This regulatory notice from the office of the Chief Inspector (referred to in this notice as the Chief Inspector) within the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is aimed at guiding intended and registered providers of designated centres (collectively referred to in this notice as 'the Provider') in the following areas:
- Making an application to register or renew the registration of a designated centre, including outlining who is authorised to sign the application form and other relevant forms.
- Information prescribed by the registration regulations which must accompany an application to register or renew the registration of a designated centre.
- Outlining who is the 'registered provider's representative'.
- Outlining who is the 'person participating in management' of the designated centre.
Providers must adhere to the information contained in this regulatory notice and consider it in conjunction with the relevant guidance for providers published on this site under Guidance for Providers