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Nursing home complaints: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained injuries
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Nursing home complaints: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained injuries

Jan 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,119 Views 30 Comments

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

Nursing home brings High Court challenge over Hiqa finding which raised fire safety concerns
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Nursing home brings High Court challenge over Hiqa finding which raised fire safety concerns

Dec 17th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,768 Views 0 Comments

The challenge has been brought by JCP Powdermill Care Centre Ltd.

Patient Safety Bill put forward by Simon Harris has been approved by Cabinet
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Patient Safety Bill put forward by Simon Harris has been approved by Cabinet

Updated Dec 3rd 2019, 5:35 PM 7,633 Views 19 Comments

This Bill would make it mandatory for the health service provider to put forward information on incidents of patient safety.

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?
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What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?

Oct 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,852 Views 19 Comments

Back in 2014, then director general Tony O’Brien said it was time to look at these sorts of measures to protect vulnerable clients.

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds From TheJournal.ie

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:54 PM 7,596 Views 5 Comments

At the time of the inspection, 22% of children did not have an allocated social worker.

Emerade adrenaline pen recalled by health regulator
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Emerade adrenaline pen recalled by health regulator

Sep 30th 2019, 3:16 PM 14,467 Views 7 Comments

Anyone who uses the pens are being told to return them to pharmacies.

Life inside Ireland's disability services: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained bruising
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Life inside Ireland's disability services: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained bruising

Sep 8th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,407 Views 13 Comments

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

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries
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Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 47,644 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Aug 20th 2019, 10:59 AM 10,580 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 14,026 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 3:05 PM 15,782 Views 2 Comments

Hiqa inspected Damien House in Co Tipperary on 16 April.

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
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Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

Jul 11th 2019, 2:08 PM 22,739 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:39 AM 10,226 Views 22 Comments

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

More improvements needed at Stewarts Care, health watchdog finds
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More improvements needed at Stewarts Care, health watchdog finds

Mar 11th 2019, 11:49 AM 10,649 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Feb 26th 2019, 11:46 AM 19,608 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jan 17th 2019, 7:25 PM 10,139 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jan 10th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,490 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2019, 4:00 PM 21,618 Views 23 Comments

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

Concerns over accommodation standards and infection control at Limerick centre for elderly
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# St Ita's Community Hospital

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 11:32 AM 9,975 Views 3 Comments

Hiqa inspected St Ita’s Community Hospital last summer.

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

Dec 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 22,059 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2018, 11:00 AM 10,873 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2018, 12:21 PM 25,309 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 2:56 PM 11,169 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Oct 4th 2018, 10:44 AM 11,143 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,406 Views 30 Comments

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

Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services
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Multiple allegations of assaults on residents of Irish disability services

Aug 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,906 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,863 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2018, 9:57 AM 18,294 Views 122 Comments

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

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 10:51 AM 19,740 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 15,143 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Jun 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,665 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2018, 11:38 AM 19,020 Views 8 Comments

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

Disability centre fails inspection despite closure threat
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Disability centre fails inspection despite closure threat

Apr 16th 2018, 1:55 PM 13,993 Views 11 Comments

Stewart Care Limited provides residential centres for people with disabilities.

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

Apr 10th 2018, 11:57 AM 23,378 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 1:55 PM 7,846 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Feb 19th 2018, 9:52 PM 10,222 Views 15 Comments

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

Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home
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Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home

Feb 6th 2018, 3:44 PM 29,991 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,064 Views 52 Comments

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

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff
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Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

Dec 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,789 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 10:56 AM 13,996 Views 13 Comments

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