Poster abstracts

POSTER ABSTRACTS: Understanding what makes team interventions work: Learning from healthcare professionals

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Understanding what makes team interventions work: Learning from healthcare professionals
Una Cunningham, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems, University College Dublin, Dublin, IE
Aoife De Brún, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health System

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Transforming stroke care – the irish national stroke programme

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Transforming stroke care – the irish national stroke programme
Rónán Collins, National Stroke Programme HSE, IE
Joan McCormack, National Stroke Programme HSE, IE
Áine Carroll, National Clinical & Integrated Care Programmes HSE Ireland; University Co

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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: Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times
Caitríona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
Acquired brain injury (ABI) is defined as any sudden damage to the brain occurring during a person’s lif

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The challenges of delivering universal and integrated care – evidence to inform policy implementatio

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The challenges of delivering universal and integrated care – evidence to inform policy implementation in Ireland and internationally
Sarah Barry, Centre for Health Policy and Management, TCD, IE
Maebh NiFhalluin1, Centre for Health Policy and Manage

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Enhancing cancer care guideline development and implementation using formal guideline adaptation: me

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Enhancing cancer care guideline development and implementation using formal guideline adaptation: methodology description
Carmel Davies, School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, IE
Elizabeth Summersby, Oncology, Our

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated approach to complex Heath needs of homeless populations

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Integrated approach to complex Heath needs of homeless populations
Jess Sears, Depaul, IE
Abstract
Depaul’s Health Initiative is part of a network of services that bring improved care to this group at a variety of settings since 2007.  We are now fa

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Patients’ attitudes to and experience of the use of technology in mental health in an Irish primary

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Patients’ attitudes to and experience of the use of technology in mental health in an Irish primary care setting
Mary Jane Finucane, General practitioner, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Mental health issues represent a significant proportion visits to GP

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Co-designing an Integrated Care Pathway for Children and Families with a Neuromuscular Disorder in I

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Co-designing an Integrated Care Pathway for Children and Families with a Neuromuscular Disorder in Ireland
Margaret Rafferty, HSE, IE
Grace Turner, HSE, IE
Andrea Tobin, Children’s Neuromuscular Service at CRC and AMNCH, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Ch

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Development of hepfriend; a dublin community hepatitis c peer support model

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Development of hepfriend; a dublin community hepatitis c peer support model
John Shearer Lambert, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, University College Dublin, IE
Tina McHugh, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, University College Dublin,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Flexibility and reablement in home care in dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Flexibility and reablement in home care in dementia
Mairead Bracken-Scally, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Anne-Marie Brady, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Louise Daly, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Geralyn Hynes, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Brian Keogh, Trinit

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing citizen advocacy for adults with intellectual disability

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Developing citizen advocacy for adults with intellectual disability
Amanda Phelan, University College Dublin, IE
Emer Meighan, Sage Advocacy and Support for Older people, IE
Abstract
In 2010, the Report of Disability Policy Review Keogh 2010 was pre

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors
Valerie Patricia Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Brian McGuire, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE
Abstract
In Ireland, approximately 10,000 people will have

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Avoidable emergency admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the Republic of Ireland:

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Avoidable emergency admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the Republic of Ireland: analysis of regional determinants
Brenda Marie Lynch, University College Cork, IE
Tony Fitzgerald, University College Cork, IE
Paul Corcoran, Univers

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing
Amanda Phelan, University College Dublin, IE
Sandra McCarthy, University College Dublin, IE
Elizabeth Adams, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, IE
Abstract
Primary healthcare is

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Experiences of community-based Clinical Nurse Specialists in supporting the delivery of integrated d

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Experiences of community-based Clinical Nurse Specialists in supporting the delivery of integrated diabetes care: A qualitative study
Fiona Riordan, University College Cork, IE
Niamh McGrath, University College Cork, IE
Sheena M. McHugh, University

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Learning from the development of two Integrated Care Pathways for dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Learning from the development of two Integrated Care Pathways for dementia
Anne-Marie Brady, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Mairead Bracken-Scally, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Louise Daly, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Geralyn Hynes, Trinity College Dublin,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: INTEGRATING HEPATITIS C CARE FOR AT RISK GROUPS: FINDINGS FROM A MULTI-CENTRE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY IN

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

INTEGRATING HEPATITIS C CARE FOR AT RISK GROUPS: FINDINGS FROM A MULTI-CENTRE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY IN PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE
Davina Marie Swan, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, IE
Geoff McCombe, School of Medicine, University Colleg

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A national model of care for children: Integrated implementation- the opportunities and the challeng

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

A national model of care for children: Integrated implementation- the opportunities and the challenges
Grace Turner, Health Service Executive, IE
Alf Nicholson, Health Service Executive, IE
John Murphy, Health Service Executive, IE
Abstract
Children

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations
Walter Cullen, School of Medicine; University College Dublin, IE
John Shearer Lambert, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Infectious Diseases Clinic, Dublin, Ireland, University College

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Audit on the use of Oral Nutrition Supplements in an Adult Intellectual Disability Service

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Audit on the use of Oral Nutrition Supplements in an Adult Intellectual Disability Service
Author: Laura Mary Hayden
Abstract
Introduction: A pilot audit on the prescription and provision of Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) for residential client

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Flexible Assertive Community Treatment

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Flexible Assertive Community Treatment
Authors: Denis Long , Colm Herlihy, John Kelleher, Ned Kelly, Martin Lawlor
Abstract
Background: Carraig Mor Psychiatric Intensive care unit has developed a Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) approach

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Going Paperless in Physiotherapy – Technology and Quality Innovation in a Large Teaching Hospital

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Going Paperless in Physiotherapy – Technology and Quality Innovation in a Large Teaching Hospital
Authors: Brid Wilson , Marie Byrne, Eavan Lennox, Niamh Murphy
Abstract
Relevance: An electronic health record (EHR) is an acknowledged cornerstone of t

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Early detection of deterioration in the older persons in a community setting the Kildare, West Wicklow area Co Kildare part of CHO7

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Early detection of deterioration in the older persons in a community setting the Kildare, West Wicklow area Co Kildare part of CHO7
Author: Mary Roach
Abstract
An algorithm/pathway for health professionals to use in a community. This is used for ear

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting
Authors: Marie Cox , Fiona Haughey, Niamh Leonard
Abstract
Aims & Objectives: To outline the development and implementation of an

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Development Integrated Model of Care for Neurology Services in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Development Integrated Model of Care for Neurology Services in Ireland
Authors: Edina O’Driscoll , Tim Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: To develop a Model of Care for Neurology which would provide a framework for neurology services using international be

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care Pathway for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Pathway for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in Ireland
Authors: Edina O’Driscoll , Jacinta McElligott
Abstract
Introduction: Trauma and rehabilitation networks in Ireland are largely underdeveloped and there is significant variance i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing an integrated memory service for older people in Waterford

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing an integrated memory service for older people in Waterford
Authors: Roisin O’Sullivan , John Cooke, Anne Landers, Riona Mulcahy, George Pope, Michael Kirby
Abstract
Introduction: In the absence of a specialised interdisciplinary memory cli

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Safer Transitions: Optimising Care and Function from Hospital to Home

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Safer Transitions: Optimising Care and Function from Hospital to Home
Authors: Yvonne O’ Riordan , Paul Bernard, Paul Maloney, Alison Enright, Carmel McGrath
Abstract
Elderly patients living with frailty have complex and distinct needs. For many, bei

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Healthcare Evaluation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Healthcare Evaluation
Authors: Helena Ann Ferris , Audrey Devaney
Abstract
The landscape of healthcare delivery is continuously evolving. An appropriate use of research and evaluation is key when assessing not only the need for change but also when i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Role of the Dietitian within the Frail Elderly Pilot in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown from February to June 2016

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Role of the Dietitian within the Frail Elderly Pilot in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown from February to June 2016
Author: Caroline Stapleton
Abstract
Introduction: The Specialist Geriatric Services Model of Care aims to improve the quality and eff

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Pushing the Boundaries: The Impact of the Role of the Clinical Nurse /Midwife Specialist (CN/MS) Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Pushing the Boundaries: The Impact of the Role of the Clinical Nurse /Midwife Specialist (CN/MS) Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) in Ireland
Authors: Deborah Marshall , Anne McHugh, Michael Gannon
Abstract
Introduction: Landmark research of

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors
Authors: Jonathon O’Keeffe , Jean Barber, Deirdre Lang, JJ Barry, Graham Hughes, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Background: This project was i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Authors: John Brennan , Sara O’Kelly, Jane Finucane, Sarah Cosgrave, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Introduction: Carew House Day Hospital is an outpatient assessment unit for patients aged 65 years and ove

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Introducing a discharge planning and resource folder on acute hospital wards: A simple intervention to improve communication and quality of care at discharge

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Introducing a discharge planning and resource folder on acute hospital wards: A simple intervention to improve communication and quality of care at discharge
Authors: Karen Donovan , Eileen Looney, Margaret McKiernan, Kieran Anthony O’Connor
Abstract

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Primary Care Referral Letters to the Emergency Department; An Audit of the National Standardised Patient Referral Template

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Primary Care Referral Letters to the Emergency Department; An Audit of the National Standardised Patient Referral Template
Authors: John Brennan , Clare Hayden, Brendan McAuliffe, Daragh Shields
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and probl

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