18 Apr 2016

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

14 Apr 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.

5 Apr 2016

The HIQA News newsletter is issued to over 2800 subscribers and is also available online. This issue reports on the work of our various teams; the publication of our three-year Corporate Plan 2016–2018; and our public consultation on draft national maternity standards.

4 Apr 2016

This is our fourth Corporate Plan. We have developed it with the experience of applying our functions across the health and social care system and at a time when Government policy signals the further expansion of HIQA’s remit.

Our core values put people using and availing of services, their rights and dignity at the centre of all our work.

31 Mar 2016

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

21 Mar 2016

HIQA has launched an eight-week public consultation on new draft National Standards for Safer Better Maternity Services. We encourage members of the public and all interested parties to provide feedback and become involved in the standards development process by submitting their views on the draft national standards. The closing date for feedback is 5pm Monday 16 May 2016.

16 Feb 2016

The purpose of this guidance on autonomy is to help services to demonstrate how they show respect for human dignity, how they provide person-centred care, and how they ensure an informed consent process that values personal choice and decision-making.

9 Feb 2016

The adverse reaction and diagnosis standards are part of a suite of data guidelines that HIQA’s Health Information team is currently developing to support the standardisation of national, electronic patient summaries.

1 Feb 2016

The National Standard Demographic Dataset and Guidance, first published by HIQA in 2013, presents health and social care service providers with a standard core set of data elements to support the consistent, complete, and accurate recording of information for each service user.

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