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.

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The National Inpatient Experience Survey

The National Inpatient Experience Survey — the largest ever nationwide survey of the Irish healthcare system — is currently underway. Anyone aged 16 years or older who has spent 24 hours or more in a public hospital and is discharged in May will be asked to participate. Eligible patients will receive the survey by post before the end of June. For more information, please click here.

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Surveys in 2021

The fourth National Inpatient Experience Survey will take place in May 2021 and will include questions on COVID-19.

We are developing the model and methodology to implement the National Maternity Bereavement Experience Survey – which will be implemented towards the end of 2021.

We have two additional surveys under development including National End of Life Survey and a National Nursing Home Experience Survey which will be carried out in 2022.

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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.

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News

Launch of the 2021 National Inpatient Experience Survey

1 May 2021

Patients are being invited to share their experiences of the hospital care they received during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the fourth National Inpatient Experience Survey which launches today.   The survey will...

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