Tallaght Hospital Hosts Hugely Successful Nursing Study Day with Beaumont Hospital

(March 6th 2015) Tallaght Hospital CEO David Slevin and Director of Nursing, Ms. Hilary Daly congratulated the 120 attendees of the Nursing Study Day on an important event for the attendees and the patients they care for.

Director of Nursing Ms. Hilary Daly stated “Continuing professional development is a vital part of maintaining a climate of caring, excellence and quality in the healthcare setting. Tallaght Hospital is to the fore in this area with its Nurse Practice Development Departments for Adult and Children’s Services as well as the Regional Centre of Nurse Education. We were delighted to host this event in partnership with Beaumont Hospital and are hugely encouraged by the turnout from nurses across the country.”

The Study Day was designed with the practical application of the skills and information discussed. Contributions were heard on topics such as the management of the multi-trauma patient; neurological assessment, brain stem testing and organ donation, amongst other areas.

A total of 50 nurses from Tallaght Hospital attended in addition to over 70 nurses from hospitals including Beaumont Hospital, St. Vincent’s Private, St. Vincent’s, The Mater, St. James’s Hospital, Waterford University, Navan Hospital, St. Luke’s Kilkenny, Naas Hospital, Cork University Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Drogheda, Galway University Hospital, Sligo General, James Connolly Blanchardstown, Wexford General Hospital, The Hermitage and the Blackrock Clinic.

CEO David Slevin commented “I congratulate the Nursing staff and all attendees of this hugely successful Study Day. Tallaght Hospital, and the wider health system, relies on having highly trained, educated and committed nursing staff to meet the needs of the communities we serve. This Study Day is an important part of maintaining this quality service and I am proud that Tallaght Hospital is at the forefront of this important work”.