Beaumont Hospital School was established officially in January 2003. It is funded by the Department of Education under the Patronage of the Beaumont Hospital Board.
The service provided by Beaumont Hospital school includes
- Classroom based teaching for St Raphael’s Paediatric Ward
- Ward based teaching for non-mobile students in paediatric ward.
- Out-reach service to the National Orthodpaedic Hospital in Finglas
The school is based in the St Raphael’s Ward Paediatric ward. The children attend the schoolroom while In-patients in this ward which is the National Centre for Pediatric neurosurgery for children over the age of 6. This is also the centre for the National Cochlear Implant Programme and regional ENT surgery.
Throughout the hospital particular wards have specialty treatments including oncology, renal, cardiac, respiratory and neurosurgery.