Read Article by Chief Executive, Eilísh Hardiman, in Healthnews.ie Advancing acute paediatrics in Ireland for the future of children and young people
Ms Eilísh Hardiman
Chief Executive, Children’s Health Ireland
Children and young people — 18 years and under — comprise one-quarter of Ireland’s population. These young people are a valued and positive asset for Ireland’s future.
Nelson Mandela once said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” A critical review of Ireland in this regard is varied.
Paediatrics in Ireland
When looking at acute paediatric services in our hospitals, we have many excellent services, while others require continued development, especially when it comes to providing timely access. Reducing the length of time that children are waiting for review and treatment is currently the highest priority for Children’s Health Ireland. Read full article