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CAMHS are providing a good level of care according to HSE Chief

Jan 28, 2022 09:01 By Shannonside News
CAMHS are providing a good level of care according to HSE Chief CAMHS are providing a good level of care according to HSE Chief
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It comes following following a damning report of a South Kerry service.

The HSE Chief Executive says Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are providing a good level of care for those who need it.

A review published this week found 46 children were 'significantly harmed' after being prescribed inappropriate medication by a junior doctor in the CAMHS service in south Kerry.

The Government's indicated those involved will be compensated however its expected to also lead to a series of medical negligence cases.

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But HSE CEO Paul Reid says while what happened is wrong, it doesn't mean the public can't have faith in CAMHS.

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