Appointment to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)

On the nomination of the Social Workers Registration Board, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., appointed the following as a member of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU) with effect from 5 August 2018 to 4 August 2020.        

Ms Colette McLoughlin

Ms McLoughlin qualified in Social Work from Trinity College Dublin and since then has worked in the areas of adoption and medical social work. She has, however, worked more extensively in the areas of Child Protection & Welfare, Family Support and Community Development within the Eastern Health Board and now with TUSLA, the Child & Family Agency. She also graduated from Trinity College with a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection and Welfare and with an MSc. in Health Services Management.

Ms McLoughlin has been involved in a large number of interagency initiatives, educating others in, and promoting, the role of social work within interagency and interdisciplinary service delivery and in planning for local communities.

She sits on a number of committees and boards of management at local and national levels, including the Social Workers Registration Board.