Establishment of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council

8 image dohc logo lgMinister Harney Announces the Establishment of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council

26 March 2007

The Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney TD, today (26 March 2007) announced the establishment of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council, the purpose of which is to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct, education and competence. The Council is being established under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 and will lead to the statutory registration of twelve health and social care professions none of whom are subject to statutory registration at the moment.

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