The new Mercers Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St. James’s Hospital combines research, education and practical training in all aspects of health, policy and social care of the older people and will have the full range of treatment, diagnostic, medical, social and general service departments.
NATIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL DEVELOPMENT RECEIVES PLANNING PERMISSION AND DUE FOR COMPLETION 2018.
The National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in DunLaoghaire provides complex specialist rehabilitation services at a national, regional and community level to both inpatients and outpatients who have acquired a physical or cognitive disability as a result of an accident, illness or injury, and require specialist medical rehabilitation services.
The Radiotherapy Unit at Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Derry designed by O’Connell Mahon Architects in association with Isherwood and Ellis, for the Western Health & Social Care Trust, is progressing very well. McLaughlin and Harvey Contractors, have been engaged to construct this significant healthcare facility, which is due for completion in July 2016. The Radiotherapy Unit received co-funding by the HSE in the Republic of Ireland and will provide cancer care for patients in the western region of Northern Ireland as well as adjoining areas in the Republic of Ireland.
BDP, in association with OCMA, were appointed as architects for the new hospital last year by the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board. The Planning Application for the new 7 storey hospital building was lodged with An Bord Pleanála on the 10th August and it is expected the new hospital will be completed in 2019.