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Workshop on Developing the Vision for the Future Direction of Children’s Nursing in Ireland on March 6th 2020.

Interactive Workshop - calling all Midwives, Paediatric and Public Health Nurses.

Those with an interested in representing the voice of marginalised groups in the development of the Children's Nursing Strategy.

Morning Workshop 10-2pm

Lunch Included

Places Limited

Contact: rosemarie.sheehan@nchg.ie


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Irish Nightingale Challenge (as part of The Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020)

Joint proposal document from the Office of the Chief Nurse, Department of Health and Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Service Director, HSE

Introduction

The Nightingale Challenge is designed to encourage and enable the development of the next generation of nurses and midwives to play a more significant role in influencing health direction and policy. Investing in young nurses and midwives is essential for improving health and health care in Ireland. The Nightingale Challenge offers an opportunity to be part of a global movement to equip and empower the next generation of nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners, and advocates in the promotion of positive health. It will champion nursing and midwifery at a time when the two professions will be enjoying global attention through the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The Nightingale Challenge has been accepted by Dr Siobhan O’Halloran, Chief Nursing Officer in the Department of Health and Dr Geraldine Shaw, Director, Office of the Nursing & Midwifery Services, Health Service Executive, who will jointly lead this initiative.

Nursing Now will offer support, contacts and coordination, as well as publicising activities and achievements. We will also provide platforms for organisations and younger nurses and midwives to share experiences and learn from each other within their country, region nationally and internationally

The two programmes available for the 2020 Irish Nightingale Challenge are:

A. Mentorship and Career Development – organised by the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health

B. Leadership Development programme – organised by the Office of Nursing and Midwifery Services Director, HSE

Who can apply?

The eligibility criteria for both programmes requires applicants to:

  • Be a registered nurse or midwife, who is in the first 10 years of their nursing or midwifery career, with a minimum of 3 years of post-registration experience.
  • Be currently employed as a registered nurse or midwife in the HSE or public sector.
  • Have line manager approval to participate in the programme.

Applications will close at 17:00 on the 24th of January 2020 with successful participants notified by the 14th of February 2020

Informal enquires can be made to:

For Programme A - Ray Healy, Project Officer, Chief Nurse’s Office in the Dept of Health at ray_healy@health.gov.ie

For programme B - Maire Kilduff, Interim Director National Clinical Leadership Centre for Nursing and Midwifery at marie.kilduff@hse.ie

Programme A - Mentorship and Career Development Programme (organised by the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health)

The Nightingale Challenge will provide mentorship and career development, through programmes, shadowing and mentoring with senior nurses and midwives.

Selection will be based on the short statement of intent made by applicants. Each applicant will require their employers support to engage with the programme. Applications will be advertised through the Department of Health, HSE and OMNSD through their websites, circulation routes and associated social media. There will be five nurses in the programme across various disciplines. Each nurse and midwife will be mentored by a Deputy Chief Nursing Officer (DCNO) and/or a project officer for the duration of this Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 Irish programme.

The objectives of this programme are:

  • To develop a strategic network of multi-generational leaders
  • To support leadership development
  • To provide an experience of policymaking, national healthcare strategy and governance
  • Exposure to the wider healthcare system
  • Engage with nurses and midwives across the 5 CNO countries

The Programme will include:

Day 1 - Q1 2020 – 1 day of learning from CNO, DCNO and project officers in DoH. The topic of nurses in politics, policy, and shaping the future. Input from communications and parliamentary affairs. There will also be the option of shadowing of CNO and DCNOs.

Day 2 - Q2 2020 – A day learning with senior nurses, nurse leaders and Nightingale Fellows. Topics to include leadership in healthcare and career development

Day 3 - Q3 2020 – A day in conversation with senior nurses and academics, link with 5 CNOs (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales)

Day 4 - Q4 2020- group presentation at the All Ireland CNO conference.

Mentoring - All programme participants will be provided with a mentor who will support them with their individual leadership development journey until December 2020.

Shadowing - Participants should be supported to shadow a senior leader whose specific professional expertise will meet the individual needs of the participant.

Learning outcomes to be achieved: career development, leadership skill, insight into policymaking and the wider healthcare system.

Selection of Applicants:

  • On receipt of applications, the selection will be based on meeting the eligibility criteria and the short statement of intent submitted by applicants.
  • Each applicant will require their employers support to engage with the programme.
  • Places will be offered to 5 nurses and/or midwives.


The online application form can be accessed here - https://forms.gle/EtsphsUPnHKVfftB8 (Application closes at 5pm on 24th January, 2020)


Programme B - Leadership Development Programme (organised by the Office of Nursing and Midwifery Services Director, HSE)

The Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director is pleased to accept in the Irish Nightingale Challenge 2020 in collaboration with the Office of the CNO, Department of Health. The National Clinical Leadership Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (NCLC) provides leadership development opportunities for all grades of nurses and midwives on behalf of the ONMSD and will deliver a bespoke Leadership Development Programme for the Irish Nightingale Challenge 2020

Leadership Development Programme

The programme will be designed to meet the Irish Nightingale Challenge 2020 and aims to give nurses and midwives who meet the eligibility criteria, the skills they need to play an even more influential role in global health.

The programme will be delivered over a total of 4 days, 2 days initially, followed by 1 day per month for the next 2 months. The programme is designed to optimise leadership development for participants, through the delivery of core leadership topics, co-designed sessions, shadowing and mentoring.

The programme participants will consist of midwives and nurses from across services and disciplines. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their understanding of nursing and midwifery in Ireland from a strategic and operational perspective.

Selection of Applicants:

  • On receipt of applications, the selection will be based on meeting the eligibility criteria and the short statement of intent submitted by applicants.
  • Each applicant will require their employers support to engage with the programme.
  • Places will be offered to 15 nurses and midwives.

Proposed Core Content:

  • A brief overview of Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland – including the role and function of the Office of the CNO, the ONMSD and team and acute and community services.
  • Sláintecare - what will the future health care system look like when it is implemented? An examination of how staff nurses and midwives can support its implementation.
  • Self Awareness – Participants will undertake the Clinical Leadership Competency Framework self-awareness competency assessment on HSE LanD, to identify their strengths and areas of development. Participants will also be offered the opportunity to undertake their Myers Briggs Inventory Type (MBTI) assessment and be guided by MBTI facilitators as to what their profile means for themselves and their interactions with others
  • The importance of professional networking and collaboration with key stakeholders within the organisation and outside the organisation, including NMBI, HIQA etc
  • Influencing and negotiation skill development
  • Resilience
  • The benefit of measurement and audit and the use of data to instigate change in a quality organisation
  • Lessons learnt from the leadership journey of a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar

Please note participants will engage a co-design session on day 2 of the programme, to provide an opportunity for the group to identify their leadership development needs.

Mentoring - All programme participants will be offered the opportunity to engage in mentoring in order to support their individual leadership development journey until December 2020.

Shadowing - Participants will be supported to shadow a senior leader whose specific professional expertise will be consistent with the individual needs of the participant.


https://healthservice.hse.ie/filelibrary/onmsd/irish-nightingale-challenge-onmsd-application-form.docx

Please download the application form above, complete with participants and line managers signature, scan and return to Ms Niamh Mann, NCLC administrator at Niamh.mann2@hse.ie by 5pm on 24th January, 2020.


MQI CRIS Service: Request for Tender (now closed)

The Community Recovery & Integration Supports (CRIS) Service, is funded by the East Coast Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force (ECRDATF), and operated by Merchants Quay Ireland (MQI). It commenced service provision in late 2018.

The service provides one-to-one support for adults who have experienced addiction, and offers case management support, information and advice, onward referral pathways into treatment and relapse prevention support. It also offers support for the families of those living with addiction.

The CRIS Service covers South County Dublin (between the Grand Canal and Dun Laoghaire), and County Wicklow (excluding Bray & Blessington).

The service now wishes to receive tender submissions from those suitably qualified, outlining how they would prepare a service review of CRIS since it commenced, and to investigate the service requirements for North County Wicklow.

Read the application below (Deadline: Monday 9th December, 2019)

CRIS Review and needs analysis Tender 11.19

NMIH Conference and Launch November 29th 2019

NMIH Posters, Presentation and Papers workshop October 10th, 2019

Thank you....

... to all the facilitators and attendees for their positivity, professionalism and supportive connections.

  • Workshop 1: Poster design
  • Workshop 2: Structuring abstracts, designing and delivering presentations
  • Workshop 3: Overview of publication processes, writing for publication/ supports available
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NMIH @ The Irish Street Medicine Symposium

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Irish Research Council funding success Eavanna Maloney, Dublin Simon Community

June 2019

Funding has been awarded from Irish Research Council employment based programme, in partnership with Dublin Simon Community (DSC) and Dublin City University (DCU) to Eavanna Maloney, Dublin Simon Community to undertake a MSc by Research programme supervised by Majella Darcy, DSC and Briege Casey, DCU. Eavanna's research project is entitled The Lived Experience of Adherence to HIV medication in the context of addiction and homelessness; a qualitative study of a Blood Borne Virus Unit in Dublin City.