national/themed report

Annual Report 2015

Date of publication: 
Monday, April 18, 2016

This report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Authority during 2015.

Annual overview report on the regulation of designated centres for older people - 2015

Date of publication: 
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Overview of our regulatory programme and findings in designated centres for older persons for the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015. It provides information about the 577 centres that are registered by HIQA as of 31 December 2015.

Overview of HIQA unannounced infection prevention and control inspections in 2015

Date of publication: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016

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

Linking learning to National Standards: How recommendations from previous HIQA investigation, statutory inquiry and review reports (2009–2015) relate to specific National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare

Date of publication: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

HIQA has produced a substantial amount of recommendations and learning for public hospitals in Ireland through its various investigations and other regulatory work. This document communicates some of this learning to support public hospitals to implement the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare to generate an awareness of how the Standards relate to real-world care delivery.

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.

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