ rooms
      • A nurses’ room
      • A technician’s office
      • EEG rooms

The New Renal Unit includes:

      • 400 square metre footprint
      • A new larger waiting room with play area
      • A state of the art treatment room for transplant patients
      • Five Hemodialysis stations
      • A specialised Urodynamics facility
      • Provision for psychologists and dieticians to be housed on this single floor, providing a completely holistic treatment for patients

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