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24 Apr

Call for Whistle Blowers Charter for Nurses

Posted by TRUST 24 Apr 05 Categories: News and Press, Press Releases

Alice Leahy addressing annual Gathering of the Mercy Associates in Tipperary, April 24, 2005 “Legislation must be put in place to protect the right of front line care workers to act as advocates in defence of their patients and the most vulnerable” Alice Leahy, Director and Co-Founder of TRUST Addressing Annual Gathering of the Mercy Associates more...

The Editor The Nationalist Clonmel Dear Sir I write to congratulate the Mayor of Clonmel Cllr. Denis Dunne in taking up the case of late Brid Cummins in demanding an enquiry into the way in which she was treated by the Local Authority in Galway. We work with people who are homeless and are very concerned about the fact that people who are vulnerable more...

Re: Health Service Administration Dear Madam Peter Boylan’s letter of Tuesday, February 22 echoes the feeling of many people including this correspondent who have worked in the health service and must deal with that Department on a regular basis. However, while focusing on “systemic maladministration” is important, the root cause of more...

Left to right: Professor Anne Scott, School of Nursing, Dublin City University; Alice Leahy, Director and Co-Founder of Trust; Ms Yvonne O’Shea, Chief Executive Officer, National Council for Progessional Development of Nursing and Midwifery; Dr. Sheelagh Ryan, Chief Officer, Western Region, Health Service Executive, Merlin Park, Galway; Ms Mary more...