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# Care

This year
Irish GPs have come under pressure to prescribe hormones, gender service consultant claims
A landmark report in the UK raised concerns over private gender care, which Paul Moran said is also an issue here.
People in need of gender care are turning to private providers due to long waiting lists.
The National Gender Service has advised GPs not to enter shared care arrangements with private clinics.
Dr Paul Moran called on pharmacists to stop dispensing foreign gender healthcare hormone prescriptions.
'This is not a victory for anyone': A carer reacts to landslide No vote in referendum
Ann Brehony
'Disabled people are not a burden': Campaigner thanks public for resounding No vote
Family and Care referendums defeated by huge margins
Varadkar says O'Gorman doesn't need to resign over referendum result
Referendum Q&A: What will you be asked to vote on? And what exactly is a durable relationship?
People will next week be asked to vote on amending sections of the Constitution related to the family and the provision of care.
The votes, dubbed the Family Amendment and the Care Amendment, will take place next Friday
The Constitution currently only recognises families based on marriage and refers to a woman's place 'in the home'
Not up to speed on what the referendums are about? We've got you covered
Former president Mary McAleese calls for double Yes vote in referendums
Campaign group Equality not Care says proposed change in care referendum is ‘ageist' and 'ableist'
Here's how to register to vote (or update your information) ahead of next month's referendums
'The wording doesn't go far enough': We asked carers how they'll vote in the care referendum
Some carers told us that they think the wording of Article 42B is insulting, while others are still unsure as to how they will vote on 8 March.
Are you a carer? We want to hear your thoughts on the upcoming care referendum
What do you want to know about the 8 March referendums? Send us your questions
Young caregivers receive poorer Leaving Cert grades than their peers, new study shows
Referendums: Flac suggests changing 'durable relationships' wording, warns about misinformation
The Free Legal Advice Centre says the proposed changes, as currently worded, are “symbolic” and “will not deliver meaningful enforceable rights”.
Last year
Opinion: The HSE must learn to listen to social workers in the wake of the 'Emily' case
Sinéad McGarry
'The system is broken': Carlow toddler with scoliosis without therapy due to staffing crisis
All time
'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients
New research to examine lives of children in care and adults who were in care as children
Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
HSE hack: A sensitive Tusla database dealing with child protection cases can't be accessed
Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries
So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen
Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU
Just 2% of safeguarding concerns reported to HSE come from people experiencing alleged abuse
Nursing home complaints: Allegations of poor hygiene standards and staffing issues
Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals
Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period
High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful
Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident
‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness
HSE launches investigation into south Dublin disability service after mistreatment allegations
'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia
'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia
Child with Down Syndrome and severe autism who was abandoned at birth was 'not receiving sufficient HSE and Tusla support'
Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'
Almost half of older people depressed in months before death, according to study
Report into death of teen finds impact of separating her from younger sibling was not understood
Kerry nursing home told its system for residents' cash is 'not secure'
Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years
'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'