A new Maternity Hospital planned for Sandyford has finally received approval for planning permission.
The new state of the art maternity hospital will be in Sandyford and will exist for women and children’s hospital needs.
It will hold 127 single patient rooms with the divisions being paediatric, maternity and gynaecolgy sections. It will hold 6 delivery rooms, 12 neonatal intensive care and special care beds.
Alongside these, the maternity hospital will comprise of 4 new theatres, 30 daycare beds 16 clinical suites and 8 urgent care beds.
“The women’s and children’s hospital at beacon would be happy to enter a service level agreement with the HSE to alleviate the present and future capacity issues” said the Beacon Medical Group spokesperson.
Initially privately run, the new Maternity Hospital at Sandyford will also open it’s doors for both public and private patients.