Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent organisation, set up to help improve the quality and safety of health and social care in Ireland (excluding mental health services).
They are responsible for:
- setting standards and supporting services to implement them,
- monitoring and inspecting services,
- providing guidance on health information and
- carrying out health technology assessments (such as evaluating medicines, equipment and diagnostic techniques).
Advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team: Duration of immunity (protection from reinfection) following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Submitted to NPHET: 14 October 2021 (Health Information and Quality Authority, ireland, 2021-11-18)