The IAPC Psychology Group is established under the IAPC’s Mission to promote palliative care through education, representation and networking and thereby build capacity in palliative care at the individual and at sector level on the Island of Ireland.
Purpose: The purpose of the Group is to create a dynamic and supportive group within which to share expertise, knowledge and experience for those working in Psychology within the Palliative Care multidisciplinary team within the island of Ireland.
The Role of the Psychologist in Specialist Palliative Care –
Members: Dr Paul D’Alton (Chairperson), Head of Department of Psycho-Oncology, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Dr Ursula Bates, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Blackrock Hospice, Dublin
Dr Susan Delaney, Clinical Psychologist
Dr Louise Kinsella, Clinical Psychologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Dr Aidan McKiernan, Clinical Psychologist, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, Dublin
Susan O’Flanagan, Clinical Psychologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
David Shannon, Psychologist, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Dublin