Publications

9 Oct 2013

This report presents the findings from the investigation into the care provided by the HSE to patients, including pregnant women, at risk of clinical deterioration. It presents 34 recommendations that focus on improvements required in the University Hospital Galway and across the other 18 public maternity hospitals in Ireland.

17 Sep 2013

This Business Plan outlines the objectives to be met in 2013, in keeping with our Corporate Plan 2013-2015.

12 Sep 2013

This is the third Corporate Plan of the Health Information and Quality Authority. It has been developed at a time when there are major plans for the reform of the health service and as such, it heralds an important time for the Authority as we take on new functions and plan for others into the future.

1 Aug 2013

This National Standard will provide guidance to hospital staff on the specific information they need to include on discharge summaries after an inpatient stay, making the patient’s transition back to the community smoother, safer and more efficient.

25 Jul 2013

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

11 Jul 2013

This report features a thorough overview of healthcare interoperability standards in Ireland and elsewhere. These standards allow health information to be shared electronically to help patients and health professionals make decisions based on the best available information.

26 Jun 2013

The Authority conducted a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of IPC treatment for people with severe peripheral arterial disease who are not candidates for revascularisation via angioplasty or surgical intervention.

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