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Edmund wrote; A book in the lat 40s named Night in Crumlin Castle
Posted on December 23, 2017
John wrote; I'll never forget the staff on the Nazareth Ward, they got me back on my feet again.
Posted on February 27, 2017
Lisa wrote; I spent three weeks in St. Josephs Ward in February and March 2007 to have my scoliosis corrected. After waiting for over a year on the waiting list I finally got the call to go in and have my surgery. At the time, my scoliosis had progressed at an alarming rate but I was lucky to be operated on before too much permanent damage was done. I count my time in Crumlin as a life experience. I had the most wonderful doctors looking after me including Dr. Frank Dowling and his team who operated on me and Dr. Pat Kiely who carried out my aftercare. The team of nurses were exceptional in how they treated me. At 16 I was one of the older children being treated in the hospital, never once did I feel out of place. While you're there it is your little community, each staff member is a friend and you will always remember the other children you met in the hospital. This year marks the tenth anniversary of my time in Crumlin and thinking back I realise the impact that time has had on my life. My quality of life was preserved because of my surgery and I was able to go on to attain my degree in pharmacy and go on many adventures which I would not have been able to do without my treatment. My only complaint at the time was being discharged two days before the Irish rugby team visited the hospital with the triple crown as well as the fact I had to watch that famous game between Ireland and England in Croke Park under the influence of heavy medication. Thank you Crumlin for everything!
Posted on February 11, 2017