State Claims

Resources

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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Revised Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Post-Primary Schools 14 January 2019

Revised guidance for schools on managing workplace safety, health and welfare were published and issued to all post-primary schools in the country in December 2018.  The updated Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Post-Primary Schools are the outcome of a joint project undertaken by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and the State Claims Agency (SCA). The Guidelines aim to assist schools in fulfilling their legal obligation to manage the safety, health and welfare of staff in the school. They are supported by online interactive risk assessment templates which can be found on the Health and Safety Authority’s website or downloaded below.

 

 

Payments made to barristers and solicitors for the period 1/01/18 – 30/6/18 30 November 2018

In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA publishes 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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Quality, Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference Presentations 2018 4 October 2018

Our 3rd annual Quality Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference was held in Dublin Castle on September 21st. Throughout the day, national and international speakers explored the themes of learning from data, leading innovation and improvement and the human dimension.

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Payments made to barristers and solicitors for the period 1/07/17 – 31/12/17 23 February 2018

In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA publishes 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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Nurse and Midwife Medicinal Product Prescribing 28 January 2018

Description of indemnity provided for nurses / midwives prescribing.

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Unauthorised Medicinal Products 28 January 2018

Description of indemnity provided for prescription/use of authorised and unauthorised medicinal products.

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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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CIS Adverse Event Review Reports 31 October 2017

Guidance concerning Adverse Event Review Reports.

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CIS Adverse Event Reporting in the HSE and Voluntary Hospitals 17 October 2017

Guidance concerning adverse event reporting in the HSE and Voluntary Hospitals.

 

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Quality, Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference Presentations 29 September 2017

Our second annual Quality Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference was held in Dublin Castle on September 29th. National and International experts presented around the theme ‘Evidence based information driving safer patient care’.

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