7 Jul 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.

3 Jul 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.

26 Jun 2015

The guide outlines why the Authority has decided to focus on this patient safety issue, how the review process will be conducted, and what the desired outcomes from this review will be.

22 Jun 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.

15 Jun 2015

Business Plan outlines the objectives to be met during 2015.

28 May 2015

This guide explains the approach that the Authority takes when monitoring the compliance of acute hospitals with the National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections. It refers to unannounced inspections only.

6 May 2015

Speaking notes, Phelim Quinn, CEO of HIQA, at the INMO Annual Delegate Conference 2015

22 Apr 2015

This report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Authority during 2014.

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