Tuesday, January 31, 2023

HCCI publishes first of its kind analysis of home care in...

The Waiting List Lottery is a 25 page report by HCCI analysing data on the size of the home care waiting list, how a CHO meets its targets, and more. Click here to read to report.

SPEECH: Interim HSE CEO on actions needed to tackle challenges in...

Interim HSE Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Mulvany's opening speech to the Joint Committee on Health addressing challenges and issues care, and how to tackle them. 

Inspectors find Westmeath disability service ‘good’ but with some improvements required

The house was described as clean and tidy, spacious, well-equipped for residents' needs and boasting a garden too

OECD makes recommendations to address care challenges and encourage reform

This week, the OECD published the Economic Survey of Ireland 2022 which included, for the first time ever, a chapter on health sector performance and efficiency.

Ministers for Health welcome changes to regulations to strengthen access to...

The publication of updated regulations to support the rollout of the Patient Advocacy Service to private nursing homes has been welcomed.

GUEST COLUMN: House of Lords report sets out “fantastic” recommendations

Helen Walker, chief executive of Carers UK, highlights what is positive about the report published this week

Health in Ireland key trends revealed

The Department of Health has published Health in Ireland Key Trends 2022. Find out what the highlight include here. 

OPENING SPEECH: Essential changes care needs now

David Cullinane, Sinn Féin politician, opened the NHI Annual Conference with a powerful speech addressing the “stark reality” facing the health system in Ireland.

Read HIQA’s new guidelines for sharing of older patients’ health data

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has today published a set of recommendations on the electronic sharing of health information along the older person’s patient journey

Agency social care work set to be banned in Northern Ireland...

Locum staff working for health and social care trusts will be offered permanent contracts over the coming months ahead of June 2023 ban, says chief social worker.

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