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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 3 – Inclusion Health and Understanding the Social Determinants of Health

By Admin / August 11, 2020

Inclusion health is a service, research, and policy agenda that aims to prevent and redress health and social inequities among the most vulnerable and excluded populations. Addressing social inequalities to ensure the best health outcomes for populat

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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: 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: 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status (PHARMS) Feasibility Study

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status (PHARMS) Feasibility Study
Authors: Elaine K Walsh , Laura J Sahm, Patricia M Kearney, W Henry Smithson, Derina Byrne, David Kerins, Chrys Ngwa, Ciara Fitzgerald, Stephen McCarthy, Eimear Connolly,

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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: A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Lorna Kenny, Mary Rose Day, Cathal O’Connell, Joe Finnerty, Siobhan Fox
Abstract
Introduc

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Interdisciplinary Teamwork – The SMART Approach

By Karen O'Connell / 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: 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Long term outcomes and mortality among patients enrolled in a structured primary care-led diabetes programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Long term outcomes and mortality among patients enrolled in a structured primary care-led diabetes programme
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Sheena McHugh, Velma Harkins, Patricia Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: Limited data exists, internationally and in Ir

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Community teams, specialist fall services and emergency department implementing an integrated regional falls risk assessment and prevention pathway

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Community teams, specialist fall services and emergency department implementing an integrated regional falls risk assessment and prevention pathway
Authors: Kieran Anthony O’Connor , Sheena McHugh, Tim Dukelow, Olivia Wall, Rosemary Murphy, Anne O’Ke

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An algorithm to be used nationally for delirium screening and treatment in acute hospital wards: lessons from the development process

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An algorithm to be used nationally for delirium screening and treatment in acute hospital wards: lessons from the development process
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Deirdre Lang, David Meagher, Niamh O’Regan, Niamh McMahon, Jackie Sexton, Cathy McHale, G

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Introduction of a primary care formulary to a nursing home

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Introduction of a primary care formulary to a nursing home
Authors: Paul Edward Ryan , Peter Weedle, George O’Mahony, Nick Flynn
Abstract
Objectives/aims: Prescribing is the most common intervention General Practitioners do and accounts for the secon

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing reconfiguration plans for integrated urgent and emergency care systems [EUCSs] – An examination of stakeholder perspectives of change

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing reconfiguration plans for integrated urgent and emergency care systems [EUCSs] – An examination of stakeholder perspectives of change
Authors: Elsa Marie Droog , Conor Foley, Orla Healy, Claire Buckley, Maria Boyce, Sheena McHugh, John Bro

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics
Authors: Sheena McHugh , Olivia Wall, Finola Cronin, Orla Hosford, Rosemary Murphy, Suzanne Timmons, Patri

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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: Evaluation of the “On the level” psychoeducational group programme for Bipolar Affective Disorder in a rural context

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Evaluation of the “On the level” psychoeducational group programme for Bipolar Affective Disorder in a rural context
Authors: Dan Hartnett , Clair O’Connor
Abstract
Introduction: The delivery of psychoeducational group programmes is a National Instit

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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: A protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of a nationwide Acute Medicine programme: examining what works, for whom, how, and in what circumstances.

By Karen O'Connell / 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: To text or not to text?… Implications for general practice: A mixed methods investigation

By Karen O'Connell / 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: 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: 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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