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Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes completed during November 2018 to February 2019

May 29, 2019

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 launches new service “HCI Inquiry Findings Compliance Evaluation”

May 17, 2019

HCI has launched a new service that will help healthcare organisations implement and learn from the findings of national and international healthcare investigations.  The service is called “HCI…

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Key Points from the Guidance relating to Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacterales for Care Facilities for Older People

May 10, 2019

Introduction The Health Service Executive (HSE) and Health Protection Surveillance Centre published ‘Guidance relating to Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacterales (CPE) for Long-Term Care Facilities for Older People’ to provide…

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Objectives and Learning Outcomes of National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare (2012) Training

Apr 30, 2019

National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare (2012) – Preparation for Statutory Licencing Training Date: 28th May 2019 Time: 8.45 – 16.30 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy notes that…

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National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare (2012) – Preparation for Statutory Licencing Training – 28th May 2019

Apr 19, 2019

National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare (2012) – Preparation for Statutory Licencing Training Date: 28th May 2019 Time: 8.45 – 16.30 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown The National Standards for…

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Key Points to Note from the HIQA Restrictive Practices Thematic Inspection Guidance Documents

Apr 4, 2019

Are you aware that the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) will be conducting thematic inspections of restrictive practices in residential homes across Ireland this year? Is your…

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Practical Application of the HIQA Restrictive Practices Thematic Inspection Guidance Documents

Apr 4, 2019

Is your residential home prepared for a HIQA thematic inspection of restrictive practices? If you are not sure, then read below for an insight on the practical application…

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ULHG Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement in Healthcare Conference – 20th & 21st June 2019

Mar 26, 2019

John Sweeney, CEO, HCI, will speak at the Clinical Audit & Quality Improvement in Healthcare Conference, facilitated by UL Hospitals on 20th and 21st June 2019.  John will…

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RCSI Inaugural Quality & Patient Safety Conference – 17th May 2019

Mar 26, 2019

John Sweeney, CEO, HCI will speak at the RCSI Hospitals Group Inaugural Quality & Patient Safety Conference on Friday 17th May 2019. John’s presentation is titled “Can the…

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Overview and Objectives of HCI’s Internal Quality and Safety Audit Training

Mar 4, 2019

Internal Quality and Safety Audit Training Date: 28th March 2019 Time: 8.45 – 16.30 Location: Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Quality and Safety Audits incorporating Tracer Systems will help to improve…

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