Supporting parents of children in hospital

2021-09-28T13:53:46+01:00

Sir, – The article “Father and son lose appeal over care allowance while child is in hospital”, (Mary Carolan, News, July 22nd) reports on the Court of Appeal’s rejection of an appeal against a decision to refuse payment of domiciliary care allowance in the case of a child who had spent a prolonged period in hospital. Read the full letter here 

Supporting parents of children in hospital2021-09-28T13:53:46+01:00

Young Writers raise €10,000

2021-09-28T13:55:42+01:00

The commissioner of Irish Lights and Children in Hospital Ireland have announced that proceeds from the sale of The Lighthouse Story book have reached €10,000 to date, writes Amy Rohu. Read in full:

Young Writers raise €10,0002021-09-28T13:55:42+01:00

Advocacy Service

2021-09-28T13:57:29+01:00

At the heart of Children in Hospital Ireland’s work is its play service which is now available to children in hospitals throughout Ireland. It is the only charity managing such a voluntary service in Irish hospitals. By providing engaging and supportive play in wards, playrooms, emergency departments and outpatient departments, Children in Hospital Ireland play volunteers nurture curiosity and creativity and provide distraction from the stress of being in hospital. Did you know? Each year in Ireland there are, on average, over 270,000 hospital visits by children! For over 100,000 children this means an average of a 3-night [...]

Advocacy Service2021-09-28T13:57:29+01:00

What’s Hospital Like?

2021-09-28T13:59:03+01:00

At the heart of Children in Hospital Ireland’s work is its play service which is now available to children in hospitals throughout Ireland. It is the only charity managing such a voluntary service in Irish hospitals. By providing engaging and supportive play in wards, playrooms, emergency departments and outpatient departments, Children in Hospital Ireland play volunteers nurture curiosity and creativity and provide distraction from the stress of being in hospital. Did you know? Each year in Ireland there are, on average, over 270,000 hospital visits by children! For over 100,000 children this means an average of a 3-night [...]

What’s Hospital Like?2021-09-28T13:59:03+01:00

Volunteer Play Service

2021-09-28T14:00:55+01:00

At the heart of Children in Hospital Ireland’s work is its play service which is now available to children in hospitals throughout Ireland. It is the only charity managing such a voluntary service in Irish hospitals. By providing engaging and supportive play in wards, playrooms, emergency departments and outpatient departments, Children in Hospital Ireland play volunteers nurture curiosity and creativity and provide distraction from the stress of being in hospital. Did you know? Each year in Ireland there are, on average, over 270,000 hospital visits by children! For over 100,000 children this means an average of a 3-night [...]

Volunteer Play Service2021-09-28T14:00:55+01:00

Importance Of Play

2021-09-28T14:02:24+01:00

At the heart of Children in Hospital Ireland’s work is its play service which is now available to children in hospitals throughout Ireland. It is the only charity managing such a voluntary service in Irish hospitals. By providing engaging and supportive play in wards, playrooms, emergency departments and outpatient departments, Children in Hospital Ireland play volunteers nurture curiosity and creativity and provide distraction from the stress of being in hospital. Did you know? Each year in Ireland there are, on average, over 270,000 hospital visits by children! For over 100,000 children this means an average of a 3-night [...]

Importance Of Play2021-09-28T14:02:24+01:00

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