Enhancing your Infection Prevention and Control Measures

Oct 20, 2020

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to the Nursing Home Sector. Long-Term Residential Care Facilities by nature tend to be congregated settings, where a vulnerable cohort…

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Why choose Q-Pulse Occurrence Reporting and Incident Management System?

Oct 19, 2020

Introduction Is your organisation looking to foster a culture of reporting and learning from incidents? When building a culture of safety, reporting and timely management of incidents is…

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The Benefits of an Independent Infection Prevention and Control Audit

Oct 13, 2020

Introduction Effective Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices are regarded as one of the most critical measures to preventing and controlling the transmission of infectious diseases such as…

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Improve your Document Management with Q-Pulse

Oct 6, 2020

Introduction In today’s environment where public health advice, legislation and guidance is constantly evolving and changing, having an electronic system to manage document control, particularly for policies and…

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HCI’s Quality and Safety of Care Assurance Programme supports compliance with the Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI)

Sep 28, 2020

Introduction The Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI), developed by the Royal College of Radiologists and The College of Radiographers, sets out the criteria that defines a quality imaging…

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HIQA release a COVID 19 Assurance Framework for Registered Providers

Sep 18, 2020

Introduction On 17th September 2020, the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) published COVID-19 – An assurance framework for registered providers – preparedness planning and Infection prevention and…

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World Patient Safety Day 2020

Sep 16, 2020

Introduction The 17th September 2020 is recognised globally as World Patient Safety Day. The overall objectives of World Patient Safety Day are to enhance global understanding of patient…

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The Role of an Interim Q-Pulse Administration Service

Sep 14, 2020

Introduction In order to get the most from Q-Pulse, it is important to ensure the software is well administered, kept up-to-date and that users have the necessary support…

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Specific Recommendations for Nursing Home Providers from the Covid-19 Nursing Homes Expert Panel Report

Aug 24, 2020

Introduction The Department of Health recently published the COVID-19 Nursing Homes Expert Panel Examination of Measures to 2021 Report to the Minister for Health. The report contains a…

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Job Opportunity: Quality & Safety Specialist

Jun 5, 2020

HCI is a professional services provider of patient safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support to health and social care organisations. Reporting to a Senior Quality…

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