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HIQA report on Tusla’s separated children service ‘very concerning’ - Roderic O’Gorman

The report found gaps in governance and a lack of management oversight

Roderic O’Gorman: “Any child that goes missing is a source of real concern”. Picture:

Roderic O’Gorman has said that a damning new report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) into Tusla’s separated children service is “very concerning”.

The Minister for Children was speaking on RTÉ Radio 1 this morning as HIQA published a report first detailed by the Business Post on Sunday into Tusla’s Separated Children Seeking International Protection Service (SCSIP).

The report found the service was failing to meet national child welfare standards, and that on ...