The Health Information and Standards Directorate has published a number of key documents in recent years in relation to national health and social care data collections in Ireland. A Catalogue (1) of all national health and social care data collections in Ireland was published. In order to address the need for a more integrated approach for national health and social care data collections HIQA published Recommendations on a more integrated approach for National Health and Social Care Data Collections (3) . In 2017, HIQA published Information Management Standards for national health and social care data collections. The aim of these standards is to improve the quality of information in the health and social care sector thus leading to improved patient safety and the quality of healthcare delivered. The priority work programme for the team during 2019 is the continuation of a review programme to assess compliance with Information Management standards for national health and social care data collections. Another key area is the advancement of work in relation to guidance on information governance for health and social care, and the development of a suite of tools to support the Information Management standards. The Health Information Research Officer will provide a research support role in advancing these programmes of work. The role will require excellent organisational skills as well as research, information processing, problem solving and team working skills. The post holder will work in a small flexible multidisciplinary team
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