Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend appointed as cost consultants to satellite facilities of the New Children’s Hospital

Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend, the global programme management and construction consultancy, has been appointed to provide cost management services for two Paediatric outpatient and Urgent Care Satellite Centres being developed by the New Children’s Hospital in Dublin.

Set to complete in 2017 and subject to planning approval from An Bord Pleanala, the satellite centres will be located in Tallaght in Dublin 24 and Blanchardstown in Dublin 15. The model of care for the Paediatric OPD and Urgent Care Satellite Centres will guarantee the provision of high quality, safe clinical care to every child being treated there.

This appointment is a result of Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend’s strong track record in the Irish healthcare sector. The consultancy is currently acting as cost manager on some of Ireland’s most significant health projects, including the radiation oncology centres in Cork University Hospital and University Hospital Galway, and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, County Dublin.

Mark-KellyMark Kelly, Managing Director, Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend, added: “We pride ourselves on being a trusted partner to Ireland’s healthcare providers.

“We understand the importance of becoming an extension of the client, providing tangible cost alternatives and maximising cost efficiencies without compromising design. I look forward to bringing our extensive experience to bear in the provision of highly tailored and responsive cost management services to the Paediatric OPD and Urgent Care Satellite Centres.”

Phelim Devine, Design Director/Deputy Project Director of National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, comments:

“We confirm that Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend is an integral part of the Design Team for both the proposed new children’s hospital on the St James’s Hospital Campus and the Paediatric OPD and Urgent Care Satellite Centres located on the Connolly and Tallaght Hospital Campuses.

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“We would like to congratulate Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend and the Design Teams in reaching the milestone of an integrated planning application for the new children’s hospital and satellite centres with associated research, education and family accommodation within an ambitious timeframe.

“We look forward to working with Healy Kelly Turner & Townsend beyond planning to the completion of the project, and to act as a strategic partner in delivering our vison that the new children’s hospital and satellite centres are designed, built and equipped taking a child-centred, family-friendly, high quality, and sustainable approach to ensure that future paediatric services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner that improves clinical outcomes for our children and young people.”