The following is Cork ARC’s statement in response to the recent publicity of various charitable organisations.

Cork ARC would like to reassure all those concerned that the policy of Cork ARC regarding remuneration is:

1. All members of our Board of Trustees are voluntary and receive no remuneration, expenses, hospitality or gifts of any kind.

2. Our nursing staff are paid in line with HSE rates and grades of nursing pay and receive no bonuses or expense allowances of any kind.

3. Our administration staff are paid a basic salary at current market rate and receive no bonuses or expense allowances.

4. None of our volunteer fundraisers receive expenses or commission on amounts collected by them.