It is not unusual for the head of Hiqa to write to the secretary general at the Department of Health; but the tone of recent correspondence indicates the health watchdog is exasperated by the continued failure to address serious failures in Ireland’s disability services.
In July, Hiqa chief Phelim Quinn wrote an unprecedented letter to Jim Breslin, secretary general of the Department of Health.
In it, he expressed “growing concerns in relation to...
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