Residents at a Wicklow centre for people with disabilities continue to suffer physical and verbal abuse because measures to protect them have not been taken.
Inspections have found shortcomings at some residential centres for people with disabilities, including a failure to notify the chief inspector of an allegation of staff misconduct.
A report into a residential centre for troubled children has found that gardaí were sometimes called “as a method of managing risk."
A report into a residential centre for troubled children has found that gardaí were sometimes called “as a method of managing risk”.
The HSE has hit back at Hiqa over a critical report issued by the health watchdog on a centre for older people in Co Clare.
The head of the HSE has been called to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee tomorrow as pressure mounts on the Government to establish a full inquiry into the abuse of residents in care homes.
Two centres for children with disabilities in the south have been found not to comply with regulations across all seven areas inspected.
The health watchdog, Hiqa, is to carry out an investigation into the circumstances surrounding maternity care and the deaths of six babies in Portlaoise Hospital.
Limerick University Hospital failed to notify a coroner of the suspicious death of a patient, as it is obliged to do so by law, an inquest has heard.
A new inspection regime for residential services for people with disabilities will conduct a “softly-softly approach” for the first two years of its operation, it has emerged.
A report carried out by Health and Information Quality Authority has found that a HSE support unit for children is unsafe for them to live in.
A charity has called on the Health Information and Quality Authority to act quickly on nursing homes that are found to provide inadequate services for the elderly.
A LEADING hospital consultant who ran for election for Fine Gael said he has become “demoralised” by the situation in the health services and is concerned about patient safety as doctors are increasingly over-worked.
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