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JUDGE SLAMS LACK OF RESIDENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC CARE FACILITIES FOR UNDER 18S

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JUDGE SLAMS LACK OF RESIDENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC CARE FACILITIES FOR UNDER 18S

The Health Service Executive came in for strong criticism from the bench of Monaghan District Court this week when Judge Sean MacBride bemoaned the apparent lack of residential psychiatric facilities in this country for under 18s. The court was dealing with the case of a male juvenile accused of an assault offence at Kilnacloy, Monaghan on September 17 this year, and who had to be remanded in custody to St Patrick’s Institution for young offenders from a previous sittings because no alternative suitable facilities were available for him. ...