Project Details

New Extension for the Hepatitis C, Cystic Fibrosis and EEG Departments

Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin


Our Lady's Hospital

Project Type:

Healthcare & Pharmaceutical

Project Value


Project Detail:

Overview Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin is an acute paediatric teaching hospital with over 200 beds and employing over 1,500 staff. It is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and is responsible for the provision of the majority of tertiary care services for children including the national centre for cardiac surgery and haematology/oncology, major burns, medical genetics and medical research for childhood illnesses. This project was an extension to the existing facility and is designed around a 5,500 sq.m medical tower around a central atrium with a dedicated play area. The unit accommodates specialist care facilities for children with Hepatitis C and Cystic Fibrosis. It provides consulting rooms, meeting rooms and EEG facilities. The building was constructed in four phased sections to suit the client’s handover requirements.

More Detail:

Designer Group are responsible for all Mechanical and Electrical Services comprising of

  •  Extensive cable containment distribution system
  •  Main power distribution system linked to the hospital main distribution centre
  •  L1 Addressable fire alarm linked to the main hospital system
  •  Structured cabling installation to Cat 5e standard
  •  The supply and installation of combined power, data and medical gas services bedhead distribution units
  •  Lighting and emergency lighting
  •  Building Management System (BMS) cabling
  • Fiber optic network and copper backbone cabling interfaced to the main hospital communication room
  •  Full security system suite, access control, intruder alarm, CCTV systems
  •  Disabled support systems, accessible accessories and toilet alarms
  •  Lightning protection system
  •  External lighting installation
  •  Public address system