Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during July 2021 to September 2021

Jan 4, 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…

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HCI conducts a Medication Management System Review for Clontarf Hospital

Dec 15, 2021

HCI was delighted to work with Clontarf Hospital to carry out a review of their Medication Management System in line with the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards…

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Development of a HCI PPG Library for Tipperary University Hospital

Nov 24, 2021

HCI was delighted to support Tipperary University Hospital (TUH)  with the implementation of the HCI PPG LibraryTM. The HCI PPG LibraryTM is a simplified Policy and Procedure portal …

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HSE publishes its Winter Plan for 2021/22

Nov 16, 2021

Overview The HSE has published its Winter Plan for 2021/22. This plan acknowledges the significant challenges and risks faced by the health sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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HCI conducts a focused review of the Pre-Op Assessment Clinic at Hermitage Medical Clinic

Nov 3, 2021

HCI recently supported the Hermitage Medical Clinic by carrying out a focused review of their Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic. Speaking about the project, Martina Rosser, Quality and Risk Manager,…

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HCI supports the Hermitage Medical Clinic in receiving Joint Commission International Accreditation

Nov 3, 2021

The Hermitage Medical Clinic received Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation, in line with the requirements of the JCI Accreditation Standards for Hospitals, 7th Edition. HCI is delighted to…

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Policies and Procedures: A Force for Good

Nov 1, 2021

Introduction Policies and procedures are core to the provision of a safe and high-quality healthcare service. Having well-documented policies and procedures in place allows your staff to know…

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HCI conducts a Patient Safety Culture Survey at Galway Hospice Foundation

Oct 29, 2021

HCI was delighted to support the Galway Hospice Foundation (GHF) by carrying out a Staff Survey of their Patient Safety Culture.  This survey provided GHF with a independent,…

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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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