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Current Enforcement Activity

Where RQIA identifies concerns about a particular service it may take enforcement action to ensure the safety, wellbeing and protection of those using the services. We may also take enforcement action where we identify non-compliance with regulations and/or standards.

RQIA publishes details of all enforcement action at adult health and social care services on this web page - current enforcement activity is detailed below.

Name Enforcement Action
Angels Recruitment Agency Ltd.

A notice of proposal to impose conditions on the registration of Angels Recruitment Agency Ltd. was issued on 31 May 2017, and a notice of decision was issued on 3 July 2017.

  • 09 August 2017: Conditions of registration placed on this service. To view these, click here.
Ashbrooke Care Home

18 August 2017:  Successful application to a Lay Magistrate, under Article 21 of The Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, to cancel the registration of Runwood Homes Ltd. in respect of Ashbrooke Care Home, due to the serious risk to a person’s life, health or well-being at the home.

E. McCann Dental Practice

On 18 December 2015, RQIA issued a notice of proposal to impose conditions of registration.  A notice of decision was issued on 20 January 2016.

  • 17 February 2016: Conditions of registration placed on this service. To view these, click here.
Knockmoyle Lodge

A notice of failure to comply with regulations (notice 1) relating to management arrangements for the home was issued on 04 July 2017.  On 11 September 2017, RQIA issued a notice of proposal to impose conditions of registration.  On 11 October 2017, RQIA issued a notice of decision to impose conditions of registration.

  • 10 November 2017: Conditions of registration placed on this service. To view these, click here
Lisadian House

A notice of failure to comply with regulations relating to care was issued to Lisadian House on 20 October 2017. 

  • Compliance required by 07 December 2017
McCann and Haran Dental Clinic

On 18 December 2015, RQIA issued a notice of proposal to impose conditions of registration.  A notice of decision was issued on 20 January 2016.

  • 17 February 2016: Conditions of registration placed. To view the conditions of registration, click here.
NIAS - Bangor Ambulance Station

Two improvement notices were issued on 02 October 2017. Compliance was achieved against notice 2, relating to patient safety, on 31 October 2017.  Notice 1, relating to governance issues, was extended on 8 November 2017.  

  • Compliance is required by 26 January 2018.
NIAS - Broadway Ambulance Station (Belfast)

Two improvement notices were issued on 02 October 2017. Compliance was achieved against notice 2, relating to patient safety, on 31 October 2017.  Notice 1, relating to governance issues, was extended on 8 November 2017.  

  • Compliance is required by 26 January 2018.
Rathowen

Two notices of failure to comply with regulations relating to recruitment processes and quality monitoring were issued to Rathowen on 20 July 2017.

A notice of proposal to impose conditions on the registration of Rathowen was issued on 29 September 2017.

A notice of decision to impose conditions on the registration of Rathowen was issued on 31 October 2017. 

  • The period for making written representation to The Care Tribunal in relation to the notice of decision, expires on 28 November 2017.
Redburn Clinic

A notice of failure to comply with regulations relating to care was issued to Redburn Clinic on 25 October 2017. 

  • Compliance required by 20 December 2017