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From TheJournal.ie Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries Allegations

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing homes: Almost half of HSE-run homes are failing when it comes to Garda vetting Criminal Records

Nursing homes: Almost half of HSE-run homes are failing when it comes to Garda vetting

Health watchdog found that HSE-run care homes were breaching Garda-vetting rules.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner HIQA Inspections

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner

Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa finds 'significant discrepancy' in bank account of resident at HSE-run home for people with disabilities Tipperary

Hiqa finds 'significant discrepancy' in bank account of resident at HSE-run home for people with disabilities

Hiqa inspected Damien House in Co Tipperary on 16 April.

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug Superbug

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

From TheJournal.ie 'Time to act': HIQA report finds PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates would be cheaper and more effective Draft Report

'Time to act': HIQA report finds PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates would be cheaper and more effective

A draft report on the introduction of the programme was published today.

From TheJournal.ie More improvements needed at Stewarts Care, health watchdog finds Stewarts Care

More improvements needed at Stewarts Care, health watchdog finds

Hiqa published an overview of the inspection and monitoring activity of eight care centres.

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks Cpe

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks

HIQA inspected the facility following the outbreaks in July and October last year.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí Dublin South Central

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí

Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.

From TheJournal.ie Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe' HIQA Inspections

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'

Some children were concerned about where they would live when they left the centre.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home complaints: Allegations of poor hygiene standards and staffing issues HIQA

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of poor hygiene standards and staffing issues

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns over accommodation standards and infection control at Limerick centre for elderly St Ita's Community Hospital

Concerns over accommodation standards and infection control at Limerick centre for elderly

Hiqa inspected St Ita’s Community Hospital last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire Rathgar

Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire

The fire was contained to one room and several other patients are now being treated for injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Health minister says HPV vaccine will be extended to boys next year Cancer

Health minister says HPV vaccine will be extended to boys next year

Hiqa has also recommended switching to a different vaccination – one that protects against an additional five types of HPV.

From TheJournal.ie 'People crying in the ward alone': Patients describe their experiences in Irish hospitals Healthcare

'People crying in the ward alone': Patients describe their experiences in Irish hospitals

Patients have highlighted issues with communication from their doctors and the discharge process.

From TheJournal.ie Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period Hiqa Report

Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period

The findings were made as part of an unannounced inspection by HIQA in July.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year HIV

Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year

The health authority’s work is due to conclude next year, with a possible roll out soon after that.

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation' Cervical Cancer

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services Health Watchdog

Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident HIQA

Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views Public Consultation

Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views

The government is in favour of extending the free HPV vaccine scheme to school boys.

From TheJournal.ie 'Malnourished' resident in Palmerstown care home hadn't been seen by dietician for over three years Stewarts Care

'Malnourished' resident in Palmerstown care home hadn't been seen by dietician for over three years

Hiqa again identified a number of failures at Stewarts Care in Palmerstown.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures Child Abuse Claims

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures

Hiqa published a report into Tusla’s errors in handling the Maurice McCabe case today, and pointed to a litany of failures.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm' The Tusla File

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home Inspection

Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

From TheJournal.ie Disability centre fails inspection despite closure threat HIQA

Disability centre fails inspection despite closure threat

Stewart Care Limited provides residential centres for people with disabilities.

From TheJournal.ie Leftover food and no privacy: Hiqa raises serious concerns over Dublin hospital conditions Cherry Orchard

Leftover food and no privacy: Hiqa raises serious concerns over Dublin hospital conditions

The inspection at Cherry Orchard Hospital took place in November last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers HIQA

'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers

The Health Information and Quality Authority released three inspection reports of foster care services in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa publishes terms of reference into investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman Holles Street

Hiqa publishes terms of reference into investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman

Thawley (34) died at the Dublin hospital on 8 May 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home Dublin

Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home

Hiqa inspectors uncovered a number of problems at the Dublin centre.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language' HIQA

Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff UNSOLICITED Information

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

The concerns are all raised in documents released by Hiqa (the Health and Quality Authority) to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From TheJournal.ie Rusty tables, foul smells and no privacy: Nursing home ordered to improve after concerning inspection Leopardstown Park

Rusty tables, foul smells and no privacy: Nursing home ordered to improve after concerning inspection

The centre provides care for the sick and aged population in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'Major non-compliance': 82 foster carers in Cork did not have up-to-date Garda vetting FOSTERING

'Major non-compliance': 82 foster carers in Cork did not have up-to-date Garda vetting

HIQA has written to the COO of Tusla about the risks that were identified.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre Inspection

Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre

14 incidents of potential abuse have been identified at Stewarts Care in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Fees at centre for residents with autism to be probed over concerns about 'unknown criteria' Dunfirth Farm

Fees at centre for residents with autism to be probed over concerns about 'unknown criteria'

An inspection report found fees were still being paid into the account of a service provider that had its registration cancelled a year beforehand.

From TheJournal.ie 'Physically and psychologically abusive' situation reported at Kilkenny care centre Distress

'Physically and psychologically abusive' situation reported at Kilkenny care centre

The centre provides long-term residential care to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire Camphill

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire

While there were master keys to individual units at the centre, there was no clarity as to how these could be located in an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Health watchdog boss says he was at controversial 'boycott Fair Deal Scheme' meeting Under Pressure

Health watchdog boss says he was at controversial 'boycott Fair Deal Scheme' meeting

Chairman of Hiqa, Brian McEnery, attended a meeting in 2015, which has sparked a potential investigation into the private nursing home sector.

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