National Inpatient Experience Survey 2020 – important update

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak in Ireland, the National Care Experience Programme are postponing the National Inpatient Experience Survey 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and publish the revised date on

The National Maternity Experience Survey will continue as planned, with reports expected for publication later this year. If you have received an invitation to take part in the survey, and would like to share your experience, please click here.


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42% of you have told us about your experience of maternity care in Ireland.

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A joint initiative from HIQA, the HSE and the Department of Health

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We conduct surveys

Eligible participants periodically take part in our inpatient & maternity surveys.

We publish results

Our findings are shared, ensuring the public’s voice is heard and utilised.

We support improvement

We help care providers understand what can be improved, and track their progress.


Five weeks until the National Maternity Experience Survey closes

27 March 2020

In total, 6,423 women have been invited to participate in the National Maternity Experience Survey. This includes all women who gave birth in October 2019, as well as women who gave birth during the month of November 2019, in the...

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