Tuesday December 1, 2020

Hiqa: HSE is ‘failing to learn from mistakes’

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

31st December, 2014

The health service is consistently failing to learn from its mistakes, the health regulator has warned. Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) chief Phelim Quinn said it was of “utmost concern that the HSE’s corporate and clinical governance systems fail to effectively disseminate learning from an adverse finding” or to implement “the changes required to minimise clinical risk for patients”.

Quinn described this as a “fundamental and worry- ing...

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