Quality and Safety Graduate Programme

Not all health and social care graduates make a difference caring for individual patients… Some make an even bigger difference. HCI makes use of the skills that you have learned in improving patient safety at organisational levels. HCI is Ireland’s leading professional services provider of patient safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support…

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Webinar: Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes

Introduction This webinar is hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI. Oonagh presents a summary of the HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes from December 2021 to February 2022. Oonagh’s presentation is based on the findings summarised in HCI’s latest Report the “Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People“.…

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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during December 2021 to February 2022

Introduction This report by HCI highlights the trends in inspection findings, those being ‘Compliant’ and ‘Not Compliant’ as detailed by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in reports for residential care settings for older people. The inspections were against the requirements as outlined in the following: Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated…

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Webinar: Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes

Webinar Overview Each quarter HCI develop a report to summarise the trends identified in HIQA inspection reports in residential care settings for older people. HCI held this webinar in September to discuss the findings of HCI’s Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during December 2021 to February 2022. The aim of this webinar…

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Best Practice Policies and Procedures for Mental Health Services

Policies and Procedures are central to supporting the delivery of safe, high quality mental health services. Well document policies and procedures provide standardised processes that will support staff in knowing what to do in certain situations. They are an important tool to support regulatory compliance and assist in decision making. To support Mental Health Services…

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Webinar: General Healthcare Learnings from the Ockenden Review of the Shewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Introduction This HCI webinar, facilitated by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI, presents the key findings of the Shewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Review and considers the recommendations that have arisen and their application throughout all healthcare services. Webinar Recording Webinar Podcast HCI Talks Regulation & Quality and Safety of Care · Ep…

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Practical Preparation for Homecare Regulation

Introduction Homecare is an essential service which allows people to receive care within their home. As the demand for homecare increases year on year, it is accepted that the preferred place of care for many people is in their own home. Consequently, as the demand for homecare grows, HIQA (2021) acknowledge “it would be remiss…

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HCI appoints Clare Harney as Director of Digital Development

HCI is delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Harney as Director of Digital Development. In this role Clare will work with HCI clients to help address the need to digitally transform the way health and social care currently manages all aspects of quality improvement, patient safety, and, the increasingly administrative heavy, regulatory compliance. Clare…

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HIQA announces a new inspection and monitoring programme of healthcare services

Are you ready for a HIQA inspection against the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare? Overview On 6th April 2022, The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) announced it is to commence a new inspection and monitoring programme of public acute hospitals and rehabilitation and community inpatient healthcare services. HIQA will carry out inspections to…

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