The IAPC Education and Research Forum supports a major strand of the IAPC’s core agenda.
Purpose: The purpose of the Forum is to address Palliative Care education and research as it arises under the IAPC’s mission.
Role: The role of the Forum is to promote and accelerate the undertaking of research among palliative care practitioners and researchers on the island of Ireland, to promote evidence-based research, and to build and increase research capacity in the sector.
Education & Research Forum Members: Fiona Woods, (Chairperson) Nurse Tutor, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
Dr Bernadette Brady, Special Lecturer & Research Fellow in Palliative Medicine, Our Lady’s Hospice, Dublin
Dr Karie Dennehy, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth
Zara Fay, Staff Nurse, St Francis Hospice, Raheny, Dublin
Julie Goss, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Our Lady’s Hospice, Dublin
Patricia Hallahan, Director of Education, Research & Training, Our Lady’s Hospice, Dublin
Susan Hilliard, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mercy University Hospital, Cork
Lynn Keane, Lecturer, Pace Language Institute, Bray, Co Wicklow
Jacinta Kelly, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Northwest Hospice, Sligo
AnnaMarie Lynch, Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, Dublin
Lasarina Maguire, Nurse Practice Development CoOrdinator, Stewarts Care, Dublin
Martina McKnight, PhD Student, Waterford Institute of Technology
Dr Des McMahon, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine, St Francis Hospice, Raheny, Dublin
Dr Brenda O’Connor, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Northern Ireland Hospice, Belfast
Susan O’Flanagan, Clinical Psychologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Martina O’Reilly, Head of Education, Milford Care Centre, Limerick
Dr Val O’Reilly, University of Limerick
Dr Elaine Wallace, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, HSE Dublin North East