Director of Nursing, HSE National Quality and Patient Safety Directorate, QPS Connect Lead
Health Service Executive, Ireland
Lead for the Health Service Executive (HSE) QPS Connect team with aims to further the development and learning of QPS by helping people to communicate, connect, collaborate and network with people who work in and avail of health and social care services. Passionate about staff care and how staff care enables quality patient care. Led improving programmes in: governance for quality and staff engagement (2015-2018) national clinical governance development initiative developing testing and working in partnership with services in strengthening their quality and safety governance arrangements (2011-2015). Before this had responsibility for the introduction of nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing (2007-2011). Also held the position of Assistant Director of Nursing for critical care services at St. Vincent’s University Hospital (2002-2007). Previously employed as a Nurse Researcher with the Department of Health and Children (1998-2002) and the Irish Commission on Nursing (1997-1998). Trained as a Registered General Nurse at St. Vincent’s University Hospital is a graduate of the Scottish Patient Safety Fellowship Programme and has a PhD from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin
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The QITalkTime Podcast will capture personal stories of people who work in and use our health services regarding QI, making conversations available through a podcast connecting a growing QITalktime community
Maureen Flynn, Director of Nursing, HSE National QI Team, QI Connections Lead and Q member relays the excitement and ongoing positive outcomes following a year of Q in Ireland and their one year celebration event.
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Areas of interest
- Analytics and data
- Collaboration and networking
- Improvement research
- Integrated care
- Patient and public involvement
- Patient experience
- Patient safety
- Person-centred care
- Quality improvement
- Quality of care
- Patient Safety: learning, sharing and improving community
- Network Weaving learning series
- Network Weaving
- Network mapping
- Q Partners
- Mindfulness for Quality Improvement
- Liberating Structures in healthcare
- Bridging Networks
- Q Reading Club
- Communities of Practice