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# HIQA inspections

Last year
HIQA: 'Not uncommon' for patients in EDs to wait 80 to 90 hours for an inpatient bed
Mayo University Hospital was so overcrowded that inspectors said patients were exposed to infection control risks.
All time
Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner
Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.
Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.
Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'
Some children were concerned about where they would live when they left the centre.
HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home
An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.
Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing
Waterford was not alone in criticism as HIQA also released reports for St Michael’s Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.
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.