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# direct provision
Issues with Covid-19 high on the list of complaints by Direct Provision residents, says ombudsman
Only 61 complaints were received by the Office of the Ombudsman in 2020, dropping from 168 in 2019.
# peter tyndall
Information Commissioner calls for incoming government to 'improve' Freedom of Information Act
Peter Tyndall was commenting as he published his officer’s annual report for 2019.
# Annual Report
Complaint to Ombudsman after social housing tenant deemed to have sent 'insulting' tweet about neighbour
The Ombudsman received more than 3,600 complaints about public services last year.
# direct provision
Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says
The Ombudsman today published his annual commentary on Direct Provision complaints.
# Divine Intervention
Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman
The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.
# direct provision
Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
Peter Tyndall called for more powers for the Ombudsman’s office.
# Overpayments
Years of mistakes: How the Department of Social Protection mishandled social welfare overpayments
Some overpayments have not been recovered because of a litany of mistakes by the Department of Employment and Social Protection.
# Complaints
'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints
Just 10 of 36 recommendations in a 2015 report have been fully implemented.
# Ombudsman
Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances
The woman’s allowances were reduced significantly when her two children turned 18, despite them both having intellectual disabilities.
# redress scheme
'To refuse them was a mistake': Redress plans for some women excluded from Magdalene scheme
Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has welcomed the government’s acceptance of his recommendations for redress for survivors.
# direct provision
Ombudsman receives 97 complaints from Direct Provision residents
The Ombudsman’s office began accepting complaints from people in Direct Provision last April.
# opportunity lost
Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.
# Welfare charges
A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...
The woman’s mother, who suffered from mental health problems, passed away in 2012.
# Complaints
Ombudsman to investigate how hospitals handle complaints
And he wants your help in investigating.
# Conflict of Interest
James Reilly should not oversee review of maternity services appointment - Adams
Sinn Féin’s leader said there is a conflict of interest for the director of the West/North West Hospital Group, Noel Daly.
# any complaints
Welcome aboard: President appoints Peter Tyndall as Ombudsman
Tyndall has said that, if public bodies handled complaints better, there wouldn’t be any need for his role.
# Complaints
New Ombudsman wants to bring 'objectivity and clarity' to role
Peter Tyndall is due to replace Emily O’Reilly in the role and spoke about his hopes for the new job.
# New Ombudsman
Peter Tyndall to replace Emily O'Reilly as Ombudsman
He’s set to take up the position after serving in the same role in Wales. There were 35 expressions of interest in the job from journalists, PR professionals, politicians and others.