Chronic disease

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

By Admin / 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 Admin / 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 Admin / 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 Admin / 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 Admin / 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 Admin / 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: Patients’ perspectives of self-testing when using anticoagulant therapy

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Patients’ perspectives of self-testing when using anticoagulant therapy
Authors: Gabrielle McKee , Anne Grogan, Michael Coughlan, Geraldine Prizeman, Niamh O’Connell, Nora O’Mahony, Katherine Quinn
Abstract
Introduction: Warfarin is still the anticoa

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

By Admin / 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: A collaborative national procurement model for haemophilia medication procurement

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A collaborative national procurement model for haemophilia medication procurement
Author: Brian O Mahony
Abstract
Haemophilia and von Willebrands disease are inherited bleeding disorders. There are 838 people with haemophilia in Ireland and 1,273 wi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Guidance for healthcare staff: Advance Care Planning and Advance Healthcare Directives with People with Dementia

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Guidance for healthcare staff: Advance Care Planning and Advance Healthcare Directives with People with Dementia
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Marie Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: Dementia is a progressive life limiting illness. People with dementia val

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Diabetes Passport

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Diabetes Passport
Authors: Deirdre Mary Hall , Joanne Lowe, Yvonne Ryan, Edel Smyth
Abstract
Diabetes is a complex chronic condition managed by large Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs) based in primary and secondary care. Despite advanced Information Co

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

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

By Admin / 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: Measuring the implementation and impact of primary care integrated care projects

By Admin / 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: An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia

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

By Admin / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Diabetes Toolkit for Practice Nurses

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

By Admin / 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: Co-designing Integrated Care Using Participatory Action Research [PAR]: The Epilepsy Partnership in Care [EPiC] Project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Co-designing Integrated Care Using Participatory Action Research [PAR]: The Epilepsy Partnership in Care [EPiC] Project
Authors: Mary Fitzsimons , Colin Doherty, Jamie Saris, Robert Power, Veronica Lambert, Jarlath Varley
Abstract
Introduction: Conc

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Mairead Bracken, Louise Daly, Aurelia Ciblis, Mary McCarron, Brendan Kenneally, Brian Keogh, Geralyn Hynes
Abstract
Introduction: Due to demographical s

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

By Admin / 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: Does Combined Respiratory and Palliative Care Management Improve Care for COPD Patients

By Admin / 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: HEPCARE EUROPE: Bridging the gap in the treatment of Hepatitis C

By Admin / 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: Towards developing a programme theory for the uptake of a national retinopathy screening programme in Ireland: a realist evaluation

By Admin / 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: 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 Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An integrated model for Haemophilia care nationally

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

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

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

By Admin / 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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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 Admin / 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: A Nurse Led Clinic’s contribution to Patient Education and Promoting Self-care in Heart Failure Patients: A Systematic Review

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Nurse Led Clinic’s contribution to Patient Education and Promoting Self-care in Heart Failure Patients: A Systematic Review
Author: Jacinta Clare Walsh
Abstract
Introduction: Heart failure (HF) is a medical condition whereby the heart’s efficency

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care Services for Chronic Disease – The Role a Programme Manager Plays in Making a Design a Reality

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Services for Chronic Disease – The Role a Programme Manager Plays in Making a Design a Reality
Authors: Regina Ann Black , Mairead Gleeson, Niamh Smyth, Linda Kearns
Abstract
Introduction: Approximately 1 million people in Ireland tod

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

By Admin / 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: Processes of care performed by specialist nurses to support integrated diabetes management: Feedback to inform service delivery

By Admin / 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: A Patient Portal Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy (PISCES)

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Patient Portal Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy (PISCES)
Authors: Kevin Power , Mary Fitzsimons, Maire White, Gianpiero Cavalleri, Brendan Dunleavey, Richard Corbridge, Colin Doherty, Norman Delanty, Mark McCormack
Abstract
In

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: ‘Irish Traveller’ Ethnic Minority Group – Chronic Conditions Community Heart Health Pilot Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Irish Traveller’ Ethnic Minority Group – Chronic Conditions Community Heart Health Pilot Programme
Authors: Ann Marie Lawlor , Claire Fitzpatrick, Seathrun O’Casaide
Abstract
“Given their high mortality, likely high incidence, and low appreciation of

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The implementation of personalised supports for people with dementia through multi-stakeholder, integrated care networks

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The implementation of personalised supports for people with dementia through multi-stakeholder, integrated care networks
Authors: Fiona Keogh , Elaine Howard, Mary McGuire, Mary Manning
Abstract
Introduction: It is estimated that 55,000 people have d

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Congestive Cardiac Heart failure patients in the community: successfully managing complexity and polypharmacy

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Congestive Cardiac Heart failure patients in the community: successfully managing complexity and polypharmacy
Authors: Michelle Kearns , Liz Malone, Breege Clarke
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) Congestive heart f

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Planning for the Future: Addressing the Information Gaps for People Living with COPD:

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Planning for the Future: Addressing the Information Gaps for People Living with COPD:
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Bettina Korn, Damien Peelo, Marie Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: COPD is recognised as a life limiting illness (1). There is growing ackn

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