# hiqa - Today’s News
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
# hiqa - Yesterday’s News
# hiqa - Thursday 16 October, 2014
A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.
# hiqa - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
The centre in Offaly was given an immediate care order.
The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.
# hiqa - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.
# hiqa - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Residents were also expected to pay for staff meals on outings.
# hiqa - Monday 28 July, 2014
The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.
# hiqa - Friday 25 July, 2014
A subsequent report showed a major improvement.
# hiqa - Thursday 17 July, 2014
A HIQA inspection carried out at the home in May of this year found the authority hadn’t been informed adequately of elder abuse allegations.
# hiqa - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Draft recommendations have been published.
# hiqa - Friday 27 June, 2014
Non compliance was found in some areas relating to hazard identification and risk assessment.
The issue centred on what the HSE is doing to mitigate the risks to patients who are waiting transfers in EDs to inpatient beds.
# hiqa - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Much of the criticism was focused on a care service in Cork.
# hiqa - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Hiqa carried out two unannounced inspections at the hospital.
# hiqa - Friday 6 June, 2014
# hiqa - Thursday 5 June, 2014
That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.
# hiqa - Friday 23 May, 2014
HIQA also flagged an issue with children being kept in adult units.
# hiqa - Friday 2 May, 2014
# hiqa - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
HIQA will carry out a review of the quality of service provided at the hospital.
# hiqa - Saturday 26 April, 2014
The authority said the hospital has requested additional funding to replace 300 mattresses in the hospital.
# hiqa - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
A HIQA inspection found the home was non-compliant across 18 different outcomes that it examined.
# hiqa - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Everyone’s been talking about new taping revelations in the du Plantier murder case, the mass shooting in Texas… and Enda’s chess moves at Ryanair.
The audit report on the Stewarts centre is just one of 12 published today into designated centres providing care for children, dependent people and people with disabilities
# hiqa - Friday 21 March, 2014
Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.
# hiqa - Thursday 13 February, 2014
The board of the Rehab Group is due to meet next Monday to discuss whether to disclose the salary of CEO Angela Kerins. Separately, Rehab executives will appear before the PAC within two weeks.
# hiqa - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.
# hiqa - Friday 31 January, 2014
A HIQA report found not washing hands properly was the biggest cleanliness problem in Irish hospitals.
# hiqa - Sunday 12 January, 2014
With HIQA set to audit the Ambulance Service, the trade union wants to ensure that resourcing is taken into account.
# hiqa - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Gordon Jeyes, CEO of the newly formed state agency, says lack of resources are a vital factor.
Inspectors were unable to establish the legal remit for restricting children’s freedom of movement as they found the locking of the unit’s doors had become institutionalised.
# hiqa - Friday 20 December, 2013
The report from HIQA found that just 45 per cent of hand washing opportunities had been taken.
# hiqa - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
A dentist working in Merlin Park Hospital in Galway provided braces that had been removed from children there to a private dental practice.
# hiqa - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The defibrillators would be used in the event of an out-of-hospial cardiac arrest.
# hiqa - Friday 29 November, 2013
The report added that standards of aftercare was also poor in some cases and that the uptake of training was poor.
# hiqa - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
The HIQA guidelines help healthcare professionals determine the financial implications of new technology.
# hiqa - Friday 1 November, 2013
For the first time, respite, residential and voluntary services will be independently inspected.
# hiqa - Sunday 27 October, 2013
A HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar revealed that many of the recommendations issued after the death of Tania McCabe six years ago have not been implemented.
# hiqa - Friday 18 October, 2013
The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”
# hiqa - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.