World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery May 2019


‘Training Delivery and Evaluation’ proves a hit among members

Congratulations to all the nurses and midwives who completed the ‘Training Delivery and Evaluation’ 6N3326 QQI Level 6 programme on April 10,2019 at the Richmond Education and Event Centre.  Pictured left are course participants with trainer,Margaret Nolan. Due to the demand for this programme it is scheduled again for September 24,25 and 26 and November 14 and 15,2019.  For further details on this programme,see page 38

Oncology nurse specialists’ meeting focuses on immunotherapy treatment

CNSs honoured at CFI annual conference

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) held its annual conference in April ahead of the charity’s annual fundraiser,65 Roses Day.The conference heard from medical experts on the latest developments in CF drug therapies and transplantation.Pictured at the conference was CNS Cathy Shortt (right) from Cork University Hospital,receiving a special recognition award for services to the CF community from CFI chief executive,PhilipWatt (left).Also recognised at the conference was Peig Harnett,a CNS from University Hospital Limerick

More than 120 oncology nurse specialists from across the country attended the second ‘Foundation for the Future’ nurse educational meeting held in Kilkenny recently,which focused on optimising patient management for cancer immunotherapy treatment.Pictured at the meeting were the Oncology Nurse Steering Committee (l-r): Aileen O’Meara,Maureen O’Grady,Caroline Gittens,Sheila Talbot,Olivia O’Grady,Annemarie O’Shea,Noeleen Sheridan, Pauline O’Dea and Kathryn Carney,Roche

Poster addressing the Conference theme may be submitted by individual midwives, groups of midwives, midwifery students or service users. Call for Posters Application forms and guidelines are available to download from or by contacting

Thursday, 17 October 2019 ‘Being a midwife - love it or leave it’ All Ireland Annual Midwifery Conference Armagh City Hotel, Armagh, Northern Ireland SAVE THE DATE

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