Thursday, 31 January 2019

Questions (143)

Niall Collins

Question:

143. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Health if assistance in a matter will be provided to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4733/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

It appears from the attachment provided, that the individual concerned is following the correct process in pursuing this matter via the HSE's Dignity at Work policy and process.

With regard to the issues raised continuing throughout the investigation, the HSE Dignity at Work policy contains provisions regarding management's safeguarding of the health, safety and welfare of employees and patients/clients during such an investigation. As such, the individual concerned may wish to raise these ongoing issues with his support contact person, or the person investigating the complaint.