Chronic disease

POSTER ABSTRACTS: The implementation of a cross-jurisdictional clinical network for congenital heart disease

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The implementation of a cross-jurisdictional clinical network for congenital heart disease
Sharon Morrow, National Childrens Hospital Group, IE
Aine Carroll, University College Dublin, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Reorganisation of healthcare services

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The effects of a self-management programme(Stanford model) on adults in County Donegal with long ter

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The effects of a self-management programme(Stanford model) on adults in County Donegal with long term health conditions
Rona McLaughlin, Health Service Executive, CHO1, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Approximately 40% of Irish people have a long term hea

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development of a Hub and Spoke Respiratory Service

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The Development of a Hub and Spoke Respiratory Service
Sonya Murray, Letterkenny University Hospital, Health Service Executive, IE
Antoinette Doherty, Letterkenny University Hospital, Health Service Executive, IE
Tara Cooper, Letterkenny University

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: “You Saved My Life”: Integrated wearable technology supported by telephone nurse triage

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

“You Saved My Life”: Integrated wearable technology supported by telephone nurse triage
Mary Burke, Caredoc, IE
Michelle Kearns, Caredoc, IE
Abstract
Remote monitoring devices could potentially reduce costs and improve health for at-risk patient pop

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JOURNAL ARTICLE: ‘Sink or Swim’: A Qualitative Study to Understand How and Why Nurses Adapt to Support the Implementa

By Admin / April 3, 2019

Research & theory
‘Sink or Swim’: A Qualitative Study to Understand How and Why Nurses Adapt to Support the Implementation of Integrated Diabetes Care
Authors: Fiona Riordan, School of Public Health, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A gap analysis between the outline document for the integrated care programme and draft models of ca

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

A gap analysis between the outline document for the integrated care programme and draft models of care for four chronic diseases in Ireland
Claire Mary Buckley, Integrated Care Programme, HSE; School of Public Health, UCC, IE
Deirdre Mulholland, Int

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Virtual Heart Failure Clinic – An Integrated Care Programme Support for General Practice

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Virtual Heart Failure Clinic – An Integrated Care Programme Support for General Practice
Orlaith Josephine OReilly, Health Service Executive, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Heart Failure is a serious chronic disease affecting 2% of the population in Irel

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings
Authors: Paula Devine , Deborah Clifford, Marg

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A retrospective audit of the ‘Back in Motion Programme’: A stratified group based, physiotherapy programme for patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A retrospective audit of the ‘Back in Motion Programme’: A stratified group based, physiotherapy programme for patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
Authors: Sarah McShane , Ulrik McCarthy, Dervila Danaher, Dearbhaile Flanagan
Abstract
Background: Low

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A novel integrated care pathway for people with dementia presenting to acute hospitals

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A novel integrated care pathway for people with dementia presenting to acute hospitals
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Mary Mannix, Margaret McKiernan, Maria Connolly, Mary J Foley, Siobhan Cahill, Aoife Ni Chorcorain
Abstract
Introduction: Almost 30% of

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Responsive community care for people with dementia & their families: Evaluating a person centred and integrated care model

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Responsive community care for people with dementia & their families: Evaluating a person centred and integrated care model
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Geralyn Hynes, Louise Daly, Mairead Bracken, Aurelia Ciblis, Mary Mc Carron, Brendan Kenneally, Bri

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Realist Evaluation of a National Model of Care for the Diabetic Foot

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A Realist Evaluation of a National Model of Care for the Diabetic Foot
Authors: Kate Nuala O’Neill , Sheena M McHugh, Fiona Riordan, Marsha L Tracey, Patricia M Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: Diabetic foot disease is a common and costly complication

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Does Combined Respiratory and Palliative Care Management Improve Care for COPD Patients

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Does Combined Respiratory and Palliative Care Management Improve Care for COPD Patients
Authors: Amy Mulkerns , Peter O’ Toole, Paul Gregan, Timothy McDonnell
Abstract
Introduction: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) produces breathlessness

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED): Promoting integrated dementia care through Primary Care Team education

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED): Promoting integrated dementia care through Primary Care Team education
Authors: Tony Foley , Katherine Thackeray, Anne Quinn, Louise Hopper, Kate Irving
Abstract
Introduction: Give

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A pilot project to include psychological care as part of a multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation community programme for patients with COPD

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A pilot project to include psychological care as part of a multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation community programme for patients with COPD
Authors: Aimée Kemp , Krista Hegarty, Sonya Murray
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and prob

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: HEPCARE EUROPE: Bridging the gap in the treatment of Hepatitis C

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

HEPCARE EUROPE: Bridging the gap in the treatment of Hepatitis C
Authors: John S. Lambert , Gordana Avramovic, Geoff McCombe, Carol Murphy, Davina Swan, Eileen O’Connor, Walter Cullen
Abstract
Background: Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is a major cause

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Alzheimer’s Cafe Bray – An Integrated Hospital and Community Patient-Centred Approach

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Alzheimer’s Cafe Bray – An Integrated Hospital and Community Patient-Centred Approach
Authors: Carol de Wilde , Joyce Jones, Deirdre Fitzgerald
Abstract
Introduction: The idea of an Alzheimer’s Cafe in North Wicklow developed when in the hospital we

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The development and evaluation of an online dementia supports directory for Primary Care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The development and evaluation of an online dementia supports directory for Primary Care
Authors: Aisling Angela Jennings , Tony Foley, Siobhan Boyle
Abstract
Introduction: Carers of people with dementia (PwD) frequently have poorer physical and emot

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Towards developing a programme theory for the uptake of a national retinopathy screening programme in Ireland: a realist evaluation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Towards developing a programme theory for the uptake of a national retinopathy screening programme in Ireland: a realist evaluation
Authors: Marsha Louise Tracey , Sheena M McHugh, Patricia M Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: In 2013, the national diabe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Establishing A Memory Clinic

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Establishing A Memory Clinic
Authors: Joan Patricia Mc Donald , Mary Theresa Hickey
Abstract
Kilkenny Memory Clinic

Background: The background into the setting up of the Kilkenny Memory Clinic established in 2013 was to provide access to care pathw

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Implementing Respiratory Integrated Care: the Future for COPD Diagnosis and Management?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementing Respiratory Integrated Care: the Future for COPD Diagnosis and Management?
Authors: Patricia Davis , Timothy Mc Donnell
Abstract
Ireland has the highest rate of admissions for COPD in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develo

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Evaluation of goal-setting/action planning in a diabetes group self-management education programme for people with type 2 diabetes (DESMOND) in Ireland and England

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Evaluation of goal-setting/action planning in a diabetes group self-management education programme for people with type 2 diabetes (DESMOND) in Ireland and England
Authors: Máire T O’Donnell , Rosie Horne, Marian E Carey, Melanie J Davies, Sean F Din

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care in Diabetes: Impact of Email Decision Support on Community Type 2 Diabetes Service in the Midlands in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care in Diabetes: Impact of Email Decision Support on Community Type 2 Diabetes Service in the Midlands in Ireland
Authors: Elaine Ai Ling Soong , Siobhan Meehan, Mairead Walsh, Velma Harkins, Shu Hoashi
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Diabetes Toolkit for Practice Nurses

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Diabetes Toolkit for Practice Nurses
Author: Elaine Newell
Abstract
Introduction: Part of my role as Diabetes Nurse Specialist for Integrated Care is to support practice nurses and general practitioners to manage type 2 diabetes in the community. I

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An integrated model for Haemophilia care nationally

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An integrated model for Haemophilia care nationally
Author: Brian O Mahony
Abstract
Haemophilia and von Willebrands disease are inherited bleeding disorders which affect 2,111 people in Ireland. Haemophilia care is highly organised and integrated w

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: (Un)Met needs of community dwelling people with dementia: the importance of providing integrated holistic care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

(Un)Met needs of community dwelling people with dementia: the importance of providing integrated holistic care
Authors: Louise Hopper , Rachael Joyce, Hannah Jelley, Bob Woods, Martin Orrell, Kate Irving, Frans Verhey
Abstract
Introduction: Research

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Trends in the Quality of Structured Diabetes Care in Primary Care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Trends in the Quality of Structured Diabetes Care in Primary Care
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Sheena McHugh, Velma Harkins, Patricia Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland, a diabetes ‘cycle of care’ funding initiative (2015) will remunerate GPs for

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Hearing the lived experience of young women with a rare genetic disorder 22q11.2DS regarding integrated care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Hearing the lived experience of young women with a rare genetic disorder 22q11.2DS regarding integrated care
Authors: Lorna Kerin , Fiona McNicholas, Aine Lawlor
Abstract
Introduction: The lived experience of young people with chronic disease has sel

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Update on Development of a national Framework and Implementation plan for Self management Support for Chronic conditions: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Update on Development of a national Framework and Implementation plan for Self management Support for Chronic conditions: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease
Authors: Carmel Mullaney , Orlaith O’Reilly, Mairead Gleeson, Kathleen Jordan,

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia
Authors: Áine Teahan , Attracta Lafferty, Gerard Fealy, Eilish McAuliffe, Amanda Phelan, Liam O’Sullivan, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Background: The majority of people with dement

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Bridging the Gap in Dementia Care within an OT Primary Care Setting – The Role of Clinical Care Pathway Development

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Bridging the Gap in Dementia Care within an OT Primary Care Setting – The Role of Clinical Care Pathway Development
Authors: Moya Doyle , Katie Barry
Abstract
Background: The need for a clinical care pathway for Dementia was identified in line with t

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A needs assessment for cardiac rehabilitation in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A needs assessment for cardiac rehabilitation in Ireland
Authors: Carmel Mullaney , Naomi Petty-Saphon, Siobhan Jennings, Orlaith O’Reilly
Abstract
Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) can reduce mortality, reinfarction rates and hospitalisations, and improve

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Measuring the implementation and impact of primary care integrated care projects

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Measuring the implementation and impact of primary care integrated care projects
Author: Deirdre Mulholland
Abstract
Introduction: The increasing prevalence of chronic disease in Ireland means there are increasing numbers of patients managing, in pa

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Attendance At Diabetes Structured Education Programmes In Ireland: A Qualitative Study Addressing A National Priority

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Attendance At Diabetes Structured Education Programmes In Ireland: A Qualitative Study Addressing A National Priority
Authors: Margaret Humphreys , Jenny Mc Sharry, Sean Dinneen, Molly Byrne
Abstract
Introductio

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Interagency physical activity and lifestyle education programmes

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Interagency physical activity and lifestyle education programmes
Authors: Vanda Cummins , Aine Ryan, Barbara Rooney, Philip White
Abstract
To help address the disability burden and growing financial impact of chronic diseases, interagency group progr

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Adolescent feedback on the Haemophilia Transition Programme between Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and St. James’s Hospital Dublin Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Adolescent feedback on the Haemophilia Transition Programme between Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and St. James’s Hospital Dublin Ireland
Authors: Ruth Elizabeth Hunter Nolan , Eibhlin Mc Laughlin, Yvonne Duane, Ann O’ Sullivan, Kevin Ryan, Niamh O’

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Clinical outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes before and after attending DESMOND and primary care providers’ experiences of referring patients to DESMOND

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Clinical outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes before and after attending DESMOND and primary care providers’ experiences of referring patients to DESMOND
Authors: Rachel Bourke , Ciara Heverin, Sean F Dinneen, Máire O’Donnell
Abstract
Background:

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Processes of care performed by specialist nurses to support integrated diabetes management: Feedback to inform service delivery

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Processes of care performed by specialist nurses to support integrated diabetes management: Feedback to inform service delivery
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Helen Twamley, Niamh Smyth, Sheena McHugh
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland, there has been an in

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Preferred intensity and implementation of patient and family participation in an outpatient psychiatric service and an outpatient type 2 diabetes service

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Preferred intensity and implementation of patient and family participation in an outpatient psychiatric service and an outpatient type 2 diabetes service
Authors: Lucy Whiston , Joe Barry, Catherine Darker
Abstract
Introduction: Patient and family pa

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Making Every Contact Count (MECC) – Chronic Disease Risk Factor and Brief Advice Recording

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) – Chronic Disease Risk Factor and Brief Advice Recording
Authors: Jacinta Mulroe , Claire Collins, John Cuddihy, Ronan Fawsitt, Mairead Gleeson, Siobhan Jennings, Gemma Leane, Maria O’Brien, Orlaith O’Reilly, Aileen

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