System wide governance and leadership

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

By Admin / 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: The Knowledge of Attitudes of Nurses and Doctors caring for Dementia Patients in Hospital

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Knowledge of Attitudes of Nurses and Doctors caring for Dementia Patients in Hospital
Author: Antoinette Larkin
Abstract
The Aim: The goal of this study was to establish the knowledge and attitudes of nurses and doctors in caring for dementia pa

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Re-configuring the Model of Eye Care in Ireland – integrating community and hospital care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Re-configuring the Model of Eye Care in Ireland – integrating community and hospital care
Authors: Siobhan Kelly , William Power
Abstract
Introduction: Ireland continues to experience significant population growth with the greatest increases in the o

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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: Knowledge and attitudes of frontline practitioners on Government policy to reduce alcohol consumption in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Knowledge and attitudes of frontline practitioners on Government policy to reduce alcohol consumption in Ireland
Authors: Rose McCaul , Joe Barry
Abstract
Introduction: Alcohol consumption in Ireland is rated fifth highest in OECD countries. Measure

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Rehabilitation without walls

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Rehabilitation without walls
Authors: Edina O’Driscoll , Anne O’Loughlin, Ghyslaine Brophy, Amanda Carty
Abstract
Introduction & Description: The NRH Paediatric Programme was reviewed within the context of the decision to maintain complex paediatric

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National policy on access to services for children with disability or developmental delay: Working together to support children and families

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National policy on access to services for children with disability or developmental delay: Working together to support children and families
Authors: Caroline Cantan , Barbara Bolger
Abstract
Introduction: Health services in Ireland for children with

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Investigating the Management of Diabetes in Nursing Homes in the West of Ireland using a Mixed Methods Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Investigating the Management of Diabetes in Nursing Homes in the West of Ireland using a Mixed Methods Approach
Authors: Lorna Hurley , Máire O’Donnell, Rónán O’Caoimh, Sean Finbarr Dinneen
Abstract
Introduction: As populations age there is an increa

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

By Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Mental Health Service – A National Multifaceted Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Mental Health Service – A National Multifaceted Approach
Author: Jonathan Paul Nolan
Abstract
Ireland’s health service, the Health Service Executive, provides Mental Health services to the population of Ireland. These services are oversee

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Progressing Integrated Care of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: a National Evaluation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Progressing Integrated Care of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: a National Evaluation
Authors: Orna Fennelly , Catherine Blake, Oliver Fitzgerald, Roisin Breen, Jennifer Ashton, Aisling Brennan, Caitriona Cunningh

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?
Authors: Aisling Jane Davis , Sarah Mc Nally
Abstract
Introduction: A significant proportion of the inpatients in SVUH have a dementia diagnosis. These individuals have complex care

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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: 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: 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: ‘PREP’ Peamount Respiratory Education Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

PREP’ Peamount Respiratory Education Programme
Authors: Edel Russell , Jason Joyce, Jacqueline Boyle, Kudos Anyakudo, Michael Keegan, Brendan Harold, Grainne Flanagan, Susan Curtis
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement)

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Scaling-up of an area-based approach to Prevention, Partnership & Family Support in Ireland: Key strengths and challenges to its implementation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Scaling-up of an area-based approach to Prevention, Partnership & Family Support in Ireland: Key strengths and challenges to its implementation
Author: Aisling Gillen
Abstract
This paper focuses on the scaling-up of an area-based systems wi

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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: National Patient Flow Improvement Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Patient Flow Improvement Programme
Authors: Pat Nash , Helene Horsnell, Irene O’Connor, Paul Burke, Veronica Devlin, Sinead Fitzpatrick, Grace Rothwell
Abstract
In 2016 the HSE Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division and the Acute Hospital

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A Longitudinal Study of Delirium Motor Subtypes in Elderly Medical Inpatients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Longitudinal Study of Delirium Motor Subtypes in Elderly Medical Inpatients
Authors: Vincent Melvin , David Meagher, Geraldine Mc Carthy, Dimitrios Adamis
Abstract
Introduction: Delirium is a common syndrome with considerable clinical heterogeneity

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Long term outcomes and mortality among patients enrolled in a structured primary care-led diabetes programme

By Admin / 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: Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services
Authors: Ann Colleran , Dominic Fannon, Marie Cox, Gerard Murray
Abstract
Managing the integrated delivery of better public health services and working with comm

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing Universal Healthcare implies Integrated Care Design – findings from a systematic review of the organisational challenges of implementing UHC policy

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementing Universal Healthcare implies Integrated Care Design – findings from a systematic review of the organisational challenges of implementing UHC policy
Authors: Sarah Elizabeth Barry , Sara Burke, Maria Boyce, Jessica Eustace-Cook, Charles N

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Pressure Ulcers: Development and psychometric evaluation of the Patient Knowledge of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Instrument (KPUP)

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Pressure Ulcers: Development and psychometric evaluation of the Patient Knowledge of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Instrument (KPUP)
Authors: Emer Shanley , Zena Moore, Declan Patton
Abstract
Aim: Patient’s right’s to have a central part in the healthcar

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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: Successful application of a cross-sectoral integrated care approach to addiction and homeless services – the experience from Southern Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Successful application of a cross-sectoral integrated care approach to addiction and homeless services – the experience from Southern Ireland
Authors: Joe Edward Kirby , Aileen Kitching, David Lane, Aileen O’ Connor, Francis Russell, Rebecca Loughry,

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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 Development of a Programme of Mental Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Development of a Programme of Mental Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability in Ireland
Authors: Philip Charles Dodd , Ciara Latimer, Margo Wrigley
Abstract
Introduction: Within the current mental health policy in Ireland, Vision

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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: Ensuring the Best Start in life through integration

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Ensuring the Best Start in life through integration
Authors: Phil Jennings , Caroline Mason Mohan, Carmel Jennings
Abstract
Using integration to strengthen the National Healthy Childhood Programme

Introduction: The HSE Healthy Ireland in the Health

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: #IrishMed; let’s talk, and break down the barriers

By Admin / October 17, 2017

#IrishMed; let’s talk, and break down the barriers
Author: Liam Farrell
Abstract
A tweetchat is a live Twitter event, moderated and focused around a specific topic. To filter all the chatter on Twitter into a single conversation, a hashtag e.g #Iri

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool
Author: Susan Daly
Abstract
Introduction (comprising context and problem statement) The Health Information and Quality Authority (2016) specify that designated

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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: Integrated Care Policy in Ireland: A Comparative Review

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Policy in Ireland: A Comparative Review
Authors: Lola Odewumi , Vivienne Byers
Abstract
Introduction: Literature reveals that integrated care is perceived to be the answer to the many issues faced by health systems in in the OECD. Res

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing cultures of person-centredness

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing cultures of person-centredness
Authors: Lorna Patricia Peelo-Kilroe , Margaret Codd, Brendan McCormack, Debbie Baldie
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) A national two year practice development programme too

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Primary PCI service for Donegal patients available in Derry

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Primary PCI service for Donegal patients available in Derry
Authors: Anne Mc Shane , Vinnie Krishnan, Gerard Lane, Sinead O Gorman
Abstract
The 2012 Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) report described standards of care for ST elevation Myocardial Infarcti

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