A local Council has been asked by the Ombudsman to apologise to a complainant after an investigation found they failed to follow their own Financial Regulations during a process to appoint a company for a public event.
An investigation has revealed that a nursing home failed to fully record its observations of a resident’s head injury following a fall, and did not call an ambulance to take him to hospital until almost eight hours after the incident. The report can be viewed here.
An investigation by the Ombudsman has found that the Southern Health and Social Care Trust provided appropriate care and treatment to a patient prior to her death from a serious heart condition in 2014.
The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman has issued a finding of maladministration against the former Department of Environment for its failure to monitor the numbers of late flights into and out of George Best Belfast City Airport.