Appointments to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council
On the nomination of the Social Care Workers Registration Board, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., re-appointed the following member of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council. This re-appointment is for the period 25 April 2019 to 26 March 2023.
Mr James Forbes
Mr Forbes is the Head of Care with ChildVision. In addition to his responsibilities managing 30 social care practitioners and membership of ChildVision’s Senior Management Team, James is also an Associate Lecturer in the University of Worcester (Vision Impairment and Disability Studies), an Associate Lecturer in the Institute of Technology, Tallaght (Social Care Degree Programme) and a tutor on Trinity College Dublin’s Postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection and Welfare. In addition to a social care qualification, James has primary degrees in law (LLB) and in education (BA Ed.), a Masters in Education (MA Ed.) and an MSc. in Child Protection and Welfare.
On the nomination of the Medical Scientists Registration Board, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has appointed the following as a member of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council. This appointment is for the period 25 April 2019 to 8 November 2020.
Ms Irene Regan
Ms Regan has worked as a Medical Scientist since 1993; taking up a senior post in the Coombe University Hospital in 2002 and subsequently moving to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in 2005 as Chief Medical Scientist. She is committed to promoting and ensuring transparency, accountability and fairness within organisational structures. She is a member of many National Committees, demonstrating her commitment to acting with integrity, ethically and to the highest professional standards.