Shane Corr

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Robert Watt, secretary general of the Department of Health, appearing before an Oireachtas committee

RTÉ has contacted the Department of Health asking that it correct the Oireachtas record following a fractious committee meeting. It is understood the(...)

Jeremiah Cronin (21) with his father Daniel and mother Margaret Cronin. Ms Cronin said she was shocked to learn that her son’s records were being used by the Department of Health without her consent.

A woman whose disabled son’s sensitive health records were being used as part of controversial dossiers for the Department of Health has rejected clai(...)

Shane Corr,   senior civil servant at the Department of Health, says he has seen dossiers containing sensitive information on children and their families who were involved in legal actions against the State.  Photograph: RTÉ

The Department of Health must publish the independent review into its practice of compiling dossiers on children with autism without their consent as (...)

Catherine Murphy, joint leader of the Social Democrats: ‘On too many occasions I’ve seen whistleblowers who have paid a very heavy price in terms of careers being really ruined.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 300 allegations of wrongdoing have been made by public sector whistleblowers to Government departments in the past four years, of which more(...)

Shane Corr, a senior civil servant with the department of health made a protected disclosure as a whistleblower. Photograph: Screen grab from RTÉ

The Taoiseach has asked Ministers to set up a team to examine issues raised by an investigation which revealed the Department of Health’s maintained d(...)

People are entitled to sue if their data protection rights are not upheld. Photograph: iStock

The claims made by Department of Health whistleblower Shane Corr raise very serious legal and ethical issues in the areas of privacy, data protection,(...)

Shane Corr is a senior civil servant at the Department of Health. Photograph: Screengrab from RTÉ

A whistleblower at the Department of Health has said it is “mind boggling” the information that is available to Government departments. Shane Corr, a(...)

Shane Corr, a senior civil servant with the department of health made a protected disclosure as a whistleblower. Photograph: Screen grab from RTÉ

The Data Protection Commission has said it is making contact with the Department of Health in relation to claims it secretly gathered information from(...)

The HSE says data protection issues are hampering contact tracing. File photograph: Alan Betson

Border GPs say a lack of collaboration in contact tracing between the Republic and Northern Ireland is contributing to the spread of Covid-19 in the r(...)

Researchers   have found a link between being cared for by the same doctor and reduced mortality. Photograph: iStock

The next time you see your GP I want you to do me a favour. I’d like you to give them a big hug. Yes, you read that correctly. And no, I do not wish t(...)

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