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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: To reduce antisocial behaviour on one ground floor team at a drug treatment centre to zero by June 2016

By Admin / October 17, 2017

To reduce antisocial behaviour on one ground floor team at a drug treatment centre to zero by June 2016
Authors: Fiona Fenton , Margaret Markey
Abstract
Theory of change: A theory was proposed that if we increased the therapeutic effectiveness of the

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Criteria Led Discharge – The Irish Journey

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Criteria Led Discharge – The Irish Journey
Authors: Richard Patrick Walsh , Garry Courtney, Sinead Fitzpatrick
Abstract
Problem: Improving patient flow and patient experience, reducing Average Length of Stay and readmissions to hospital are key polic

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Clinical Microsysytems in the Emergency Department

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Clinical Microsysytems in the Emergency Department
Authors: Lisa Anne Toland , Breda Naddy, Philip Crowley
Abstract
Introduction: Clinical Microsysytems is an improvement approach which was originally introduced in Ireland in 2013/2014 in Emergency D

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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 Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A needs assessment for cardiac rehabilitation in Ireland

By Admin / 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: Implementation of a Critical Care Nurse Career Pathway

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementation of a Critical Care Nurse Career Pathway
Authors: Derek Cribbin , Una Quill, Michael Power
Abstract
The aim of this organisational development project is to put in place an implementable plan for the delivery of a standardised critical

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Supporting Stroke Survivors in Roscommon

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Supporting Stroke Survivors in Roscommon
Authors: Colette Gill , Maura Lawless, Gerard O’Mara, Chris Macey, Niamh Dunning, Ruth Dwyer, Treasa Marrinan
Abstract
Introduction: A stroke can have devastating effects for the person themselves and their fa

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic
Authors: Patricia Josephine Boylan , Donal O’Shea, Connor Woods, Brendan McCormack
Abstract
Background: Persons wi

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients
Authors: Marie Therese Cooney , Diarmuid O’Shea, Éidín Ní Shé, Mary McCarthy, Deirdre O’Donnell, Eilish McAuliffe, Nigel Slater, Orla Collins, Graham Hughes, Lisa Cogan, Em

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Donegal going against the flow: Irish differences in long-term urinary catheterisation (LTC) rates in men with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH).

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Donegal going against the flow: Irish differences in long-term urinary catheterisation (LTC) rates in men with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH).
Authors: Rory Stewart , Karena Hanley
Abstract
Donegal is a geographically removed county on the northw

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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: Interprofessional education as a building block for collaborative and integrated eating disorder services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Interprofessional education as a building block for collaborative and integrated eating disorder services
Authors: Sara McDevitt , Fiona McNicholas, Aileen Whyte, Rhona Jennings
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) Eating

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: To text or not to text?… Implications for general practice: A mixed methods investigation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

To text or not to text?… Implications for general practice: A mixed methods investigation
Authors: Dorothy Leahy , Aoife Lyons, Matthias Dahm, Diarmuid Quinlan
Abstract
Introduction: Texting has become more prevalent in general practice as a tool to

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An exploratory quantitative study, examining the attitudes, concerns and potential barriers of Clinical Nurse Specialists to the introduction of Standardised Documentation and the potential of introducing Electronic Patient Records, to the Palliative Home

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An exploratory quantitative study, examining the attitudes, concerns and potential barriers of Clinical Nurse Specialists to the introduction of Standardised Documentation and the potential of introducing Electronic Patient Records, to the Palliative

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Development of Recommendations for a Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip screening programme integrated with the implementation of an ultrasound service to support the pathway

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Development of Recommendations for a Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip screening programme integrated with the implementation of an ultrasound service to support the pathway
Authors: Caroline Mason Mohan , John Murphy, Helen McDonald, Grace Turner
A

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Taking a coproduction approach to integrating recovery orientated care in Irish Mental Health Services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Taking a coproduction approach to integrating recovery orientated care in Irish Mental Health Services
Authors: Catherine Mary Brogan , Michael Ryan
Abstract
Advancing Recovery in Ireland (ARI) is a HSE national initiative aimed at securing the organ

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service
Authors: Julie Magee, Dianne Gill, Glenda Fleming, Sharon Haughe

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

By Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Whole health system change in Ireland: Analysis of the challenges of implementation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Whole health system change in Ireland: Analysis of the challenges of implementation
Authors: Áine Carroll , Barry White, Valerie Twomey
Abstract
Across the world, healthcare service delivery seeks to control costs and improve quality of services for

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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 Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Assistive Technology: Resource for Integrating care and social inclusion for people with intellectual disability

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Assistive Technology: Resource for Integrating care and social inclusion for people with intellectual disability
Authors: John Owuor , Fiona Larkan
Abstract
Introduction: The familiarity of Airbnb, Facebook, Skype, Twitter or Uber across different so

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Model of Care for Paediatric and Neonatal Healthcare Services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Model of Care for Paediatric and Neonatal Healthcare Services
Authors: Alf Nicholson , John Murphy, Grace Turner
Abstract
Introduction: The National Clinical Programme for Paediatrics and Neonatology, a joint clinical initiative

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: An Interdisciplinary Resource Pack for working with Child Relatives of Adults with Brain Injury

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Interdisciplinary Resource Pack for working with Child Relatives of Adults with Brain Injury
Authors: Phil Butler , Anne O’Loughlin
Abstract
Introduction and Description: In the NRH brain injury rehabilitation programme, an interdisciplinary team

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Self Recovery Platform

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Self Recovery Platform
Authors: Niamh Una Malone , Sean Murphy
Abstract
I worked as a clinical nurse specialist in stroke rehabilitation and had a sub arachnoid haemorrhage in Feb 2013 which left me with cognitive deficits. I made up a psychological

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Implementation of an integrated, multidisciplinary team model of screening, assessment and intervention for the elderly population in a medical assessment unit in Galway University Hospital, Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementation of an integrated, multidisciplinary team model of screening, assessment and intervention for the elderly population in a medical assessment unit in Galway University Hospital, Ireland
Author: Gillian Collins
Abstract
Older adults acco

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

By Admin / 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: DBT STEPS-A: Inter-agency collaboration to promote positive mental health in adolescents

By Admin / October 17, 2017

DBT STEPS-A: Inter-agency collaboration to promote positive mental health in adolescents
Authors: Daniel Flynn , Mary Joyce, Mareike Weihrauch, Caitriona O’Malley
Abstract
Introduction: A Vision for Change – Report of the Expert Group on Mental Healt

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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: Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project
Author: Brenda M Monaghan
Abstract
Background: At present, there is an insufficient evidence base to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy following total hip replacement(THR)

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model
Author: Rhona Jennings
Abstract
In Ireland i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Interdisciplinary Teamwork – The SMART Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Interdisciplinary Teamwork – The SMART Approach
Authors: Peter Ward , Maura Moran, Carole Murphy, Alison Enright, Joanne Finn, Orla Duggan
Abstract
Health care professionals are obligated to review their current practice and seek areas for developmen

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A history of Irish Acute Medicine Nursing Developments

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A history of Irish Acute Medicine Nursing Developments
Authors: Richard Patrick Walsh , Avilene Casey
Abstract
Background: Nursing accounts for 560 full time equivalents working in Acute Medical Units in Ireland.

The National Acute Medicine Programm

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care Partnerships Northern Ireland – Leading Integration; Delivering Better Outcomes

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Partnerships Northern Ireland – Leading Integration; Delivering Better Outcomes
Authors: Sinead Malone, Martin Hayes
Abstract
Introduction: Seventeen Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) were established across Northern Ireland in 2013

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service
Authors: Mairead Patricia Gleeson , Maria O’Brien, Aileen Scott, Orlaith O’Reilly
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context an

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Building Networks: An Integrated approach to primary secondary and tertiary care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Building Networks: An Integrated approach to primary secondary and tertiary care
Author: William James Foley
Abstract
The HSE strategy highlights the need for seamless connections between various agencies working with clients. Many agencies work in

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Irish National Rare Disease Office (NRDO): A national step towards improving access to health and care services for individuals and families living with Rare Diseases

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Irish National Rare Disease Office (NRDO): A national step towards improving access to health and care services for individuals and families living with Rare Diseases
Authors: Deborah Lambert , Rita Marron, Jackie Turner, Susan M. O’Connell, Grac

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

By Admin / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Creating an integrated tracheostomy care pathway for patients in an Irish regional hospital setting – the feasibility and effectiveness of a dedicated tracheostomy team

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Creating an integrated tracheostomy care pathway for patients in an Irish regional hospital setting – the feasibility and effectiveness of a dedicated tracheostomy team
Authors: Anne Claffey , Chloe Heslin, Grace Donnelly, Ron Charles, Sharon Gorman

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Investigating the Implementation of a National Pilot Project on Wait List Management using Pooled Inpatient and Day Case Surgical Waiting List between a Level 4 Hospital and a Level 3 Hospital in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Investigating the Implementation of a National Pilot Project on Wait List Management using Pooled Inpatient and Day Case Surgical Waiting List between a Level 4 Hospital and a Level 3 Hospital in Ireland
Authors: Gary Keenan , Mandy Lee
Abstract
Intr

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