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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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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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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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Patient Safety Notification 31 July 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 1/01/15 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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Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery Regulatory Requirements 25 November 2016

The information contained in the Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery Regulatory Requirements document should assist your Authority in complying with its legal obligations in relation to inspecting and testing of equipment and machinery. They should be used as a guide when planning, scheduling and monitoring inspections and testing.

This document provides details of the inspection and testing required for each type of equipment/machinery listed.  For each item the following details are provided:

  • Applicable Statutory Instrument (SI), Code of Practice or Standard;
  • Requirements of relevant SI, Code of Practice or Standard – this provides a summary of the minimum inspection requirements for each piece of equipment/machinery. In some cases it may be necessary to refer to the original documents such as Standard, SI etc. for full details.

It is strongly recommended that each Authority conduct a review of all equipment and machinery, this should involve:

  • development of a register of all machinery and equipment;
  • identification of inspection and testing requirements, including timeframes, for each type or item of equipment;
  • detail of who is responsible for carrying out the testing and inspection. Where this involves a third party, list this party and the person within your organisation responsible for liaising and monitoring with the third party service. 

It should also be noted that this is not an exhaustive list of legislation, codes of practice or standards that may apply to the management of health and safety or fire safety risk in your Authority.

Should you require any further information in relation to the information in this document or in respect of items of machinery or equipment not covered in this document please do not hesitate to contact the State Claims Agency, Enterprise Risk Management Section at stateclaims@ntma.ie

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Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery - Regulatory Requirements Part 2: Scheduling
Review of Assaults on Operational Prison Staff by Prisoners ‎ 24 November 2016

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.

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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