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Date Press Release / Statement
25/11/2021 Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly launches NOCA five-year strategic plan
19/11/2021 NOCA launch inaugural report on hip and knee replacements in ireland
16/11/2021 Critical care units in children’s hospitals providing safe care - but staff shortages mean beds remain closed
04/11/2021 NOCA launch report on ICU activity during COVID-19 pandemic
04/10/2021 Be Active at Home
04/10/2021 Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda is annouced winner of the Irish Golden Hip Award 2021
16/03/2021 Major Trauma Audit report finds that many serious injuries in children are preventable
02/02/2021 Health care in Ireland - The value of getting it right far outweighs the cost of getting it wrong
16/12/2020 Results of the NOCA Irish National Audit of Stroke Report 2019 shows that less than half of all patients suffering from stroke present to hospital quickly enough to receive emergency treatments
10/11/2020 Data in NOCA’s Irish Hip Fracture Database report shows that low falls in the home are the leading cause of hip fractures in Ireland
17/12/2019 In-hospital deaths from ischaemic stroke and heart attack continue to decline
13/11/2019 NOCA welcomes the ‘National Review of Clinical Audit’, a report commissioned by the HSE Chief Clinical Officer
12/11/2019 Hospitals continue to improve following the introduction of a best practice tariff for hip fractures
11/07/2019 NOCA appoints Dr Brian Creedon as new Clinical Director
04/06/2019 NOCA's audit portfolio is growing as it welcomes new cardiovascular audits
30/05/2019 NOCA issues GDPR guidance and urges healthcare providers to continue clinical audit
06/02/2019 Low falls are the leading cause of major trauma in Ireland
06/02/2019 Irish ICU's are safe - but need for more beds in the system to meet demands
11/12/2018 No significant clinical issues identified in mortality ratios across 6 key diagnoses in 2017
29/11/2018 Only 1 in 5 hip fracture patients are discharged home directly following surgery
26/11/2018 NOCA calls for National Implant Registries to ensure patient safety
06/02/2018 NOCA welcomes ‘A Trauma System for Ireland’, a report from the Trauma Steering Group
31/01/2018 Major Trauma Audit highlights the need for change in provision of trauma services in Ireland
12/12/2017 40% reduction in crude in-hospital mortality from heart attacks since 2007
08/11/2017 Every day, 10 people in Ireland break their hip
01/06/2017 NOCA announces four-year strategic plan: Excellent healthcare for Ireland shaped by good information
31/05/2017 Highlighting the increasing incidence of major trauma in older people
15/12/2016 NOCA Launches Its First Report on In-Hospital Mortality
08/12/2016 Launch of Major Trauma Audit National Report 2014-2015