Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith welcomes confirmation from the Minister for Health that financial provision has been made in the 2021 Capital Plan for the Department of Health to progress the proposed upgrading of the Emergency Department at Cavan General Hospital. The Emergency Department will be reconfigured and additional resuscitation bays will be provided.

Provision is also being made to replace the Endoscopy Unit and also provide an additional 18 beds.

“I welcome the confirmation by Minister Donnelly of this funding towards this essential upgrading of existing accommodation and provision of new accommodation and I had continually raised with the Department, with the HSE and also through Parliamentary Questions and in other health debates in Dáil Éireann the need to progress these projects.

I also welcome the commitments made in relation to the Primary Care Centre made in Monaghan Town and also the adaption/extension of Oriel House”, stated Brendan Smith TD.

Cavan General Hospital – Fit out of leased property to accommodate Antenatal & Paediatric OPD clinics so that existing OPD accommodation can continue to be used as an expanded ED at CGH.
Cavan General Hospital -Reconfiguration of ED incl additional Resus Bays (See Project Ref 1188a)
Cavan General Hospital – Replacement Endoscopy Unit and additional beds (18 beds) including linking ED. See ProjectRef 1492
Monaghan – Primary Care Centre Monaghan Town – Primary Care Centre to be developed on HSE owned site (St Davnet’s). Includes a MH PCCentre. (National Ranking 28) – CONSTRUCTION
Monaghan – St. Davnet’s, Monaghan Town – The adaption/extension of Oriel Hse, St. Davnet’s Hospital to provide 15 Continuing CareBeds (transfer from Blackwater Hse) – OPERATIONAL