INPATIENT

The National Inpatient Experience Survey

The National Inpatient Experience Survey is a nationwide survey asking patients about their recent experiences in hospital. The survey aims to learn from patients’ feedback in order to improve hospital care.

The results of the 2022 survey are now available to view here.

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 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

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NURSING HOMES

The National Nursing Home Experience Survey

The National Nursing Home Experience Survey is the first national survey asking nursing home residents and their relatives or friends about their experiences of nursing home care in Ireland. The survey aims to learn from and understand these experiences in order to improve the care provided in Irish nursing homes.

The results of the 2022 survey are now available to view here.

MATERNITY BEREAVEMENT

The National Maternity Bereavement Experience Survey

The National Maternity Bereavement Experience Survey is the first national survey asking women and their partners about the maternity bereavement care they received in one of Ireland’s 19 maternity units or hospitals.

The 2022 National Maternity Bereavement Experience Survey is now closed.

The results will be published in 2023If you would like to be notified when the results are available please sign up here.

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.

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News

Findings of the 2022 National Inpatient Experience Survey have been published

15 December 2022

During May 2022, 24,996 people were invited to participate in the fifth National Inpatient Experience Survey. In total, 10,904 people took part in this survey, a response rate of 44%. The majority of patients (81.9%) rated...

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