24 March 2020 – Allowed registration of retired health workers

Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Irish Government allowed registration of retired health workers from a number of professions, including doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists and other health and social care professionals such as social workers, physiotherapists, radiographers, dietitians, opticians and occupational therapists.

The change was made as a part of the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020, which became law on 27 March 2020.
Full details here: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2020/act/2/enacted/en/html