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New standards for child protection services unveiled
The Taoiseach said the 27 point plan sets out clearly what exactly is expected of HSE managers and social workers when working within child protection services.
86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem
Some 36 per cent of respondents said they believed they were personally affected by corruption in their daily lives, according to the latest report by the Standards in Public Office Commission.
New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook
The guidelines drawn up by the Teaching Council say teachers should make sure that any interaction on social networks is ‘appropriate’.
Primary school standards have mainly 'stayed the same', say parents
In a new survey, 33 per cent of parents said that primary school education standards have risen, while 37 per cent said they had stayed the same. Over one-fifth said they had dropped.
RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?
RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.
New standards for protection and welfare of children launched
Members of the public are being asked for their opinions on the proposed new national standards, which are for the protection and welfare of children in Ireland.
TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog
The website has responded to criticisms about its “real travellers’” reviews section – saying that its users made “educated decision” based on reviews.
Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released
The HIQA report was positive about St Brigid’s Hospital – but the HSE said last month that it is to be closed on a phased basis.
Bowel cancer screening delayed until next year
The programme was due to be rolled out nationally in January 2012. However, the National Cancer Screening Service said it has not reached “quality assurance standards” yet.