CMH News

New Hospital News July 2014

Progress is being made on new hospital. Plans are nearly complete for submission to An Bord Pleanala under the Strategic Infrastructure Act. Fingal County Council has varied the development plan zoning of the site, to facilitate the new hospital.

Telephone Contact Number 12th April 2013
Good news. Our telephone contact service has restarted. You can leave a message on 087-9302932 and we will return your call. You can also contact us is through email or to write to us. Details in Contact Us.

A new book has been added to Recommended Books 13th February 2013

New Hospital News March 2012
The Carers Group is now represented on the new hospital Steering Group. A member participates in the Steering Group for the design of the new hospital which is to be located in Portrane, County Dublin. Initial designs have been produced and consultations with Fingal County Council are taking place in order to progress the desgn and planning approval.

New Hospital News December 2011
The new CMH Hospital is to be located at Portrane, Cound Dublin. The CMH Carers Group is supportive of this proposal as it will provide a modern forensic psychiatric hospital in a nice coastal location, in a relatively short period if all goes to plan.

Visiting Times Update
Please note management have advised us that evening visiting cannot be guaranteed because of staff shortages. You are advised to phone the CMH Hospital on 01 2157400 or to contact your patients social worker to confirm that visiting is on before you travel.

June 29th 2011 Visiting Times Changed
CMH management has changed visiting times again. The intention is to provide more time for patient therapies during afternoons. For this reason afternoon visiting during the week has been curtailed. See revised visiting times.

February 14th 2011 Recommended Reading
We have added a page to this website for recommended books on mental illness, health and recovery. It's the last page! If you have any suggestions please use the Contact Us page to let us know.