Biography

Associate Professor Hayes graduated from the UCD School of Medicine in 2003, and the Mid-West Training Scheme in General Practice in 2009.His qualifications include:- MD (Res.), Research Doctorate, 2019 (NUIG)- Masters in Medical Education, MMedSc, 2016 (University of Dundee, Scotland)- Membership of Royal College of Physicians, MRCPI, 2011 (Royal College of Physicians Ireland)- Membership of Irish College of General Practitioners and Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training in General Practice (CSST), & MICGP, 2009 (Irish College of General Practitioners)- Degree in Medicine, MB,BAO,Bch., 2003 (University College Dublin)- Degree in Medical Science, BMedSci. (Pathology) 2003 (University College Dublin)- Associate Diploma in the Teaching of Speech & Drama, 1996, Trinity College London (UK)- Certificate in Theatre and Performance, 1995, Trinity College London (UK)

Before being appointed Senior Lecturer in UL in 2019, Associate Professor Hayes worked as a Lecturer in Primary Care in NUI Galway between 2011-2018. In NUI Galway, Peter taught on the undergraduate medical curriculum, as module lead for the general practice and professionalism modules and as a Lecturer on the Health Professions Education Masters Program - looking specifically at curricular design. He has also worked clinically as a General Practitioner since 2009.

Peter has a passion for research that will positively impact on the lives of patients. His doctoral thesis and much of his recent work has had a strong focus on hypertension, medication adherence and cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, he is active in medical education research, particularly in the area of using drama as a way of discussing emotional honesty with medical students and health professions preparedness for the workplace via university courses.

Thesis:
Epigenetics in colon cancer - BMedSci. (Pathology): 2007
Newly qualified doctors' views of medical school training and its adequacy in making them 'Fit for Purpose' as first year doctors - MMedEd.: 2016
Treatment-resistant hypertension in general practice: prevalence, pseudo-resistance, and a feasibility study of prognosis - MD (res.): 2019

Research Interests

Hypertension
Cardiovascular Disease
Medication Adherence
General Practice
Devised Theatre in Medical Students
Fitness for Purpose-Curriculum and Medical Students

Peer Reviewed Journals

2023

The Limerick Declaration on Rural Health Care 2022

Glynn L.;Murphy A.W.;Scully R.;Strasser R.;Quinlan D.;Cowley J.;Hayes P.;O'Donnell P.;O'Regan A.;Tuli S.;Santana M.A.d.O.;Sparrow-Downes V.M.;Petrazzuoli F.;Nowlan S.;Collins C.;Fogarty F.;MacFarlane A.;Wynn-Jones J.;Chater A.B. (2023) The Limerick Declaration on Rural Health Care 2022. Rural And Remote Health :-7905

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2023

Physical Activity and Hypertension

Hayes P, Ferrara A, Keating A, McKnight K, O'Regan A (2023) Physical Activity and Hypertension. Reviews In Cardiovascular Medicine :302-

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2023

Cold water swimming and its potential health benefits - a qualitative study of participants' views and experiences.

Flynn K;Murray O;O'Regan A;Hayes P;Casey M;Glynn L; (2023) Cold water swimming and its potential health benefits - a qualitative study of participants' views and experiences.. Irish medical journal

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2023

Enhancing early career professionals' representation and engagement at international conferences: WONCA "Rural Early Career Ambassador Integration" project.

Tuli S;Sparrow-Downes VM;de Oliveira Santana MA;Scully R;O'Donnell P;Hayes P;Glynn L; (2023) Enhancing early career professionals' representation and engagement at international conferences: WONCA "Rural Early Career Ambassador Integration" project.. Rural And Remote Health

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2023

Supporting GPs and people with hypertension to maximise medication use to control blood pressure: Protocol for a pilot cluster RCT of the MIAMI intervention

Eimear Morrissey, Andrew Murphy, Patrick Murphy, Louise O'Grady, Molly Byrne, Monica Casey, Eamon Dolan, Sinead Duane, Hannah Durand , Paddy Gillespie, Peter Hayes, Anna Hobbins , Lisa Hynes, John William McEvoy, John Newell, MIAMI PPI group, Gerard Molloy (2023) Supporting GPs and people with hypertension to maximise medication use to control blood pressure: Protocol for a pilot cluster RCT of the MIAMI intervention . Hrb Open Research

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2023

The Effect of Semaglutide on Blood Pressure in Patients without Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Kennedy C;Hayes P;Salama S;Hennessy M;Fogacci F; (2023) The Effect of Semaglutide on Blood Pressure in Patients without Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. Clinical Medicine

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2023

Clinician consensus on "Inappropriate" presentations to the Emergency Department in the Better Data, Better Planning (BDBP) census: a cross-sectional multi-centre study of emergency department utilisation in Ireland

Cummins N.M.;Barry L.A.;Garavan C.;Devlin C.;Corey G.;Cummins F.;Ryan D.;Wallace E.;Deasy C.;Flynn M.;McCarthy G.;Galvin R. (2023) Clinician consensus on "Inappropriate" presentations to the Emergency Department in the Better Data, Better Planning (BDBP) census: a cross-sectional multi-centre study of emergency department utilisation in Ireland. Bmc Health Services Research :-1003

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2023

Towards an integrated blood pressure self-monitoring solution for stroke/TIA in Ireland: a mixed methods feasibility study for the TASMIN5S IRL randomised controlled trial.

Doogue R;Hayes P;Hebert R;Sheikhi A;Rai T;Morton K;Roman C;McManus RJ;Glynn LG; (2023) Towards an integrated blood pressure self-monitoring solution for stroke/TIA in Ireland: a mixed methods feasibility study for the TASMIN5S IRL randomised controlled trial.. Pilot And Feasibility Studies

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2022

Lessons learned from a pandemic: implications for a combined exercise and educational programme for medical students

Worobetz, A.,O' Regan A,Casey, M.,Hayes, P.,O' Callaghan M,Walsh, J. C.,Bengoechea, E. G.,Woods, C.,McGrath, D.,Glynn, L. G. (2022) Lessons learned from a pandemic: implications for a combined exercise and educational programme for medical students. Bmc Med Educbmc Med Educ :255-

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2022

Exercise Compared to Mindfulness for Physical and Mental Wellbeing in Medical Students

Worobetz A.;O'Callaghan M.;Walsh J.;Casey M.;Hayes P.;Bengoechea E.G.;Woods C.;McGrath D.;Glynn L.G. (2022) Exercise Compared to Mindfulness for Physical and Mental Wellbeing in Medical Students. Irish medical journal :-560

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2022

Introducing Advanced Paramedics into the rural general practice team in Ireland - general practitioners attitudes

Feerick, F.,Connor, C. O.,Hayes, P.,Kelly, D. (2022) Introducing Advanced Paramedics into the rural general practice team in Ireland - general practitioners attitudes. Bmc Prim Carebmc Prim Care :130-

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2021

Self‐monitoring for improving control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension. Cochrane database of systematic reviews.

Doogue, R., Hayes, P., Tucker, K., Fahey, T., Sheikhi, A., Koshiaris, C., Glynn, L. G. (2021) Self‐monitoring for improving control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension. Cochrane database of systematic reviews. . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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2021

Seroprevalence study of SARS-CoV-2 infection in General Practice in Ireland

O'Callaghan, M. E.,Ryan, E.,Walsh, C.,Hayes, P.,Casey, M.,O'Dwyer, P.,Culhane, A.,Duncan, J. W.,Harrold, P.,Healy, J.,Kerin, E.,Kelly, E.,Hanrahan, C.,Lane, G. P.,Lynch, B.,Meaney, P.,O'Connell, B.,Galvin, J.,Kennedy, N.,Burke, P.,O'Connell, N. H.,Dunne, C. P.,Glynn, L. G. (2021) Seroprevalence study of SARS-CoV-2 infection in General Practice in Ireland. Bjgp Openbjgp Open

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2021

Career destinations of graduates from a medical school with an 18-week longitudinal integrated clerkship in general practice: a survey of alumni 6 to 8 years after graduation

Glynn, L. G., O'Regan, A., Casey, M., Hayes, P., O'Callaghan, M., O'Dwyer, P., Culhane, A., Cuddihy, J., Connell, B. O., Stack, G., O'Flynn, G., O'Donnell, P., O'Connor, R., McKeague, H., McGrath, D. M. (2021) Career destinations of graduates from a medical school with an 18-week longitudinal integrated clerkship in general practice: a survey of alumni 6 to 8 years after graduation. Irish Journal Of Medical Science :185-191

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2021

Exploration of GP perspectives on deprescribing antidepressants: a qualitative study

Kelly, D.,Graffi, J.,Noonan, M.,Green, P.,McFarland, J.,Hayes, P.,Glynn, L. (2021) Exploration of GP perspectives on deprescribing antidepressants: a qualitative study. Bmj Openbmj Open

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2021

Development and Sustainment of Professional Relationships within Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships in General Practice (LICs); A narrative review.

O'Doherty, J., Hyde, S., O'Connor, R., Brown, M. E., Hayes, P., Niranjan, V., Culhane, A., O'Dwyer, P., O'Donnell, P., Glynn, L., O'Regan, A. (2021) Development and Sustainment of Professional Relationships within Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships in General Practice (LICs); A narrative review. . Irish Journal Of Medical Science

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2021

Antidepressant medication prescribing patterns in Irish general practice from 2016 to 2020 to assess for long-term use

McCool, A.,Lukas, K.,Hayes, P.,Kelly, D. (2021) Antidepressant medication prescribing patterns in Irish general practice from 2016 to 2020 to assess for long-term use. Ir J Med Sciir J Med Sci :1-8

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2020

Communication between primary and secondary care: deficits and danger

Dinsdale, E., Hannigan, A., O'Connor, R., O'Doherty, J., Glynn, L., Casey, M., Hayes, P., Kelly, D., Cullen, W., O'Regan, A. (2020) Communication between primary and secondary care: deficits and danger. Family Practice :63-68

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2020

The University of Limerick Education and Research Network for General Practice (ULEARN-GP): practice characteristics and general practitioner perspectives

O'Regan A, Hayes P, O'Connor R, Casey M, O'Dwyer P, Culhane A, O'Donnell P, Stack G, Cuddihy J, O'Connell B, O'Flynn J, Cullen W, O'Doherty J, O'Connell M, Glynn L. (2020) The University of Limerick Education and Research Network for General Practice (ULEARN-GP): practice characteristics and general practitioner perspectives. Bmc Family Practice :-25

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2020

A qualitative comparison of high and low adherers with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension

Durand, H., Casey, M., Glynn, L. G., Hayes, P., Murphy, A. W., Molloy, G. J. (2020) A qualitative comparison of high and low adherers with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension. Psychology Health & Medicine :64-77

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2020

A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme

Worobetz A., Retief P.J., Loughran S., Walsh J., Casey M., Hayes P., Bengoechea E.G., O'Regan A., Woods C., Kelly D., O'Connor R., McGrath D., Glynn L.G. (2020) A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme. BMC medical education :-183

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2020

Blood pressure control in patients with a previous stroke/transient ischaemic attack in primary care in Ireland: a cross sectional study

Doogue R., McCann D., Fitzgerald N., Murphy A.W., Glynn L.G., Hayes P. (2020) Blood pressure control in patients with a previous stroke/transient ischaemic attack in primary care in Ireland: a cross sectional study. BMC family practice :-139

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2019

Measuring adherence to therapy in apparent treatment-resistant hypertension: a feasibility study in Irish primary care

Hayes, P., Casey, M., Glynn, L. G., Molloy, G. J., Durand, H., O'Brien, E., Dolan, E., Das, K., Newell, J., Finn, D., Harhen, B., Conneely, A., Murphy, A. W. (2019) Measuring adherence to therapy in apparent treatment-resistant hypertension: a feasibility study in Irish primary care. British Journal Of General Practice

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2018

True communication skills assessment in interdepartmental OSCE stations: Standard setting using the MAAS-Global and EduG

Setyonugroho, W., Kropmans, T., Murphy, R., Hayes, P., van Dalen, J., Kennedy, K. M. (2018) True communication skills assessment in interdepartmental OSCE stations: Standard setting using the MAAS-Global and EduG. Patient Education And Counseling :147-151

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2018

Prevalence of treatment-resistant hypertension after considering pseudo-resistance and morbidity: a cross-sectional study in Irish primary care

Hayes, P., Casey, M., Glynn, L. G., Molloy, G. J., Durand, H., O'Brien, E., Dolan, E., Newell, J., Murphy, A. W. (2018) Prevalence of treatment-resistant hypertension after considering pseudo-resistance and morbidity: a cross-sectional study in Irish primary care. British Journal Of General Practice

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2018

Prognosis of patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension-a feasibility study

Hayes, P., Kielty, H., Casey, M., Glynn, L. G., Molloy, G. J., Durand, H., Newell, J., Murphy, A. W. (2018) Prognosis of patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension-a feasibility study. Pilot And Feasibility Studies :43-

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2018

Medication adherence for resistant hypertension: Assessing theoretical predictors of adherence using direct and indirect adherence measures

Durand, H., Hayes, P., Harhen, B., Conneely, A., Finn, D. P., Casey, M., Murphy, A. W., Molloy, G. J. (2018) Medication adherence for resistant hypertension: Assessing theoretical predictors of adherence using direct and indirect adherence measures. British Journal Of Health Psychology :949-966

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2017

Medication adherence among patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension: systematic review and meta-analysis

Durand, H., Hayes, P., Morrissey, E. C., Newell, J., Casey, M., Murphy, A. W. ,Molloy, G. J. (2017) Medication adherence among patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal Of Hypertension :2346-2357

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2016

Newly Qualified Doctors¡¯ Views of Medical School Training and Its Adequacy in Making Them ¡°Fit for Purpose¡± as First Year Doctors

Peter Hayes (2016) Newly Qualified Doctors¡¯ Views of Medical School Training and Its Adequacy in Making Them ¡°Fit for Purpose¡± as First Year Doctors. Open Access Library Journalopen Access Library Journal :20-

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2014

Discovering emotional honesty through devised theatre

Hayes, P., Cantillon, P., Hafler, M. (2014) Discovering emotional honesty through devised theatre. The clinical teacher :84-7

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2021

Beyond STEMI: A mixed method study on improving confidence in prehospital ECG interpretation for Paramedics and Advanced Paramedics through group orchestrated self-directed learning

Devergie J, O'Regan A, Hayes P (2021) Beyond STEMI: A mixed method study on improving confidence in prehospital ECG interpretation for Paramedics and Advanced Paramedics through group orchestrated self-directed learning. Journal of Paramedic Practice

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