Patient Advocacy Service Offers Support to Residents of HSE-operated Nursing Homes

Patient Advocacy Service Offers Support to Residents of HSE-operated Nursing Homes

From today (14 May 2021), the Patient Advocacy Service will be expanding its remit to provide advocacy support to residents of HSE-operated Nursing Homes. Since the Service’s launch in October 2019, we have been providing a free, independent and confidential service to support users of public acute hospitals making or intending to make a formal…

Ombudsman’s report recognises importance of Advocacy support for younger people in nursing homes

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS) welcomes the findings of the ‘Wasted Lives’ report published today (Wednesday 05 May, 2021) by the Ombudsman, calling for a better future for younger people living in nursing homes in Ireland. NAS, which is funded by the Citizens Information Board, provides free, independent and confidential representative…

Patient Advocacy Service & HSE pledge to improve support for people making complaints about care in public hospitals

Ireland’s newly established Patient Advocacy Service and the Health Service Executive (HSE) have pledged to work together to further improve support services for people who wish to make a complaint about the care they have received in public acute hospitals. The two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which sets out their commitment…

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