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#Health watchdog

# health-watchdog - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Health watchdog notified of 68 'significant events' of accidental or unintended exposure to ionising radiation

The majority of these events related to CT scans and involved relatively low dosses of radiation.

# health-watchdog - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# health-watchdog - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.

# health-watchdog - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mixed gender dormitories and bathrooms at Stewarts Care flagged as 'serious issues'

HIQA also flagged an issue with children being kept in adult units.

# health-watchdog - Friday 21 June, 2013

Maternity unit and patient equipment at Tipperary hospital are unclean

The Health Information and Quality Authority has carried out inspections on five hospitals with South Tipperary General Hospital coming in for particularly strong criticism.

# health-watchdog - Friday 23 November, 2012

HIQA board to decide if it will investigate Savita death today

The board of the health watchdog meets today to consider a request to hold a statutory investigation into the woman’s death at a Galway hospital last month.