TWO THIRDS OF PEOPLE WITNESSED SUB STANDARD HEALTH CARE – HIQA

Two thirds of people say they’ve witnessed sub-standard care in our health system.

Of those, a third say they’ve seen physical or emotional abuse in nursing homes.

The results come from a new survey for the health watchdog HIQA which says most people want ‘clear accountability’ for failings.

Pollsters from REDC spoke to over a thousand people about their experiences in the health system over the last five years.

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