HIQA

AcronymDefinition
HIQAHealth Information and Quality Authority (Dublin, Ireland)
HIQAHealth Insurance Query Access (Medicare)
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It does appear that they are not breaking the HIQA ruling.
The National Immunisation Advisory Committee an independent expert group on immunisation and the HIQA have both recommended that BCG vaccine does not now need to be given routinely to all babies in Ireland.
In its report for the Department of Health, HIQA said the immediate solution is for a private firm to deliver a dedicated service.
Mr Bergin said there had been a series of positive developments and improvements in Oberstown since the HIQA report.
HIQA also noted there was a low number of complaints recorded in residential tia ca un care and foster care which could indicate poor recording of complaints and an unwelcoming culture of complaints.
The HIQA was told this was done in agreement with a person in an informal role of responsibility for the resident, who was deemed to be unable to give consent.
The Irish Society for Autism ran the centres until their registration was cancelled by HIQA in recent months.
In an inspection report released earlier this month watchdog HIQA said the infrastructure of the paediatric unit at South Tipperary General in Clonmel has been a "long-standing issue over a number of years".
An inspection by HIQA was cut short at South Tipperary General Hospital such was the immediate risk identified on March 2, with inspectors alerting management.
The HIQA inspectors noted there were too few delivery rooms and in the neonatal intensive care unit 46 babies were accommodated in a unit designed for 36.
HIQA announced the joining of Phelim Quinn as its new CEO, replacing Tracey Cooper who resigned from the company in June after seven and a half years in the role, to become the Chief Executive of Public Health Wales in her home country.