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# Health watchdog

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# scans
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
Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services
The allegations are contained in documents released to under the Freedom of Information Act.
# the tusla file
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.
Mixed gender dormitories and bathrooms at Stewarts Care flagged as 'serious issues'
HIQA also flagged an issue with children being kept in adult units.
# HIQA inspections
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.
# savita
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.