Children’s hospital in Tallaght is to temporarily close amid Covid-19 pandemic

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From midnight tomorrow, services for children at Tallaght hospital will temporarily close because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Acute paediatric services will be moved to Crumlin and Temple Street hospitals.

Paediatric outpatient and urgent care services are being transferred to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.

This decision has been taken to protect patients, their families and staff.

-Sam Fitzsimons