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Indicators of Compliance with Regulation 27: Infection Control

Oct 19, 2021

Are you ready for HIQA’s new inspection programme on Regulation 27 Infection Control? Overview Over the last 18 months, providers of long-term care have had to implement enhanced…

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HCI develops key service documents for Vhi Midwife Support Service in line with JCI Standards

Oct 12, 2021

HCI was delighted to support Vhi Midwife Support Service with the development of a suite of key service documents which are in line with Joint Commission International (JCI)…

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HIQA publishes an Assessment Judgement Framework for Regulation 27 Infection Control

Sep 30, 2021

Are you ready for a HIQA inspection against Regulation 27 Infection Control? Overview On 24th September 2021, HIQA published an Assessment Judgement Framework for Regulation 27 Infection Control.…

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Key points to note from HIQA’s new Standards Development Framework: a principles-based approach

Sep 30, 2021

Overview On 29th September 2021, HIQA published “Standards Development Framework: a principles-based approach“.  This document outlines a set of principles to underpin all national standards for health and…

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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during April 2021 to June 2021

Sep 29, 2021

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…

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HCI undertakes a Quality and Safety Governance Review and Development Support for Western Care Association

Sep 24, 2021

HCI was delighted to support Western Care Association (WCA) by undertaking a review of their Quality and Safety Governance Structures and Systems in order to make recommendations for…

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It’s time to review your patient safety culture

Sep 20, 2021

Introduction The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality defines patient safety culture as “the beliefs, values, and norms that are shared by healthcare practitioners and other staff throughout…

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World Patient Safety Day 2021 – An interview with Kate Lyons, MaternityONESouth

Sep 17, 2021

Introduction The 17th September 2021 marks World Patient Safety Day. The focus this year is on “Safe maternal and newborn care”. WHO outlines the objectives of this year’s…

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HIQA and the MHC launch a public consultation for the Draft Overarching National Standards for Care and Support of Children Using Health and Social Care Services

Sep 17, 2021

Overview of the Draft Overarching National Standards for the Care and Support of Children Using Health and Social Care Services HIQA and the Mental Health Commission (MHC) are…

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Upcoming Webinar: Summarising HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes in Quarter 2

Sep 14, 2021

Introduction Join us for a complementary live webinar series hosted each month by one of our Quality and Safety Experts. This webinar series is tailored specifically for Nursing Homes and aims to…

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