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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Social Care

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Johnson questioned over £12 billion-a-year tax hike ahead of vote in parliament
Johnson’s controversial plans are being criticised for offering more benefits to wealthy households in southern England.
'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
Ireland is repeating the mistakes of mother and baby homes, social workers have warned.
The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning
The organisation has been plagued with a number of scandals in recent years.
Klopp warns Liverpool squad about social media after Sakho's outburst
Jurgen Klopp says Mamadou Sakho’s social media criticism has been dealt with and has urged him to work hard to salvage his Liverpool career.
'Detached, isolated and ill-informed HSE' at play in Áras Attracta, says nurses group
Nearly 100 hours of training was given to staff featured in tonight’s exposé in the wake of a HIQA report earlier this year but the Disability Federation says this abuse was nothing to do with training.
'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'
Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.
How many children were sent to detention schools this year?
There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.
One-year-old died in tragic accident in her home, just months after being reunited with mother
Susan had spent some time in the care of the State before her death at the age of 15 months.
Kathleen Lynch says she still has responsibility for older people
It comes after concerns over a change in her title today.
Concern for elderly health over budget cuts
Older people are more likely to spend more nights in hospital and to visit the GP, a TILDA study found.
'Worrying' HIQA report raises questions about safety of foster children in Dublin North West
The report found some children had remained in placements despite allegations being made about foster carers.
50 new jobs in nursing and social care
Nua Healthcare is creating the permanent positions in Dublin, Kildare, Laois and Offaly.
HIQA publishes data quality guide for healthcare staff
The authority said the guide is aimed at helping front line healthcare staff ensure patient information is of the highest quality possible.
Breaches of patient information addressed by new guidelines
HIQA issues document for health and social care workers to try to prevent privacy of patient data being breached.
Health workers blast €295 "employment tax"
Social workers, physiotherapists and eleven other professions are facing the statutory registration charge by next year.
Healthcare workers begin 24-hour strike in Northern Ireland
Members of the Unison trade union are holding picket lines in front of numerous hospitals today to protest against frontline budget cuts.