Publications

21 Nov 2014

1. Code of Governance
This code describes the key roles and responsibilities within the Authority and the procedures and protocols that are core to good governance. An accompanying document containing policies and procedures for governing the business of the Board forms part of the Governance framework.
2. Code of Business Conduct

21 Nov 2014

Following a request from the Health Service Executive (HSE), the Authority has undertaken a series of health technology assessments (HTAs) examining clinical referral and treatment thresholds for selected scheduled procedures.

30 Sep 2014

Health technology assessment (HTA) has been described as ‘a multidisciplinary process that summarises information about the medical, social, economic and ethical issues related to the use of a health technology in a systematic, transparent, unbiased, robust manner’.

30 Sep 2014

Health technology assessment (HTA) has been described as ‘a multidisciplinary process that summarises information about the medical, social, economic and ethical issues related to the use of a health technology in a systematic, transparent, unbiased, robust manner’.

29 Sep 2014

The Health Information and Quality Authority recognises the importance of increasing the quality and safety of care for all children, especially children who are particularly vulnerable and are living away from their families. These Draft national standards for special care units have been developed to ensure that children living away from home are provided with safe, high quality services.

28 Aug 2014

Issue 2 of our newsletter for the family and friends of those living in residential care centres in Ireland

30 Jul 2014

Older people should be supported to stay as independent as possible for as long as possible in their own homes. However, there are some older people who will require placement in residential care, including nursing homes, when their needs cannot be met at home or in the community.
The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) aims to promote continuous improvement in the quality and safety of the residential services provided to people living in residential care.

11 Jul 2014

Revised health technology assessment (HTA) guidelines that assist decision makers in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of health technologies.

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