The Meath Foundation announces call for applications for   



Have you an idea or is there something you would like to change in your area that would make a significant difference to the care of our patients taking into account the 6 quality dimensions?

  • safety
  • timeliness
  • efficiency
  • effectiveness
  • equity
  • patient centeredness


The following QII Grants are available in 2022:

  • Mairéad Shields Quality Improvement & Innovation Award: €40,000

This award was established by the Meath Foundation in late 2021 and is a themed award to be awarded to a multi-disciplinary team. The     theme for the 2022 award is

‘Safer Mobility and Falls Prevention’.

  • Further QII Grants up to a value of €20,000 will be awarded

Successful applicants will be offered training, support and mentoring from the Quality Lead, Quality Safety & Risk Management Directorate.

If you have any questions please email meathfoundation@tuh.ie or talk to Mary Hickey, Quality Lead, Quality, Safety & Risk Management Directorate.



  • The Foundation is using Jot forms – a new system of applying online.
  • By clicking on the Application Form below you will be brought to an online form for you to complete.
  • At certain intervals you will be requested to upload proforma letters from key personnel.
  • These letters are listed below and can be completed and attached to your application.
  • The Meath Foundation Strategy is linked in the body of this page for reference.


Application Form

Supporting documents to accompany application

  • click here to download and complete the EMT Lead Sponsorship proforma
  • click here to download and complete the CIO Agreement proforma
  • click here to download and complete the QI Lead Certification proforma

QII Regulations are accessible by clicking here.

Meath Foundation Strategy are accessible by clicking here.



Closing date for applications is Friday 13th May 2022