'ANPs use advanced critical nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills to independently provide optimum patient care through caseload management of acute and chronic illnesses throughout the hospital. They are expert in clinical practice and educated to masters level or above. We currently have 17 Registered ANPs and 10 Candidate ANPs within the adult service. We are keen to grow these numbers as ANPs are an essential part of our strategy in developing nursing supports for our patients and the healthcare journey they take with us'.
Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Gerontology
|Joshi Dookhy RANP, RGN, RNP, MSc|
|Claire Noonan RANP, RGN, NP, MSc|
|Helen Hobson ANPc, RGN|
|Cathy McHale ANPc, RGN, PG Diploma|
‘The ANPs work in collaboration with the Age Related Health Care Team and the MDT to deliver quality person-centred care with the aim of improving the healthcare experience and outcomes for older people in both acute and community setting’.
Joshi Dookhy and Cathy McHale work in the Memory Assessment and Support Service. Claire Noonan works with the Integrated care team in the community and provides an In-Reach service for patients from Nursing homes. Helen Hobson works with Stroke team in TUH.
PICTURE ORDER: Joshi Dookhy (l), Claire noonan (centre), Helen Hobson (r) - Missing: Cathy Mchale
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Gynaecology
Coleen works in collaboration with the gynaecology team to deliver quality patient centered care, with the aim of improving the healthcare experience and outcomes for Women attending the gynacology unit at Tallaght University Hospital. Her specialities include Gynae ultrasound sonography and ambulatory hysteroscopy.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Respiratory
Lisa works in collaboration with the respiratory team to deliver high quality patient-centered care to patients with respiratory illness attending Tallaght University Hospital.
Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Women's Preventative Health
|Sinéad Cleary, cANP, RNP, RM, RGN|
Sinéad works in the Women’s Preventative Health Unit at Tallaght University Hospital in collaboration with the Gynae team to deliver quality women centred care, the aim of which is to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.
Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Adult Emergency Department
|Anthony Kearney Msc, RANP, RNP, RN|
|Antoinette McIntyre Msc, ANPc, RN|
|Barry McBrien Msc, RANP, RNP, RN|
|Louise Lynam Msc, RANP, RNP, RN|
|Michele Hogan Msc, RANP, RNP, RN|
|Cian O'Bradaigh RGN, ANPc|
|Sarah O'Dwyer RGN, ANPc|
Anthony, Antoinette, Barry, Louise, Michele, Cian and Sarah currently work as registered and Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioners in the Adult Emergency Department(ED) of TUH. These Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners work independently with the ED Team to provide quality patient-centered care with the aim of improving the healthcare experience and outcomes for patients attending the Adult ED. In addition to this role, Barry is also an Assistant Professor in Advanced Practice in Nursing at Trinity College Dublin.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Dermatology
|Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Dermatology|
|Carmel Blake (RANP, RNP, RGN, RSCN)|
Carmel works autonomously in collaboration with the dermatology team to deliver quality patient centred care, with the aim of improving the healthcare experience and outcomes for patients attending with dermatology problems
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Epilepsy
|Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Epilepsy|
|Denise Cunningham, RANP, RNP, RGN|
Denise works for the National Clinical Care programme in Epilepsy . She works in both Tallaght University Hospital and St James's Hospital. Denise also provides an Epilepsy Outreach clinic in Cheeverstown House for adults who have Epilepsy and an Intellectual Disability.
Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Cardiology
|Advanced Nurse Practitioners in Cardiology|
|Shirley Ingram RGN, NFECS, MSc RNP|
|Niamh Kelly, RNG, MSc|
Shirley & Niamh provide an advanced nurse led chest pain assessment service to patients who present to Tallaght University Hospital Emergency Department with chest pain. They work autonomously in collaboration with two clinical nurse specialists', and the Emergency & Cardiology Department Teams to deliver quality patient-centred care.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Acute Medicine
|Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Acute Medicine|
|Philomena McAuley, cANP, RNP, RGN|
Philomena works in collaboration with the Acute Medicine multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality patient-centred care to people presenting to the Acute Medical Assessment Unit with acute medical illnesses.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - HSE LIaison
|Register Advanced Nurse Practitioner HSE Liasion|
|Jacqueline Sexton, RNP, RPN|
Jacqueline works autonomously in collaboration with treating teams within TUH to deliver specialist assessment and treatment of behavioural and psychiatric symptoms associated with dementia, as well as new onset or existing psychiatric illnesses to patients over the age of 65 years during their medical admission. She is also the link in the transition of psychiatric continuity of care once the patient is discharged home or transferred to a nursing home.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Childhood Epilepsy
|Ann Connolly MSc, RANP, RNID, RNP, RCN. |
Ann works autonomously in collaboration with neurology and general paediatric medical teams to deliver quality family centred care for children with epilepsy (and their families) who attend the National Children’s Hospital.
Advanced Nurse Practitioners - Rheumatology
|Rheumatology ANP team|
|Stephanie Naramore CANP|
|Patricia O’Neill CANP|
|Rachel Kenny CANP (Naas General Hospital )|
There are three candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioners working in Rheumatology in Tallaght University Hospital. All candidates are at various stages of completing their masters of science in advanced practice. The rheumatology service is largely out patient based. The candidates review return patients to the clinic and escalate or deescalate treatment as required.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Endoscopy
Raj Manoharan RGN, ANPc
Endoscopy nurse since 2017 to 2019 at TUH. Started cANP Sep 2019- TUH- Gastroenterology
Qualified Nursing in India on Operation Room Techniques 1999
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Haemagoloy
Liz O'Connell RANP Haematology, RNP, MSc Nursing(Advanced Practice), Post Graduate Diploma Haematology Nursing, Higher Diploma Oncology Nursing, RGN.
‘Liz has worked in various nursing roles in the Haematology department in Tallaght University Hospital for over 20 years. She works in collaboration with both the Haematology and multidisciplinary teams to deliver quality patient-centred care.’
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Tissue Viability
Helen Strapp RANP, RNP, RGN, RSCN, Dip Wound Healing & Tissue Repair, MSc in Nursing
Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
‘The RANP Tissue Viability provides expert advice and support, professional leadership and strategic direction to the clinical team in wound management and informs national policy development. The RANP assesses, diagnoses and manages a wide range of wounds both acute and chronic. She is responsible for managing a Nurse led wound management clinic that treats on average 4,700 out patients a year.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Occupational Health
|Mairead Holland Flynn RANP, RNP, BSc, MBS, SHWW, Dip Quality & Leadership, Post Grad Cert Workplace Wellness, MSc Leadership|
As an RNP in occupational health & wellbeing. Mairead practices independently, with accountability for advanced levels of decision making, to independently provide the best patient care through caseload management of illness/injury.
Her role requires that she demonstrates leadership through the initiation and implementation of changes in healthcare services, in response to service needs. Furthermore, she collaborates with multiple stakeholders to promote wellness, reduce risks and offer healthcare interventions choices at an organisational level