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'Harrowing' child death report slams HSE care

A major independent review into the deaths of almost 200 children under state care has identified serious failings in the child protection service.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
16th June, 2012

A major independent review into the deaths of almost 200 children under state care has identified serious failings in the child protection service.

The damning report will recommend full individual reviews of a number of cases, which could have serious ramifications for the state in terms of liability. It concluded that the majority of children did not receive an adequate child protection service.

The child death review group found that 196 children died while under the...

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