Monday, November 1, 2021

Recently, Minister Anne Rabbitte launched the report ‘’Presenting problems/conditions that result in people with an intellectual disability being admitted to hospitals in the Republic of Ireland: An analysis of NQAIS Clinical data from 2016-2020’’. The report was presented by the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD) and submitted by a team of researchers at UL involving Dr Owen Doody, Dr Ruth Ryan, Therese Hennessy, Mairéad Moloney, Rosemary Lyons  (Department of Nursing and Midwifery) and Dr Jennifer McMahon (Department of Psychology). The report is available at  and Shaping the Future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland -