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About the survey

The National Patient Experience Survey is a nationwide survey asking people for feedback about their stay in hospital. The survey is a partnership between the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Department of Health. All patients aged 16 and over discharged each May, who spend 24 hours or more in a public acute hospital and have a postal address in the Republic of Ireland are asked to complete the survey.

Who we are

Learn about the governance structure of the National Patient Experience Survey.

Why is the survey important?

Learn more about the benefits of patient experience surveys.

Frequently asked questions

Learn more about the National Patient Experience Survey

Survey model and methodology

Find out what is involved in conducting the survey.

Information governance

How we ensure privacy and confidentiality of participants.

Resources for hospitals

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