Message to Families re HSE Scoliosis Action Plan

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Message For Patients & Parents/Guardians And Families

Re: HSE Scoliosis Action Plan 2017

Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC) welcomes the publication of the overview of the HSE Scoliosis Action Plan 2017 and is fully committed to ensuring the implementation of the Plan. This Plan will deliver on short to medium term reductions in scoliosis waiting lists at the hospital.

OLCHC regrets that children are still waiting for their individualised care plan for surgery. We wish to reassure parents that we are in the process of developing a care plan for each of our scoliosis patients on the inpatient waiting list.  To ensure the best possible clinical outcome for every patient awaiting surgery, this process involves a multi-disciplinary approach with the Orthopaedic Surgeons.  We will communicate with families once this process has been completed. Your co-operation in this matter is appreciated.

HSElive tweet out weekly newsletters re updates on HSE Scoliosis Action Plan. Click here to read December Update.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin has a dedicated line in place for parents/guardians only to deal with any queries re scoliosis.

Tel: 01 409 6877      Mon – Fri: 9.00am to 12.00 noon


Please click on the following links for further information:

Overview of the HSE Scoliosis Action Plan 2017

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD Statement re HSE Scoliosis Action Plan

Ombudsman for Children Statement re HSE Scoliosis Action Plan