national/themed report

Annual overview report on the regulation of designated centres for older people – 2014

Date of publication: 
Friday, July 3, 2015

In 2014, the Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority, or HIQA) carried out 758 inspections of 549 nursing homes, 58% of which were unannounced and 42% announced.

Annual report of the regulatory activity of the Health Information and Quality Authority: Children’s Services 2014

Date of publication: 
Monday, June 22, 2015

Annual overview report detailing the regulation and oversight of children’s services undertaken by the Authority in 2014. These services are statutory children’s residential centres including special care units, statutory foster care services and those run by private providers, child protection and welfare, designated centres for children with disabilities and the detention schools.

Annual Report 2014

Date of publication: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

This report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Authority during 2014.

Overview of inspections in public acute hospitals against the National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections

Date of publication: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015

This report reviews the findings of unannounced hygiene inspections carried out by the Health Information and Quality Authority in public acute hospitals between February 2014 and January 2015. These inspections are carried out to check whether or not hospitals are meeting the National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated
Infections.

Review of the governance arrangements as reflected in the safety, quality and standards of services at UL Hospitals

Date of publication: 
Friday, June 6, 2014

This report presents the findings from the review of the governance of UL Hospitals that has been undertaken by the Health Information and Quality Authority. This review was undertaken in order to monitor progress with the implementation of the Authority’s National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare.

Annual overview report on the regulation of designated centres for older people – 2013

Date of publication: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The report summarises the findings of the 697 individual inspection reports published by HIQA during 2013, analyses the regulatory activity that HIQA undertook as a result of these findings and provides an overview on the nursing home sector in Ireland.

Annual Report 2013

Date of publication: 
Monday, April 28, 2014

This report provides a timely overview of the work undertaken by the Authority during 2013.

Catalogue of National Health and Social Care Data Collections

Date of publication: 
Monday, March 10, 2014

These collections gather large volumes of data to provide information on Irish health and social care services, and this catalogue combines information about them in a single location. The Catalogue of National Health and Social Care Data Collections was first published in 2010 and included 97 data collections. This updated version includes 108 collections, reflecting a number of new additions, while others that appeared previously are no longer in operation.

Overview of findings of 2012 children’s inspection activity: foster care and children’s residential services

Date of publication: 
Thursday, July 25, 2013

This report reviews the findings of inspections carried out in 2012 in HSE run children's residential centres and foster care services.

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