Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (799)

Thomas Byrne

Question:

799. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Health if the Department of Clinical Genetics will move from Crumlin Hospital to the national children's hospital; if not, if it will stay in place; and the improvements scheduled for same. [19100/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The current Department of Clinical Genetics located in CHI at Crumlin (previously known as Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin) is part of Children's Health Ireland. Services and employees of the Department of Clinical Genetics will transfer to the new children's hospital once it is operational. I have referred your question re clinical genetics service improvements to Children's Health Ireland for direct reply.