Thursday October 29, 2020

HSE fails to assess sex risks to children, says counselling service

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is failing to assess the risk posed to children by self confessed sex offenders, according to the counselling service One In Four.

30th October, 2010

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is failing to assess the risk posed to children by self confessed sex offenders, according to the counselling service One In Four.

Maeve Lewis, the director of the group, which operates a counselling service for sex offenders who volunteer to undergo treatment, said the agency had passed the details of all such clients onto the HSE.

However, she said that in 80 per cent of the cases, the HSE had...

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