National Psychiatric In-Patient Reporting System (NPIRS)

The National Psychiatric In-Patient Reporting System (NPIRS) gathers data on patient admissions and discharges from psychiatric hospitals and units throughout Ireland.  The data collected have been reported annually since 1965 and play a central role in the planning of service delivery.  

How NPIRS data is collected

To participate in the NPIRS, please request training on NPIRS LINK by emailing:

link@hrb.ie

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The NPIRS data collection form captures:

  • administrative details;
  • demographic details;
  • diagnosis;
  • admission details;
  • discharge details.

NPIRS data collection form – PDF

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