26 Sep 2016

The draft National Standards contains twenty standard statements under five themes:

19 Aug 2016

The purpose of this document is to review international evidence and best practice with regard to the development and use of summary care records. An initial desktop review of summary care records identified seven countries for in-depth examination including; England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands.

29 Jul 2016

HIQA’s review of international experience and best practice found that having national health social care data collections with quality data leads to improvements in the quality of care patients receive.

19 Jul 2016

This review looked at how the HSE is addressing the global threat of antimicrobial resistance through the promotion of best practice in antimicrobial stewardship in public acute hospitals.

14 Jul 2016

HIQA inspected 561 of the 937 designated centres for adults and mixed centres for adults and children with disabilities in 2015. There were 741 inspections in total. This report presents an overview of the findings from the 518 announced and 223 unannounced inspections.

8 Jul 2016

HIQA is asking the public to give feedback on these draft Standards. The public consultation will run until Monday 15 August 2016 at 5pm. The standards, along with details on how to take part in the consultation are available here.

10 Jun 2016

This guide outlines HIQA’s monitoring and quality improvement programme for unannounced nutrition and hydration inspections in public acute hospitals (excluding paediatric and maternity services).

7 Jun 2016

The Reach newsletter is for people who live in nursing homes and their relatives and families. The newsletter is voluntarily produced by the National Relatives’ Panel, which represents the voice of older people living in nursing homes and their families.

2 Jun 2016

This report provides an overview of the 2015 regulatory programme for services for children in need of care or protection and also children with disabilities living in designated centres. It primarily sets out how we met our business plan objectives.

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