Welcome to yourexperience.ie

yourexperience.ie is the home of the National Care Experience Programme, a joint initiative from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Department of Health. We ask people about their experiences of care in order to improve the quality of health and social care services in Ireland. For more information, please click here.



The National Inpatient Experience Survey

The National Inpatient Experience Survey — the largest ever nationwide survey of the Irish healthcare system — is now open to eligible participants.

If you have received a survey invite in the post, you can now take the survey here.

Take the survey

For more information, please click here.

Sign up here to be notified when the results are out.

New Podcast Launched – Let’s Talk Care Experience

‘Let’s Talk Care Experience’ is the podcast that discusses all aspects of people’s experiences using Ireland’s health and social care services.

In each episode, we speak to inspiring people who help shape health and social care in Ireland, discussing their lived experiences as well as gaining their insights and knowledge into how to drive improvement within services.

Listen now


The Survey Hub is now live

The hub contains a suite of resources to help you to develop your own surveys, including e-learning modules, presentations and guidance. It also contains information on research projects that utilise data from the National Care Experience Programme surveys. To go to the Survey Hub, please click on the link below.

Go to Survey Hub



Experiences of patients admitted for a tumour or cancer

17 November 2021

We have published a report on the experiences of 1,100 patients in the National Inpatient Experience Survey 2019 whose main reason for attending hospital was a tumour or cancer diagnosis. The majority of patients who were admitted...

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