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Hospital used to house healthy children

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7145.1625m (Published 30 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1625
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    A children's hospital in Dublin is trying to limit the number of healthy children who are booked into wards because of a shortage of foster parents and emergency accommodation within the Eastern Health Board, Ireland's largest health authority.

    “They're here because the casualty's front door is the only one open late at night when these problems present,” said Dr Peter …

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