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As part of our continuing drive to promote and support good risk management practices we have compiled a range of guidance, reports and presentations from both the State Claims Agency and external sources.

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Review of Medication Incidents Reported in Irish Hospitals 27 November 2017

This review provides analysis and learning from medication incidents reported on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) by publicly-funded Irish Acute Hospitals in 2016. Data is presented on the stage of the medication process where incidents occurred and the medications most commonly implicated. Areas of concern are identified, along with risk management recommendations for improving patient safety in the acute care system.

 

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Patient Safety Notification 13 October 2017

An effective culture of safety is evidenced by robust reporting. The SCA operates NIMS, a confidential, highly secure end-to-end risk management tool that the HSE and relevant funded services use, to report incidents. The SCA is committed to supporting proactive risk reduction by analysing NIMS data to identify emerging patterns, nationally, of new or previously unidentified patient safety issues. Circulation of safety notifications is an important element of a positive patient safety culture.

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Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/01/17 to the 31/06/17 5 September 2017

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.

 

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Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/01/15 to the 31/06/15 12 May 2017

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 to the solicitor firms and barristers it has engaged.

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Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/07/16 – 31/12/16 10 April 2017

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.

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Review of Assaults on Operational Prison Staff by Prisoners ‎ 24 November 2016 1 MB
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Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/01/16 – 30/06/16 23 August 2016

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.

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GIS SIG-02-01.Determining Insurance Requirements for Goods & Services RFTs and Contracts 26 April 2016

This guidance document provides guidance on specifying and reviewing insurance requirements when entering into a contract for services arrangement with a third party and developing Request for Tender (RFT) documents.

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Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/07/15 – 31/12/15 15 March 2016

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.

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Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations 2012 – Risk Advisory Notice 21 October 2015

This risk advisory notice provides guidance on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations which came into effect in 2012.

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