Minister for Health announces phased opening of new Mater adult hospital
New hospital to radically improve quality of care for patients
Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly T.D, today (Friday April 27th) announced the first phase opening of the new €284 million Mater Campus Hospital Development which will radically improve the quality of service and care for patients of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (the Mater Hospital).
The landmark new public hospital will contain state-of-the art facilities including 12 new operating theatres, 120 one-bed en suite rooms, new emergency and out patients departments and a 444-space underground car park. It will be the greenest and most technologically driven hospital in Ireland upon its completion.
Currently the Mater hospital admits approximately 16,500 patients each year. In addition it treats in the region of 40,000 day patients, 47,500 Emergency Department cases and in excess of 220,000 outpatients annually.