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COVID-19 Advice to Cardiac Families.

Visiting restrictions are currently in place in CHI at Crumlin due to infection control measures. However, their new service ‘Patient Care Packages’ is now available. More info below.

Please see link below from the HSE re: “at risk” Groups and Coronavirus. See the do’s and don’ts Stay safe ❤️❤️❤️

Please see update from CHI at Crumlin re cancellation of non urgent appointments.

Message to Cardiac Patients from Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) regarding Covid-19 (link below)

For your information Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin (CHI) issued a message to families on their CHI websites today re update on appointments etc.…/COVID-19-Message-for-Families-/

CHI plan to issue further messages on their websites as needed.

For updates on the Mater Hospital, please click


  • Information in relation to Covid-19.

HSE Helpline 1850 241 850 HSE website

  • Information about the impact of Covid-19 on the Heart Children Ireland service

Our plan is to continue with the Heart Children Ireland service as normal until we are informed otherwise.  Should our access to the HCI office website or Facebook be compromised please check the voicemail on 0857237797 for the most up to date service information.  The hope is that Margaret our CEO and Linda our administrator will be contactable on this number.  At the very least the aim will be to maintain voicemail on this number with the most current information about our service.

  • Information about the impact of Covid-19 on the Heart Children Ireland Family Psychology Support Service

For up to date information please check the voicemail on 0852739772.  Should the face to face access of the psychology service be disrupted the plan to make telephone support available on Mondays Tuesdays and Wednesdays

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Please see the HSE website for updates on risks, symptoms, testing and treatments for Coronavirus.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Message to Families from Children’s Health Ireland (CHI)In order to deal with issues relating to Covid-19, should they arise, CHI is asking the public not to visit it’s hospitals at Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght. Parents/guardians or those designated by parents/guardians can visit their children at this time. No children are permitted to visit the hospitals. These visitor restrictions are being put in place in the interest of patient safety and for members of the public and our staff to minimise the possible spread of infection. CHI can confirm that all hospitals appointments will proceed unless otherwise informed. if you do wish to reschedule your appointment please notify the hospital.
The HSE helpline number is callsave 1850 241 850

Hand washing and social distancing

Big changes are required in our personal habits and lifestyles if we are to slow the spread of coronavirus. On Claire Byrne Live on Monday night Professor Luke O’Neill, Immunologist from Trinity and Cillian de Gascun, Medical Virologist explain proper hand washing and social distancing. #CBLive

Posted by RTÉ One on Monday, March 9, 2020
Some useful tips re hand-washing.

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