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# child protection services

All time
Child protection and welfare services to be monitored for first time ever
The move was announced today by HIQA, who said that it would help make children “the top priority”.
# Children
HSE figures show 12 children known to child services have died this year
More children known to child protection services have died so far this year than in the whole of last year.
# State Care
Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services
The deaths took place over nine months in 2010, and include four cases of suicide.