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Management of Covid-19 outbreak ‘chaotic and disorganised’ at Clare community hospital
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Management of Covid-19 outbreak ‘chaotic and disorganised’ at Clare community hospital

Apr 9th 2021, 4:22 PM 25,699 Views 12 Comments

The centre was found to be non-compliant under 12 different regulations.

Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection
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Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection

Oct 29th 2020, 4:51 PM 18,393 Views 7 Comments

HIQA has raised concerns with unsatisfactory measures in place to prevent the spread of infections.

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
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University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Feb 21st 2020, 4:37 PM 16,982 Views 10 Comments

Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.

Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog
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Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog

Jan 6th 2020, 12:34 PM 15,437 Views 7 Comments

The Jonathan Swift Clinic in Dublin was criticised by the Mental Health Commission.

Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama
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Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama

Updated Oct 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 36,974 Views 26 Comments

We have a game.

'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa
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'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa

Jul 29th 2019, 3:03 PM 15,832 Views 12 Comments

The Pacific Nations Cup clash was played in tough conditions.

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices
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Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices

Jun 14th 2019, 11:01 AM 12,287 Views 15 Comments

Commissioner Drew Harris last month confirmed a new anti-corruption unit will be up and running by the end of the year.

'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.

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.

Restaurateur fined but avoids jail after obstructing inspection of his employment records
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Restaurateur fined but avoids jail after obstructing inspection of his employment records

May 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,818 Views 0 Comments

A garda explained to him that the inspector was doing his job but Xu said he did not care.

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 19,018 Views 8 Comments

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

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 23,374 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 10:56 AM 13,990 Views 13 Comments

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

Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints
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Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints

Nov 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,443 Views 9 Comments

Homeless services say the inspections are welcome, but the government’s main focus should be on ensuring families are not living long-term in hotels and B&Bs.

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

Nov 14th 2017, 3:48 PM 16,475 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2017, 5:12 PM 15,141 Views 11 Comments

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

Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre
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Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:15 PM 7,582 Views 2 Comments

A report found that improvements followed the appointment of an interim centre manager.

'Crying and shivering': Residents and staff at disability care centre describe fear and vulnerability
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'Crying and shivering': Residents and staff at disability care centre describe fear and vulnerability

Aug 4th 2017, 2:32 PM 17,895 Views 9 Comments

A report on this centre in Limerick is one of 22 Hiqa inspections that were published today.

Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car
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Gardaí want to know how many offences you can spot on this seized car

May 5th 2017, 10:08 AM 41,922 Views 78 Comments

This could take a while.

Children abscond from Tusla care centre 42 times in five months
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Children abscond from Tusla care centre 42 times in five months

Apr 20th 2017, 4:02 PM 9,341 Views 10 Comments

No further admissions will be made to the Tusla centre until these issues are fixed.

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions
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'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions

Mar 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 37,673 Views 55 Comments

One of the dogs was missing all but two of his teeth.

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre
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21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre

Mar 15th 2017, 5:51 PM 8,092 Views 2 Comments

Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.

Children experienced "significant harm" at state-run care home
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Children experienced "significant harm" at state-run care home

Nov 29th 2016, 12:32 PM 9,058 Views 37 Comments

HIQA inspection found that the centre has been going through a period of crisis for a long period of time.

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility
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Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:45 PM 14,978 Views 32 Comments

The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard
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Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Jun 13th 2016, 2:34 PM 17,002 Views 73 Comments

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

Louth care centre used disabled man's money to buy cutlery, furnishings and fireplace
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Louth care centre used disabled man's money to buy cutlery, furnishings and fireplace

Feb 25th 2016, 9:27 AM 16,970 Views 31 Comments

A report also found there were 74 reported incidents of abusive behaviour or assaults in an eight month period.

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language
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Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

Oct 22nd 2015, 7:16 PM 12,323 Views 52 Comments

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated
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Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Sep 17th 2015, 4:09 PM 15,726 Views 14 Comments

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

Care home refused to call fire brigade following alarm as it would have cost too much
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Care home refused to call fire brigade following alarm as it would have cost too much

Aug 26th 2015, 1:09 PM 21,005 Views 31 Comments

The Richmond House care home in Monkstown, south Dublin, was found to be negligent in several ways following a HIQA inspection in June.

Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again
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Áras Attracta's Bungalow Three is in the spotlight again

Aug 6th 2015, 2:12 PM 18,010 Views 0 Comments

Hiqa has warned the centre containing the home could face closure.

Wing part found on island is from MH370
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Wing part found on island is from MH370

Aug 5th 2015, 7:00 PM 29,945 Views 24 Comments

Technical experts in France began examining the plane part today.

'Privacy and dignity' breached at Roscommon nursing home
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'Privacy and dignity' breached at Roscommon nursing home

Jul 23rd 2015, 4:36 PM 9,084 Views 10 Comments

Residents had little privacy, and had to be helped long distances to access wheelchair-accessible toilets.

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood
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District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

Jun 24th 2015, 8:11 AM 9,793 Views 9 Comments

Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.

Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages
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Residents at disability centre locked in unit because of staff shortages

Jun 12th 2015, 2:22 PM 8,113 Views 17 Comments

In one instance, residents were locked in a unit while a nurse went to another to administer medicines.

Care centre resident drugged 13 times by staff as form of 'chemical restraint'
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Care centre resident drugged 13 times by staff as form of 'chemical restraint'

Jun 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 12,169 Views 27 Comments

Hiqa has called for an urgent review of staffing levels at Cregg House in Sligo following concerns raised in three new reports.

This nursing home has been reprimanded yet again after a FIFTH inspection
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This nursing home has been reprimanded yet again after a FIFTH inspection

Apr 3rd 2015, 12:32 PM 14,834 Views 24 Comments

Mullinahinch House nursing home had failed to rectify old problems and had accumulated a host of new ones, according to inspectors.

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up
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Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:49 PM 20,332 Views 53 Comments

More staff and new lanes are also coming on stream.

No new admissions at care home where residents 'regularly assaulted each other'
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No new admissions at care home where residents 'regularly assaulted each other'

Jan 17th 2015, 7:35 PM 21,019 Views 10 Comments

The operators of the centre have committed to a range of reforms.

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