Children's Health Ireland

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) was established in 1 January 2019. This saw Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and paediatric services at Tallaght University Hospitals come together and integrate into one organisation to deliver healthcare to Ireland’s children, in preparation for the opening of the new children’s hospital at St James's Hospital in Dublin.

CHI governs and operates acute paediatric services for the greater Dublin area and all national paediatric services, some of which are on an all-island basis. It is also the client for the new children’s hospital project, including its two new outpatient and urgent care centres. As an academic healthcare organisation, CHI is leading on the clinical and operational transformation of acute paediatric healthcare through our triple mission of integrated services, education and research and innovation.

Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin

Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin is an acute paediatric teaching hospital employing approximately 1900 WTE staff. It is Ireland's largest paediatric hospital and is responsible nationally for the provision of the majority of quaternary and tertiary healthcare services for children.


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Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street

Children's Health Ireland at Temple Street is located on Temple Street, Dublin 1, and is part of the Children's Health Ireland hospital group. It is a teaching hospital of University College Dublin.



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Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Tallaght - Children's Outpatient and Emergency Care Unit

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Tallaght Children's Outpatient and Emergency Care Unit is open 24 hours 7 days a week and is located on the grounds of Tallaght University Hospital (TUH).



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Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Connolly - Children's Outpatient and Urgent Care Centre

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Connolly in Blanchardstown Children's Outpatient and Urgent Care Centre is part of the new model of care for children’s health services in Ireland providing care as close to the patient's home as is clinically appropriate.



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Children's Health Foundation (CHF)

Children's Health Foundation raises vital funds to support sick children, young people and their families in CHI at Crumlin, Temple Street, Tallaght and Connolly – from funding vital life-saving equipment and essential patient and parental supports to making new services for patients and ground-breaking, paediatric research possible.

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