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Operating Theatre (HP)


Operating Theatre
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital
Temple Street
Dublin 1
Tel: (01) 878 4239/ 4249

Temple Street, Children’s University Hospital is an acute paediatric hospital with an Operating Department consisting of four operating theatres and a post anaesthetic care unit. Our Operating Department is situated on the second floor of the hospital. There are currently;

    • 10 Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetists
    • 23 Consultant Surgeons
    • A Theatre Manager
    • 2 Clinical Facilitators
    • 11 Clinical Nurse Managers
    • 29 Staff Nurses
    • 8 Health Care Assistants
    • 1 Escort nurse
    • 2 Administration Assistants..

The organisation is a family-friendly one so not all of the above staff work full time.

Our hospital is a national centre for a number of specialties including;

  • National Paediatric Centre for Airway Reconstruction
  • National Children’s Eye Centre
  • National Paediatric Craniofacial Centre
  • National Paediatric Renal Transplant Centre.

The Operating Department is responsible for the paediatric surgery for these specialities and also provides additional surgery including

  • Neurosurgery (brain)
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery including Spinal surgery, (bone)
  • General Paediatric Surgery
  • Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Genito Urinary Surgery (bladder)
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology procedures (eye procedures)
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