Health Service Executive

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Women’s Helath Initiative/Bladder Health. A health promotion initiative which empowers women to improve their bladder health & quality of life

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Women’s Helath Initiative/Bladder Health. A health promotion initiative which empowers women to improve their bladder health & quality of life
Authors: Fiona Stuart , Sinead Grogan
Abstract
Introduction: CHO9 North Dublin has a large cohort of women

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: “The introduction of “What Matters to You”: a quality improvement initiative to enhance compassionate person-centered care in hospitals in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

“The introduction of “What Matters to You”: a quality improvement initiative to enhance compassionate person-centered care in hospitals in Ireland
Authors: Deirdre Lang , Carmel Hoey, Mila Whelan, Greg Price
Abstract
Rationale for this initiative: On

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The integration of community and acute children’s eye services in Galway 2016

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The integration of community and acute children’s eye services in Galway 2016
Authors: Geraldine Roseann McBride , Farrah Loughrey, Orna O Halloran, Geraldine Comer
Abstract
Objectives/Aims: PCCC children’s eye services were suspended in Galway West

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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: 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: The development of Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The development of Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services in Ireland
Author: Linda Moore
Abstract
The Health Services Executive Best Practice Guidance for Mental Health Services are being introduced to assist in

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Acute Medicine Nurses facilitating Patient Flow – A National Unscheduled Care Clinical Skills and Competencies Education Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Acute Medicine Nurses facilitating Patient Flow – A National Unscheduled Care Clinical Skills and Competencies Education Programme
Authors: Richard Patrick Walsh , Geraldine Shaw, Avilene Casey, Miriam Bell, Margaret Casey
Abstract
Context: Acute med

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The impact of an educational intervention on Home Support Workers’ ability to detect pressure ulcer damage

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The impact of an educational intervention on Home Support Workers’ ability to detect pressure ulcer damage
Author: Mairead Clarke
Abstract
Introduction: Internationally, pressure ulcers remain a significant health care problem (NPUAP, EPUAP and PPPI

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.
Authors: Marie T O’Shea , Margo Wrigley, Jim Ryan, Brian Osborne, Jogin Thakore, Donal O Hanlon, Pearse Finegan, Claire Coll

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Carer Needs Assessment Development – A Republic of Ireland led International Joint Working Project to Support Delivery of Integrated Health and Social Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Carer Needs Assessment Development – A Republic of Ireland led International Joint Working Project to Support Delivery of Integrated Health and Social Care
Authors: Liam O’sullivan , Linda Mcdermott Scales, Clare Duffy, Natalie Vereker, Kris Dhondt
A

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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: ICD-10-AM to CCS diagnostic codes: an exercise in clinical process mapping

By Admin / October 17, 2017

ICD-10-AM to CCS diagnostic codes: an exercise in clinical process mapping
Authors: Declan McKeown , Gerardine Sayers, Gerry Kelliher, Howard Johnson
Abstract
Introduction: There is an increasing need for accurate hospital and health metrics in a bid

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Getting Started – Getting Better

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Getting Started – Getting Better
Authors: Conor Owens , Mary Hegarty, Karen Heavey, Phil Jennings
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) Midland Area Parenting Partnership (MAPP) Triple P initiative is the first populati

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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: Advancing Research to Inform Practice within Community “supporting interventions for young people and families’ affected by substance misuse”

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Advancing Research to Inform Practice within Community “supporting interventions for young people and families’ affected by substance misuse”
Author: Denis Dominic Murray
Abstract
Issues and trends in relation to substance misuse normally develop in

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Acute Healthcare Commissioning Pathway in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Acute Healthcare Commissioning Pathway in Ireland
Authors: Michael W Power , Derek Cribbin, Una Quill
Abstract
The survival of the critically ill patient depends on timely access to a structured critical care pathway. Arising from historic

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Referral Patterns to Psychiatry Intensive Care Unit: Phoenix Care Centre

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Referral Patterns to Psychiatry Intensive Care Unit: Phoenix Care Centre
Authors: Shaeraine Raaj Pararajasingam , Roy Browne, Anisha Bawagan, Twomey Pauline, Murad Firdouas, Ernest Nwarie, Sujesha Navanathan
Abstract
Background: Phoenix Care Centre i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: MICAS: An Integrated National Critical Care Retrieval Service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

MICAS: An Integrated National Critical Care Retrieval Service
Authors: David Menzies , Anna Marie Murphy, Rory Dwyer
Abstract
Introduction: The reorganisation of health services and the delivery of the ‘hub and spoke’ Model of Care for Adult Critical

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing a community-based diabetes prevention programme in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementing a community-based diabetes prevention programme in Ireland
Authors: Bernadette O’Riordan , Clair Haseldine
Abstract
Abstract Summary: There is consensus in the literature that early detection, treatment and prevention is imperative for t

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Supporting Integrated Care through National Standardisation of Chemotherapy Protocols

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Supporting Integrated Care through National Standardisation of Chemotherapy Protocols
Authors: Clare Meaney , Anne Marie De Frein, Patricia Heckmann
Abstract
Patients with cancer transition through the different stages of the cancer care continuum, a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of a nationwide Acute Medicine programme: examining what works, for whom, how, and in what circumstances.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of a nationwide Acute Medicine programme: examining what works, for whom, how, and in what circumstances.
Authors: Eimir M Hurley , Sheena McHugh, Aine Carrroll, Barry White, Charles Normand
Abstract
Introduct

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Maternity Sepsis Screening Tool Pilot

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Maternity Sepsis Screening Tool Pilot
Authors: Karn Cliffe , Vida Hamilton, Mary Higgins, Karen Power, Michael Turner, Rosena Hanniffy, Siaghal MacColgain, Jeremy Smith, Mary Doyle, Patricia Daly, Suzanne Jackmann, Liz Dunn, Patrick Maguire, Christin

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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: Development of an education programme – ‘Transporting critically ill adult and child’

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Development of an education programme – ‘Transporting critically ill adult and child’
Authors: Anna Marie Murphy , Lorraine Heery, David Menzies, Cormac Breatnach, Rory Dwyer
Abstract
Introduction: The reorganisation of health services and the delive

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Undergraduate Curriculum for Health Professionals in Ireland on health behaviour change (Making Every Contact Count)

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Undergraduate Curriculum for Health Professionals in Ireland on health behaviour change (Making Every Contact Count)
Authors: Maria O’ Brien , Orlaith Josephine O’ Reilly, Dawn O’ Sullivan, Mairead Gleeson, Marie Killeen, Eileen

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?
Authors: Kelly Janssens , Tim McDonnell, Gerry McCarthy
Abstract
Objective: Chronic disease (CD) accounts for two-thirds of emergency medical admissions and approximate

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A new way of working in Irish mental health: service user and family member engagement in the design and delivery of mental health services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A new way of working in Irish mental health: service user and family member engagement in the design and delivery of mental health services
Author: Liam Hennessy
Abstract
Are you part of a ‘new way of working’ already yielding outcome or still in pi

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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 Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Shared Record Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Shared Record Programme
Author: Yvonne Goff
Abstract
The ability to deliver high-quality integrated care in Ireland is dependent on the successful implementation of the Shared Record Programme. Currently healthcare records in Ireland are fragmented

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Clinical Programme in Surgery – General Surgery Minor Ops “See & Treat” Clinic

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Clinical Programme in Surgery – General Surgery Minor Ops “See & Treat” Clinic
Authors: Mary Flynn , Paul Ridgway, Amy Gillis, Amy Carswell, Ita Hegarty, Brendan O’Shea
Abstract
Introduction: General Surgery is currently ranked number 3 for

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’
Author: Patrick John Harnett
Abstract
The aging population is a healthcare ‘game changer’ (1,2,3) Multi-morbidities increase with age

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Nursing & Midwifery Quality Care-Metrics (QCM)-The Journey

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Nursing & Midwifery Quality Care-Metrics (QCM)-The Journey
Author: Paula Kavanagh
Abstract
Introduction: Care delivery should be safe, patient-centred, compassionate, effective and efficient. Nurses and midwives deliver clinical care around the clo

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrating the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction into healthcare in Ireland – from policy to practice

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrating the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction into healthcare in Ireland – from policy to practice
Authors: Miriam Gunning , Martina Blake, Geraldine Cully, Paul Kavanagh, Sally Downing
Abstract
Smoking is a leading cause of preventab

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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: 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme
Authors: Helen Byrne , Patricia Fitzpatrick, Therese Mooney, Grainne Flannelly
Abstract
Introduction: CervicalCheck – The Natio

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Ovarian Cancer pathway initiative in collaboration with National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Obstetrics/Gynaecology group (Obs/Gynae) and General Practice (GP) group

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Ovarian Cancer pathway initiative in collaboration with National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Obstetrics/Gynaecology group (Obs/Gynae) and General Practice (GP) group
Authors: Peter V Kavanagh , Marie Laffoy, Niall Sheehy, Michael Turner

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Clinical Guideline No 6: Sepsis Management – A Quality Improvement & Safety Initiative

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Clinical Guideline No 6: Sepsis Management – A Quality Improvement & Safety Initiative
Authors: Christina Doyle , Vida Hamilton, Mary Bedding, Karn Cliffe, Celine Conroy, Sinead Horgan, Ronan O Cathasaigh, Yvonne Young
Abstract
Introduction:

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