All organisations that use the National Incident Management System (NIMS) are legally required, under the Irish Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003, to ensure the security and confidentially of the information held, or processed by them, on behalf of its employees, visitors, patients, service users, students, prisoners, members of the public, etc. The purpose of […]
The State Claims Agency (SCA), the claims and risk management function of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) held the inaugural Enterprise Risk Recognition Awards ceremony for Delegated State authorities (DSAs) in the Botanic Gardens, on Thursday 8th June 2017 as part of the Enterprise Risk Network (ERN). The Awards acknowledged the work of State […]
The SCA publishes an important, national report which analyses five years of clinical incidents, claims and costs.
The State Claims Agency (SCA), the claims and risk management function of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), in collaboration with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and CISM Network Ireland, today launch a new online innovative framework for protecting the psychological health and safety of workers in occupational groups likely to be exposed to critical incidents at work.
24 November 2016 – The State Claims Agency (SCA), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), has published a major review of assaults on operational prison staff in Ireland.
This conference, aimed at Healthcare professionals will feature national and international experts presenting on quality improvement will address the current challenges and future ambitions that will help inform and shape the Irish healthcare landscape.
In 2006, the SCA newsletter was launched by the Clinical Indemnity Scheme (CIS) Risk Team. Since then, we’ve come a long way. In 2013, the scope of the newsletter was broadened to include both CIS and GIS (General Indemnity Scheme). This year, as our newsletter celebrates 10 years, we’re excited to launch our brand new eZine. For a copy, please refer to the eZine section.
This guidance document will assist the SCA’s Delegated State Authorities (DSA) in determining and checking third party insurances. It provides a practical tool kit for use by DSAs with the overall goal of demystifying the area of insurance and third party contracts.
In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA will now publish on its website, on a twice yearly basis, the number and cumulative total of all payments made in the preceding six months to the solicitor firms and barristers it has engaged.
Minister Simon Harris today launched new guidelines for managing visitor safety at historical attractions titled ‘Managing Visitor Safety in the Historic Built Environment – Principles & Practice on behalf of the Visitor Safety in the Countryside Group (VSCG).
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