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# HIQA

Last week
12th May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Inspection of Laois direct provision centre finds 75% of residents had been granted protection
This month
May 2024
Second emergency department in Mid-West region to be considered to ease pressure on UHL
Calls for urgent action after inspection finds 'significant risks' to patient safety remain at UHL's ED
Last month
April 2024
Child hospitalised due to pest infection in asylum seeker accommodation centre
This year
2024
Cork nursing home resident observed wearing soiled outer clothing on day of HIQA inspection
Dublin care centre impacted residents' privacy as a result of unexplained hourly night checks
Stephen Donnelly ‘not satisfied’ with management of patient flow at overcrowded hospitals
Last year
2023
‘Trend’ of nursing home closures mostly impacting rural areas, as 50 close over four-year period
Dublin care home that only let residents shower on set days amongst 19 HIQA found non-compliant
Donnelly orders statutory review into use of unlicensed springs in surgeries at Temple Street
Hiqa keeping close eye on disability service as two ex-staff win WRC cases against management
HIQA praises EDs in Beaumont Hospital and University Hospital Waterford after recent inspections
Children’s services across Louth-Meath deemed ‘non-compliant’ in four of six assessed standards
Hiqa review says 'clear treatment pathway for Long Covid remains unknown'
Children who alleged inappropriate contact and assault left months on waiting list, Hiqa says
HIQA report says ED overcrowding at University Hospital Galway ‘compromises privacy and dignity’
Chickenpox vaccine for children moves a step closer as Hiqa says it's 'safe and cost effective'
72 patients on trolleys and chairs during February Hiqa check at University Hospital Limerick
Chickenpox vaccine could be added to childhood immunisation schedule following consultation
Hiqa to begin inspections of Direct Provision centres this year after campaign by rights groups
Dossier of concerns about treatment of service users of Mayo charity sent to health watchdog
HSE advised to screen newborns for rare, life threatening condition by HIQA
All time
HIQA: 'Not uncommon' for patients in EDs to wait 80 to 90 hours for an inpatient bed
Non-compliance found with ionising radiation policies at a number of hospitals
‘Significant deterioration’ in compliance levels in disability centres
Child in foster care not visited by social workers for more than three years
HIQA report finds "inconsistencies in many services" for children
Patient care in University Hospital Limerick ED compromised due to overcrowding
Vaccination had 'significant impact' at decreasing Covid-19 cases in nursing homes
'Old age matters': TD calls for public inquiry into nursing home deaths during Covid
Hiqa: Wave of Omicron infection will 'likely result in increased hospitalisations and deaths'
Nurses 'at their wits’ end': Call for investigation of overcrowding at Limerick hospital
Further improvements needed in gynaecology services at Letterkenny hospital, Hiqa finds
Increase in number of patients accidentally exposed to ionising radiation in hospitals
Nursing home worker found smoking beside ‘large oxygen cylinders’ by inspector
Long-standing problems hindered hospitals' efforts to cope with Covid-19, HIQA report finds
People born between 1965 and 1985 should be tested for Hepatitis C, Hiqa recommends
HSE takes over Wexford disability centre as 'last resort' amid concerns for residents
'Insufficient evidence' around use of Covid-19 interventions, other than vaccines, Hiqa says
Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland