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Tamasine Grimes
Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Biography

I graduated with a BSc(Pharm) in 1998, and registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland in 1999. I completed a MSc (Hospital Pharmacy), TCD in 2001, and undertook a PhD in Clinical Pharmacy in RCSI, awarded 2010. I have a background working in community, hospital and academic pharmacy. My research focuses on all aspects of medication safety, with particular interest in clinical pharmacy, medication reconciliation, collaborative pharmaceutical care, pharmacoepidemiology of medication harm, system design, health informatics.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Nevin F, Melanophy G, Collins A, Moriarty M, Courtney G, Grimes T, Stephens G, The effect of a prescriber training intervention on the prevalence of prescribing errors found in an electronic prescribing system, 22nd European Association of Hospital Pharmacists Conference, Cannes, France, 22-24 March 2017, edited by European Association of Hospital Pharmacists , 2017 Published Abstract, 2017 URL URL

Roche C, Radomski M, Grimes T, Thoma S, Promoting Peer Debate In Pursuit Of Moral Reasoning Competencies Development: Spotlight On Educational Intervention Design, Innovations in Pharmacy, 8, (4), 2017, pArticle 2- Journal Article, 2017 URL URL

Byrne SM, Grimes T,Jago-Byrne MC, Galvin M., Impact of team- versus ward-aligned clinical pharmacy on unintentional medication discrepancies at admission., International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 39, (1), 2017, p148-155 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI URL

Nevin F, Melanophy G, Collins A, Moriarty M, Courtney G, Grimes T, Stephens G, The effect of a prescriber training intervention on the prevalence of prescribing errors found in an electronic prescribing system, Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2017, edited by HPAI , 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

O'Shaughnessy M, Allen N, Davin D, Mentre L, O'Regan J, Payne Danson E, Lavin P, Grimes T , Agreement Between Renal Prescribing References and Determination of Prescribing Appropriateness in Hospitalised Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, QJM An International Journal of Medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Burns D, Stephens G, Grimes T, Shared electronic patient record access for community pharmacists, All Ireland Pharmacy Conference, Dundalk, Ireland, 17/10/2017, edited by Irish Institute of Pharmacy , 2017 Poster, 2017

Murphy J, O'Byrne P, McHugh J, Desmond R, Grimes T, Evaluation of the clinical significance and opportunity cost of clinical pharmacist prescription review among adult patients with haematological malignancy prescribed oral anticancer medication in a day unit, 1st National Patient Safety Conference, Dublin, Ireland, November 2016, edited by Department of Health , 2016 Poster, 2016

Mc Manamly C, Deasy E, O'Byrne J, Grimes T, Hayde J, Allen A, Delaney T, The ImPACT of PACT on the Pharmaceutical Care of a Patient in Tallaght Hospital, Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2016, edited by HPAI , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Deasy E, Mc Manamly C, Grimes T, O'Byrne J, Delaney T, Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care At Tallaght Hospital (PACT) - Development of Competency Training and Validation Programme, 1st National Patient Safety Conference, Dublin, Ireland, November 2016, edited by Department of Health , 2016 Poster, 2016

Redmond P, Carroll H, Grimes T, Galvin R, McDonnell R, Boland F, McDowell R, Hughes C, Fahey T, GPs' and community pharmacists' opinions on medication management at transitions of care in Ireland., Family practice, 33, (2), 2016, p172-8 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Aziz C, Grimes T, Deasy E, Roche C, Compliance with the Health Information and Quality Authority of Ireland National Standard for Patient Discharge Summary Information -A Retrospective Study in Secondary Care, European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 23, 2016, p272 - 277 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

O'Riordan C, Delaney T, Grimes T, Exploring discharge prescribing errors and their propagation post-discharge: an observational study, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 38, (5), 2016, p1172 - 1181 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Redmond P, McDowell R, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T, Irish Primary Care Research Network (IPCRN) Medication Reconciliation Cohort Study - The potentially unintentional discontinuation of long term medication post hospitalisation., Joint Scientific Meeting AUDGPI/ICGP, Dublin, Ireland, 10-11 March 2016, edited by AUDGPI/ICGP , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Grimes T, Breslin N, Deasy E, Moloney E, O'Byrne J, Wall C, Delaney T., Comment on: Pharmacy-led medication reconciliation programmes at hospital transitions: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, 41, (6), 2016, p739 - 740 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Redmond P, McDowell R, Grimes T, Boland F, Zarabzadeh A, McDonnell R, Hughes C, Fahey T, Is Hospitalisation Associated with the Unintentional Discontinuation of Appropriate Long-Term Medication in the GP Prescribing Record Post Discharge?, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Dublin, Ireland, 28th August 2016, 25, (S3), Wiley, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016 URL

O'Byrne J, Grimes T, Deasy E, Mc Manamly C, Allen A, Delaney T., Achieving Organisational Cultural Readiness to Implement the Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care at Tallaght Hospital (PACT) Model., 1st National Patient Safety Conference, Dublin, Ireland, November 2016, edited by Department of Health , 2016 Poster, 2016

Munir K, Alabi O, Redmond P, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T, Opinions of key stakeholders on the barriers and facilitator to effective medication reconciliation in Ireland. , World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2016, edited by WONCA , 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Kirwan G, O'Leary A, Walsh C, Grimes T, Assessing the Potential Consequences of Medication Error in the Context of an Economic Analysis, Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) Annual Conference, London, England, January 2015, edited by PRIMM , 2015 Poster, 2015

Tallon M, Barragry J, Allen A, Breslin N, Deasy E, Moloney E, Delaney T, Wall C, O'Byrne J, Grimes T, Impact of the Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care at Tallaght Hospital (PACT) model on medication appropriateness of older patients, European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, doi:10.1136/ejhpharm, (Online first 18 June), 2015, pdoi:10.1136/ejhpharm-2014-0005 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Redmond P, McDowell R, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T, Irish Primary Care Research Network (IPCRN) Medication Reconciliation Cohort Study - The potentially unintentional discontinuation of long term medication post hospitalisation., World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Europe. , Istanbul, Turkey, 22-25 October 2015, edited by WONCA , 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Redmond P, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T, Interventions for improving medication reconciliation across transitions of care. Oral Presentation. , Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC), Oxford, UK, 8-10 July 2015, edited by SAPC , 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Redmond P, Grimes T, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes CM, Fahey T, Medication Reconciliation - Unintentional discontinuation of long term medication post hospitalisation, North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), New York, USA, 21-24 November 2014, edited by NAPCRG , 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Grimes T, Deasy E, Allen A, O'Byrne J, Delaney T, Barragry J, Breslin N, Moloney E, Wall C, Collaborative pharmaceutical care in an Irish hospital: uncontrolled before-after study, BMJ Quality & Safety, 23, (7), 2014, pdoi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002188 Journal Article, 2014 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Kirwan G, O'Leary A, Walsh C, Grimes T, An economic evaluation of a collaborative model of pharmaceutical care at an academic teaching hospital, 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference and Student Colloquium, Dublin, Ireland, November 2014, edited by School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD , 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Galvin M, Jago-Byrne MC, Fitzsimons M, Grimes T, Clinical pharmacist's contribution to medication reconciliation on admission to hospital in Ireland , International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35, (1), 2013, p14 - 21 Journal Article, 2013 URL DOI

Grimes T, Fitzsimons M, Galvin M, Delaney T, Relative accuracy and availability of an Irish national database of dispensed medication as a source of medication history information: observational study and retrospective record analysis, Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, 38, (3), 2013, p219 - 224 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL

Redmond P, Grimes T, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T, Tackling transitions in patient care: the process of medication reconciliation., Family practice, 30, (5), 2013, p483-4 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL

Davin D, Payne-Danson E, Mentre L, Allen N, O'Regan J, O'Shaughnessey M, Lavin P, Grimes T, Prescribing in renal impairment within the acute Irish hospital setting: a prospective observational study., UK Renal Pharmacy Group, Birmingham, UK, September 2013, edited by UKRPG , 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013

Redmond P, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T., Interventions for improving medication reconciliation across transitions of care (Protocol), The Cochrane Library, 10, (CD010791), 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

MC Jago-Byrne, M Galvin, T Grimes, Putting local pharmacy research into clinical practice, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, ESCP 40th International Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy., Dublin, October 2011, 34, (1), 2012, pp184 - 185 Poster, 2012 URL

Byrne S., Galvin M., Grimes T., Jago-Byrne M.C., Fitzsimons M., Evaluating the effectiveness of medicines reconciliation in a medical team based clinical pharmacy model where pharmacists attend post admission ward rounds, PRIMM UK & Ireland 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, London, 9th February, 2012, 2012 Poster, 2012

S Byrne, M Galvin, T Grimes, MC Jago-Byrne, M Fitzsimons, A prospective observational study to evaluate the effectiveness of medicines reconciliation within a clinical pharmacy service using a medical team based model where pharmacists attend post take rounds, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, ESCP 40th International Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy, Dublin, October 2011, 34, (1), 2012, pp208-209- Poster, 2012

M Pate, L Smith, F Fullam, M Carr, T Grimes, J Gibney, Improvements in insulin documentation and safety: evaluation of the new insulin prescription chart, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, ESCP 40th International Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy, Dublin, October 2011, 34, (1), 2012, pp244 Poster, 2012 URL

M Pate, L Smith, F Fullam, M Carr, T Grimes, J Gibney, Challenges in insulin management: evaluation of the new insulin prescription chart, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, ESCP 40th International Symposium on Clinical Pharmacy., Dublin, October 2011, 34, (1), Springer, 2012, pp247 - 248 Poster, 2012

Strong J., Grimes T., Bennett K., Deasy E., Assessing beliefs about medicines and medication adherence in a cardiology out-patient setting, PRIMM UK & Ireland 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, London, 9th February, 2012, 2012 Poster, 2012

O'Leary A, Grimes T, Gallagher P., Collaborative research across community pharmacy in Ireland facilitated through the national pharmacy internship programme, Pharmacepidemiology and Drug Safety, PRIMM 21st Annual Scientific Meeting, London, February 2011, 20, (S1), 2011, ppS1 - S14 Poster, 2011

Grimes T.C., Duggan C.A., Delaney T.P., Graham I.M., Conlon K.C., Jago-Byrne M.C., O' Brien P., Medication details documented on hospital discharge: cross sectional observational study of factors associated with medication non-reconciliation., British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 71, (3), 2011, p449 - 457 Journal Article, 2011 DOI URL

Grimes T, Fitzsimons M, Galvin M, Delaney T, Flanagan S, Evaluation of dispensing records from the Primary Care Reimbursement Service as a source of pre-admission medication information, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, PRIMM UK & Ireland 21st Annual Scientific Meeting, London, February 2011, 20, (S1), Wiley, 2011, ppS1 - S14 Oral Presentation, 2011

Fitzsimons M, Grimes T, Galvin M, Sources of pre-admission medication information: observational study of accuracy and availability., The International journal of pharmacy practice, 19, (6), 2011, p408-16 Journal Article, 2011 URL DOI

Fitzharris L, Grimes T, Prescribing patterns and administration of intravenous paracetamol: a clinical audit, RCSI Student Medical Journal, 30, (1), 2010, p29 - 32 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text URL

Galvin M, Grimes T, Fitzsimons M, Jago-Byrne MC, Clinical pharmacy input into the admission medication reconciliation process in Ireland. , Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Drug Utilisation and Research Group (DURG) UK and Ireland 20th Annual Scientific Conference, London, 4th February 2010, 19, (6), Wiley, 2010, pp649 - 649 Oral Presentation, 2010

Grimes T., Duggan C., Delaney T., Pharmacy services at points around admission and discharge in adult, acute and public hospitals in Ireland., International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 18, (6), 2010, p346 - 352 Journal Article, 2010 DOI URL

Fitzsimons M, Grimes T, Galvin M , An evaluation of the availability and accuracy of sources of pre-admission medication history data. , Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Drug Utilisation and Research Group Uk and Ireland, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, London, 4th February 2010, 16, (9), Wiley, 2010, pp650 - 650 Poster, 2010

Grimes T, Duggan C, Delaney T , Identification of causes of medication error at points around discharge from hospital in Ireland., Clinical Pharmacist, United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacists' Association, Autumn Symposium, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 13th November 2009, Suppl1, 2010, ppS10 - S10 Oral Presentation, 2010

Grimes T, Duggan C, Delaney T, Graham I, Conlon K, Jago-Byrne MC, O'Brien P , Medication reconciliation on discharge from acute hospital care in Ireland. , Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety , Drug Utilisation and Research Group UK and Ireland, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, London, 4th February 2010, 16, (9), Wiley, 2010, pp649 - 650 Oral Presentation, 2010

Grimes T, Ryder K, Murray N, Lawlor M, Discharge medication reconciliation: developing an electronic solution., Health Informatics Society of Ireland 2010, Dublin., 2010 Oral Presentation, 2010

Grimes T., Gallagher P., Strawbridge J., Duggan C., Care of the stroke patient - communication between the community pharmacist and prescribers in the Republic of Ireland., Pharmacy World & Science, 31, (6), 2009, p648 - 655 Journal Article, 2009 DOI URL

Grimes TC, Duggan CA, Delaney T, Graham IM, Bates IP, Conlon KC, Kelly JG , Medication use process survey in Irish hospitals: Implications for patient safety and continuity of care. , International Society for Quality in Healthcare Conference Annual Conference, Dublin, 12th October 2009, 2009 Oral Presentation, 2009

Grimes T, Medicines management immediately post hospital discharge - implications for communications and safety., 4th All Ireland Pharmacy Healthcare Conference, Dundalk, Ireland, 2008 Oral Presentation, 2008

Murray N, Ryder K, Haughton P, Grimes T, Graham I, Carr B, Conlon K, The Benefits of Using an Electronic Discharge Letter, 4 Years On., Health Informatics Scoety of Ireland Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 9 November 2008, edited by Health Informatics Society of Ireland , 2008 Oral Presentation, 2008

Grimes T., Delaney T., Duggan C., Kelly J.G., Graham I.M., Survey of medication documentation at hospital discharge: implications for patient safety and continuity of care., Irish Journal of Medical Science, 177, (2), 2008, p93 - 97 Journal Article, 2008 URL DOI

Grimes T, Murray M, Sabra K, Staunton M., A decade of changes: The Pharmacy Service to Haematology / Oncology at St James's Hospital, 1989-1999, American Society of Health System Pharmacists 35th Annual Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, December 2000, edited by ASHP , 2000 Poster, 2000

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Grimes T, Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care, St Vincents University Hospital Medication Safety Seminar, Dublin, Ireland, January 2016, 2016, St Vincents University Hospital Invited Talk, 2016

Kirwan G; Allen A, Deasy E, Delaney T, Hayde J, McManamly C, O'Byrne J, Grimes T, Design of a protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention , Faculty of Health Science Research Day, Dublin, Ireland, September 2016, edited by Faculty of Health Science, TCD , 2016 Poster, 2016

Grimes T, Stebbins M, Medication safety in transition of care, 20th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists, Hamburg Germany, 24-27 March, 2015, European Association of Hospital Pharmacists Invited Talk, 2015

Grimes T, E-learning in Pharmacy Practice, transferability to Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing. , LIAT-Ph First Conference (Portoroz) - Competency Based Curriculum for Industrial Pharmacy, Protoroz, Slovenia, September 2015, edited by Linking Industrial and Academia in Teaching Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacture (LIAT-Ph) , 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015 URL

Kirwan G, O'Byrne J, Delaney T, Allen A, Deasy E, McManamly C, Grimes T, Protocol design for a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial of a complex pharmaceutical care intervention, All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2015, edited by School of Pharmacy, TCD , 2015 Poster, 2015

Grimes T, Creating staff collaboration to improve medication management and reduce medication errors., Reducing Medication Errors in Healthcare Services - Conference 2014, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, June, 2014, CMG Events Invited Talk, 2014

Grimes T, An introduction to medicines reconciliation, HSE Medicines Safety Information Day: Update for senior nurses and midwives, Dublin, January 2014, 2014, HSE Medicines Management Programme Invited Talk, 2014

Grimes, T, Unmet needs of the complex patient: continuity/ transitions of care, IPU Review, November 2013, 2013, p50 - 50 Journal Article, 2013

Roche C., Grimes T., Conscientious Objection by Pharmacists: Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, 2013, IPU Review, September 2013., 2013, p20 - 22 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Grimes T., Optimisation of Medicines Use: The Republic of Ireland's Perspective., Quality + Safety = Improvement + Efficiency, Antrim, Northern Ireland, January 2013, 2013, Northern Health and Social Care Trust Invited Talk, 2013

Grimes T., Unmet needs of the complex patient: continuity/transitions of care., The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) 73rd World Congress, Dublin, September 2013, 2013, The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Invited Talk, 2013

Grimes T., Jago-Byrne M.C., Interventions to minimise medication error on admission and discharge. Medication Reconciliation., 2nd National Patient Safety Conference, Dublin, 9th February, 2012, edited by Department of Health and Children , 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Grimes, T., Medication Safety on Movement into and out of Hospital: Contributions of the Pharmacy Team., National Association Hospital Pharmacy Technicians of Ireland. Annual Conference., Dublin., 27th April 2012., 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Grimes T., Medication safety at points of transfer into and out of hospital, Hospital Pharmacy News, 1, (1), 2011, p24 - 28 Journal Article, 2011

Grimes T, Delaney T, Allen A , Medication reconciliation: Progress in Ireland. Plenary Session. , Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland Annual Educational Conference, Dublin, April 2009, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Davin D, O Sullivan A, Moran S,Grimes T, Kirke C, Pate M, , "Medicines for Your Heart" - a multidisciplinary, process driven approach to developing a series of patient information cards for use in a cardiac rehabilitation setting., Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference, April 2008, edited by HPAI , 2008 Poster, 2008

Grimes T., Delaney T., Allen A., Pharmacy Ireland 2020: The vision for hospital pharmacy in Ireland., Irish Pharmacy Journal, 86, (5), 2008, p110 - 117 Journal Article, 2008

Fitzharris L, Grimes T, Prescription and administration of intravenous paracetamol: A clinical audit., Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2008, edited by HPAI , 2008 Poster, 2008

Grimes T, Barnicle A, Deasy E, Admission medication reconciliation: Resource implications for adult acute public hospitals in Ireland., Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference , Dublin, Ireland, April 2008, edited by HPAI , 2008 Poster, 2008

Grimes T, Delaney T, Kelly JG, Graham IM , Medicines management immediately post hospital discharge: implications for communication and safety. , Irish Pharmacy Journal, 86, (2), 2008, p8 - 14 Journal Article, 2008

Grimes T, Delaney T, Kelly JG, Graham IM, Patient care in the immediate post discharge period: Implications for safety and continuity of care, Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland, Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April 2007, edited by Hospital Pharmacists' Association of Ireland , 2007 Poster, 2007

Grimes, T., Laxatives-appropriate use for treatment of constipation in adults. , Irish Pharmacy Journal, 80, (3), 2002, p108 - 114 Journal Article, 2002

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • AMNCH Integrated Medicines Management Study
  • Summary
    • Design,development and evaluation of a collaborative medicines management intervention at Tallaght Hospital
  • Funding Agency
    • The Meath Foundation
  • Date From
    • 2011
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • PACT - Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care at Tallaght Hospital
  • Summary
    • PI: T Grimes PhD Student: G Kirwan The impact of Collaborative Pharmaceutical Care at Tallaght Hospital (PACT) Implementation on Discharge Medication Error. A Stepped-Wedge, Cluster Randomised Controlled Study.
  • Funding Agency
    • Tallaght Hospital
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2016
  • Title
    • Medication Reconciliation: The Primary Secondary Care Interface
  • Summary
    • PI: Prof. Tom Fahey Co-supervisor: T Grimes, R Mc Donnell PhD Student: P Redmond, HRB SPHeRE PhD scholar 2012-2016
  • Funding Agency
    • HRB
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Date To
    • 2016
  • Title
    • Interventions for improving medication reconciliation across transitions of care
  • Summary
    • PI: Prof. Tom Fahey Co-author and PhD co-supervisor: T Grimes Grant awardee: P Redmond
  • Funding Agency
    • HRB
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2015

Keywords

MEDICATION COMPLIANCE; MEDICATION ERRORS; Medication safety; MEDICATION USE; Patient Compliance; Patient safety; PHARMACEUTICAL CARE; Pharmacoepidemiology; Pharmacotherapy; PHARMACY PRACTICE

Recognition

Representations

National Clinical Effectiveness Committee, Education & Training Subgroup 2016-Present

National Clinical Effectiveness Committee, Department of Health. Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland nominee. 2013-2015

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. Member of the Pharmacy Practice Development Committee. 2012-2016

Health Service Executive, Member of the National Integrated Care Advisory Group 2012-2013

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. Member of the Professional Development and Learning Committee 2008-2012

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. Steering Group - Pharmacy Education and Accreditation Reviews (PEARS) Project 2008-2011

Pharmacy Benevolent Fund, Director 2014-Present

Awards and Honours

HSE Open Access Research Award 2014

Irish Times/ InterTrade Ireland Public Service Innovation Award 2011

Hugh McGavock Bursary for Best Abstract (Drug Utilisation and Research Group, UK & Ireland) 2010

Green Belt in Six Sigma Process Improvement 2006

Memberships

Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 1999 – Present

Member of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacists' Association 2007 – Present

National Collaborator, HRB Centre for Primary Care Research 2010

Reviewer for international pharmacy and medical journals including: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy; International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; Pharmacy; BMC Psychiatry; Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine; Irish Journal of Medical Science. 2011

Member of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) 2013 – Present

Member of the Pharmacy Law and Ethics Association 2011 – Present


Last updated 9 September 2016 by School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (Email).