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NAS awarded contract for the Independent Patient Safety Advocacy Service

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D. has announced the awarding of the contract for a new independent Patient Safety Advocacy Service to the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities. This service will support those wishing to make a complaint about their experience of the public health service; and provide support to patients who … Continued

December 21, 2018 Read More

Shining a light on how inaccessible “accessibility” is at the launch of the NAS Annual Report and Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Minister for Social Protection and Employment Affairs, Regina Doherty today launched the Annual Report 2017 and Strategic Plan 2018-2021 of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS). NAS is funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board, and provides a free, independent and confidential advocacy support service to people with disabilities across Ireland. … Continued

December 13, 2018 Read More

Barely Getting By – Citizens Information Board Highlights Citizens’ Concerns ahead of Budget 2019

Over one million queries inform Citizens Information Board pre-budget submission. Citizens Information Board-funded delivery services dealt with over one million queries and assisted over 700,000 callers to access a wide range of social, public and financial services in 2017. Drawing from those experiences, the ‘Barely Getting By’ pre-budget submission highlights how a targeted approach by … Continued

September 12, 2018 Read More