Leigh Gath – Appointed as Confidential Recipient

Leigh Gath – Appointed as Confidential Recipient

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Leigh Gath, a well-known campaigner for people with disabilities, and Thalidomide survivor was recently named by HSE Chief Executive, Tony O'Brien as the first point of contact for people who have concerns about any aspect of disability services. The new post of ‘Confidential Recipient’ will liaise with individuals who are concerned about abuse, negligence or other mistreatment in HSE-funded services.

In a recent interview with SpokeOut magazine Leigh spoke with Irish Wheelchair Association about her new role as the HSE’s Confidential Recipient and what her appointment entails. (Read Article here)

Leigh will respond to all complaints or concerns in an appropriate and prompt manner and can be contacted confidentially in the following ways:

By post to:
Confidential Recipient for Vulnerable Persons,
Training Services Centre,

By telephone: Lo Call 1890 100 014 or mobile (087) 6657269

By email: leigh.gath@hse.ie

More information outlining the role of the Confidential Recipient is available on the website www.hse.ie/confidential

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