Annual report for 2020 issued today.
HIQA says the COVID-19 pandemic exposed 'gaps and shortcomings' in its regulatory framework.
The regulator released its annual report for 2020 this morning, where it says over 1,200 inspections were carried out in healthcare and social care settings last year.
Andrew Lowth reports:
CEO Phelim Quinn says the framework which HIQA works under needs to be improved:ttps://twitter.com/HIQA/status/1402555465943425027?s=20
Our 2020 Annual Report is now available. It details our work to improve the quality and safety of health and social care services and respond to COVID-19 last year. Read it here: https://t.co/IdVu8diF7U pic.twitter.com/szH4Tmfcx4— HIQA (@HIQA) June 9, 2021