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Temple Street Children's Universtiy Hospital
Temple Street Children's University Hospital was established in 1872 as a hospital for the poor children of Dublin under the care of the Sisters of Charity. Now under the care of the Sisters of Mercy and renamed The Children's University Hospital it now provides an acute paediatric service and specialist paediatric healthcare for children from all over the country. There are 960 skilled and dedicated staff in the hospital, including 60 consultants. Over 140,000 children attended our hospital last year. This included more than 50,000 children to the Accident and Emergency Department, one of the busiest paediatric emergency units in Europe. Temple Street Children's University Hospital faces the new millennium with confidence in its role as a provider of paediatric healthcare at a national level, leading the way across a spectrum of medical specialities.The Alzheimer Society of Ireland was established in 1982 by a group of carers with the aim of providing support and services to people with dementia and their carers. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is now the leading dementia care organisation in the country with 29 branches nationwide. The Society works for and on behalf of people with Alzheimer’s Disease/related dementias and their carers to ensure they have the necessary supports and services to enable them to maximise quality of life, respecting the needs, rights and dignity of the individual.