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# Confidential recipient
'They feel there's an unreasonable effort to control them': Watchdog concern over HSE treatment of people with disabilities
In 2018, 206 complaints or concerns were received by Confidential Recipient for Vulnerable Persons.
# disabilities
85% jump in number of complaints received about HSE care of vulnerable adults
A cost-saving decision to move people with severe intellectual disabilities away from their long-term home was overturned.
# Sexual Abuse
Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years - report
A report from the new HSE whisteblower service highlights claims of abuse in residential facilities.
# Disability Services
Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers
Leigh Gath has been named the HSE’s Confidential Recipient.
# Whistleblowers
There's a new garda confidential recipient... but not for long
Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.
# Gardaí
Oliver Connolly: I’ve been subjected to a concentrated attack by certain TDs
Connolly was relieved of his duties as Garda Confidential Recipient by Justice Minister Alan Shatter in February and his made his first public comment on the matter today.
# Confidential recipient
"I have no idea what he was thinking": Shatter on Confidential Recipient's comments
The Minister told the Dáil today that he was ‘utterly astonished’ by Oliver Connolly’s alleged comments.
# Oliver Connolly
Shatter: Confidential recipient couldn't explain his comments to garda whistleblower
The post of confidential recipient is to be replaced by a new system, the Minister confirmed.
# John Wilson
Gardaí who suspect wrongdoing in force should approach TDs --- whistleblower
John Wilson says members of the force have “nobody to turn to” following the sacking yesterday of Confidential Recipient Oliver Connolly.
# Whistleblower
Dáil hears alleged conversation: 'If Shatter thinks you're screwing him, you're finished'
Alan Shatter said that suggestions in a transcript, read into the Dáil record last night, that he threatened anyone or authorised threatening were “absolutely outrageous”.