Thursday, 8 March 2018

Questions (256)

Fergus O'Dowd

Question:

256. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the number of preliminary screenings received by the national safeguarding teams in the HSE in 2017; the number that were of substantiated abuse that required intervention from the teams; the number that were of substantiated abuse in which direct support and intervention was provided by a designated safeguarding officer outside of the relevant teams; the number that were unsubstantiated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10840/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.