Plans for a new 20-person cystic fibrosis syndrome at the Beaumont hospital are at an advanced stage, and a request to start a development of € 11 million must be made within a few weeks.
A project was selected for a two-story building that will contain single rooms with bathrooms.
Members of the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and people with this disorder met with Senator Catherine Noone yesterday, calling for confirmation that the project, which was promised in May 2016. As part of the partnership government program, it will continue.
Alice Ward (23), a filmmaker from Sutton, Dublin, but living in Co Sligo, told the Irish Independent, who felt consistently disappointed by the national health system.
"If I become more ill and more ill, which is very real and things do not change, I feel that I should go abroad to get adequate health care," she said.
Beaumont confirmed that the planning application will be available at the end of the month.
"Beaumont Hospital is happy to develop plans for the development of a new unit on site," he said.
"The minister and department remain fully involved in this project," said the Department of Health spokesperson last night. She said that project financing was usually blocked after obtaining a building permit.