Health Service Executive
Visit www.hse.ie for publications on infection preventation, decontamination of RIMD (Reusable Invasive Medical Devices) and general patient safety.
Health Information and Quality Authority
The Health Information and Quality Authority was established on a statutory basis in May 2007, following the signing into law of the Health Act 2007. It has been set up to drive quality, safety, accountability and the best use of resources in health and social care services. Visit www.hiqa.ie for more information.
Health Product Regulatory Authority
The role of The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) is to protect and enhance public and animal health by regulating medicines, medical devices and other health products. They also monitor the safety of cosmetics. Visit www.hpra.ie for more information.
Irish Decontamination Institute
The Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers was established in 1989 and changed its name to Irish Decontamination Institute in January 2011. Its aim is to ensure its members are up to date with developments in sterile services and to network this information to hospital sterile service departments throughout Ireland. Visit www.deconidi.ie for more information.