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# hiqa report

Last year
HSE unit deployed to Limerick hospital to address ‘chronic’ overcrowding'
A performance management improvement unit of the HSE is to “engage urgently” with University Hospital Limerick.
All time
Long-standing problems hindered hospitals' efforts to cope with Covid-19, HIQA report finds
The pandemic “further exposed” many of the long-standing issues within Ireland’s healthcare system.
'Significant' use of restrictive practices in child detention centre, report finds
A Hiqa report said the use of these practices should be further reduced.
Hiqa finds 'significant discrepancy' in bank account of resident at HSE-run home for people with disabilities
Hiqa inspected Damien House in Co Tipperary on 16 April.
Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.
Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period
The findings were made as part of an unannounced inspection by HIQA in July.
'This should be the bare minimum we expect': Fostering service to close down in wake of damning report
Fresh Start Foster Care Service said it was ceasing operations due to “ongoing difficulties in relation to retention and recruitment of staff”.
Deficiencies in ambulance service putting patients in Dublin at risk, says Hiqa
Hiqa said that a detailed plan for ambulance services across Dublin didn’t exist.
Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours
Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.
'There should be national outrage': 20% rise in reports of abuse in elderly care homes
The figures are contained in a Hiqa annual report.
'Unclean, brown-stained' commodes increase risk of contracting superbug at Tallaght Hospital
Hiqa has raised concerns about hygiene standards after an unannounced inspection.