Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes hosted by one of our Quality and Safety Specialists. This month’s webinar, presented by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI was on “Guidance on Infection Prevention and Control Leadership, Governance and Management”. Oonagh spoke about the learnings from COVID-19 in relation to IPC Governance and provided some guidance on the tools and processes nursing homes should implement to drive effective IPC Governance.

To access a recording or podcast of the webinar see below.

Webinar Recording


Webinar Podcast


Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer, HCI

As Chief Technical Officer, Oonagh is responsible for the development of Quality and Safety Management Systems that effectively address organisational regulatory requirements while meeting business needs. Through her evaluation of emerging research, tools and technologies, Oonagh ensures that best-in-market techniques are utilised throughout HCI services.

Oonagh has been central to HCI’s work with regulatory bodies in the development of standards for key health and social care areas. Oonagh has substantial experience in the development and delivery of training programmes in the areas of Infection Prevention and Control, Risk Management, PIC Training for Nursing Homes, Internal Audit and Policy and Procedure Training. She also led out on the HCI Covid-19 Lookback Review Programme last year.

Oonagh has lectured extensively within NUIG and is a qualified ISO Lead Auditor.

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