On Air Now

Overnight Music

Midnight - 6:00am

  • 045 901 490
  • 0833-979797

Now Playing

Eric Clapton

Knocken On Heavens Door

Oireachtas Committee Will Hear "No Evidence" Dept Health Secretly Compiled Dossiers On Autistic Children

Stock image: Pixabay

This was allegedly done without the knowledge or consent of the parents.

The Oireachtas Health Committee, on which sits Kildare North TD, Fine Gael's Bernard Durkan, will hear later today there is "no evidence" the Department of Health secretly compiled dossiers on children with autism, involved in legal action.

It follows allegations made by an RTÉ Investigates programme.

https://twitter.com/OireachtasNews/status/1389601911981158400?s=20


The documentary, broadcast in March, claimed the Department of Health had been using data from consultants to build the dossiers on the family's of autistic children who have taken cases against the State.

Ben Finnegan reports:

More from National News

Stay tuned to Kfm!

Get the Kfm Apps for you phone, tablet or smart speaker...

Kfm Kildare Weather

  • Sun

    Light rain

    11°C

  • Mon

    Sunny intervals

    10°C

  • Tue

    Sunny intervals

    11°C

  • Wed

    Heavy rain shower

    10°C

  • Thu

    Sunny intervals

    12°C