# hiqa - Yesterday’s News
# hiqa - Friday 17 February, 2017
The facility at Drumcar has been the subject of a number of HIQA inspections in the past.
# hiqa - Sunday 12 February, 2017
One of country’s senior dentists reveals some nursing homes neglecting duty of care to elderly.
# hiqa - Thursday 5 January, 2017
Data from Healthy Ireland reveals that 29% of smokers currently use e-cigarettes as an aid to quitting smoking.
# hiqa - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Records released detail complaints received by Hiqa in relation to nursing homes.
# hiqa - Tuesday 6 December, 2016
There was also no nurse in charge on the day of a Hiqa inspection.
# hiqa - Monday 5 December, 2016
A report into Portlaoise General Hospital was published today.
# hiqa - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
HIQA inspection found that the centre has been going through a period of crisis for a long period of time.
# hiqa - Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The operating theatres, staff facilities and the storage of sterile supplies were all criticised.
# hiqa - Monday 17 October, 2016
A new report has identified serious shortcomings in foster care in the region.
# hiqa - Monday 5 September, 2016
New documents show a range of issues raised with disability services in Ireland.
# hiqa - Saturday 3 September, 2016
Hiqa began a monitoring programme last year to look at nutrition and hydration care of patients in Irish hospitals.
# hiqa - Sunday 28 August, 2016
Documents show a number of serious issues in relation to care at nursing homes across Ireland.
# hiqa - Monday 11 July, 2016
It follows Hiqa inspections at centres in Meath, Wexford and Kildare.
# hiqa - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.
# hiqa - Thursday 2 June, 2016
Health and social care watchdog Hiqa also received notifications about serious injuries and misconduct by staff.
# hiqa - Wednesday 4 May, 2016
The Child and Family ageny, Tusla, is investigating the death of the 17-year-old boy.
# hiqa - Thursday 14 April, 2016
The figures are contained in a Hiqa annual report.
# hiqa - Monday 11 April, 2016
Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act detail a number of instances of alleged abuse.
# hiqa - Thursday 25 February, 2016
A report also found there were 74 reported incidents of abusive behaviour or assaults in an eight month period.
# hiqa - Monday 15 February, 2016
It found that 46 babies were in the neonatal intensive care unit which was only designed for 36.
# hiqa - Tuesday 2 February, 2016
Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.
# hiqa - Friday 9 October, 2015
Staff were overwhelmed by the violent and aggressive behaviour of some residents.
# hiqa - Wednesday 9 September, 2015
Only children in high-risk groups could be vaccinated.
# hiqa - Monday 31 August, 2015
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One young person who spoke to inspectors described not being allowed access to a toilet as ‘disgusting’.
# hiqa - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
The Richmond House care home in Monkstown, south Dublin, was found to be negligent in several ways following a HIQA inspection in June.
# hiqa - Thursday 13 August, 2015
Inspectors noted that some parts of the centre were “visibly unclean”.
# hiqa - Thursday 6 August, 2015
Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.
# hiqa - Tuesday 28 July, 2015
Health watchdog HIQA has released details of six unannounced inspections at hospitals around the country.
# hiqa - Thursday 23 July, 2015
Residents had little privacy, and had to be helped long distances to access wheelchair-accessible toilets.
# hiqa - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.
# hiqa - Tuesday 21 July, 2015
A Hiqa report found a litany of failures in the 83 bed facility for elderly people.
# hiqa - Monday 20 July, 2015
The latest suspension is not connected with the RTÉ probe, or with follow up actions by gardaí.
# hiqa - Friday 3 July, 2015
A new report looks at child protection services in North Dublin.
# hiqa - Monday 29 June, 2015
The unit at St Patricks, Kilkenny, which houses 28 people, has been de-registered for up to 28 days over a number of concerns.
# hiqa - Friday 12 June, 2015
In one instance, residents were locked in a unit while a nurse went to another to administer medicines.
# hiqa - Thursday 11 June, 2015
Hiqa has called for an urgent review of staffing levels at Cregg House in Sligo following concerns raised in three new reports.
# hiqa - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.
# hiqa - Monday 25 May, 2015
A report today said the children were moved before any assessment could take place and this hindered one of the investigations.
# hiqa - Sunday 17 May, 2015
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.