The Health and Safety Authority has issued 23 construction-related prosecutions this year. Last year, 13,000 people were injured on sites. By Frank Connolly.
The Irish Hospital Consultants' Association (IHCA) has written to the HSE to tell it that “major deficits exist” in relation to the implementation of part two of the Mental Health Act, 2001 which came in on 1 November.
The Health and Safety Authority has issued twenty three construction-related prosecutions this year. Last year, 13,000 people were injured on sites. By Frank Connolly
The report we publish in this issue of Village (in edited form) is a truly shocking indictment, not just of the Leas Cross nursing home itself, but, far more significantly, the public health system – the health boards, the HSE and the Department of Health and Children. The scale of negligence and indifference of the Department, the Health Boards (as they were) and the HSE are bordering on the criminal.