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WhAt does hiqa stand for

Health information and quality authority.


What is hiqa

An independent authority established to drive high quality and safe care for those people using our health and social care services in Ireland


WhAts hiqa responsibility

To drive improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare on behalf of clients.

They look after children, the elderly & the disabled.

They develop standards, monitor complaints with standards and carry out investigations where there presents responsible grounds to do so.


Alternative care

Two types