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Can Anything Be Done About The National Children's Hospital Overspend?

The Public Accounts Committee has today heard that the cost of the new National Children's Hospital...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:58 PM - 31 Jan 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Can Anything Be Done About The National Children's Hospital Overspend?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:58 PM - 31 Jan 2019

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The Public Accounts Committee has today heard that the cost of the new National Children's Hospital could reach at least €2 billion.

The first official estimate was €650 million, but that figure has since gone up to €1.7 billion.

Is there another solution to this massive overspend?

We were joined by Jimmy Sheehan, retired orthopedic surgeon and developer of Blackrock, Galway and Hermitage Clinics, and Peter Greally, Chief Clinical Director of the Children's Hospital Group, to discuss what can be done about the debacle.

Can Anything Be Done About The National Children's Hospital Overspend?

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