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Dr. Peter Hayes

Biography

Dr 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, Dr. Hayes worked as a Lecturer in Primary Care in NUI Galway between 2011-2018. In NUI Galway, Dr Hayes taught on the undergraduate medical curriculum, as module lead for the general practice and professionalism modules and as a Lecturer in Health Professions Education - looking specifically at curricular design. He has also worked clinically as a General Practitioner since 2009.

Dr Hayes 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

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

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.
In Irish Journal Of Medical Science;

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.
In Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;

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
In Irish Journal Of Medical Science; pp. 185-191
DOI: 10.1007/s11845-020-02260-0

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
In Psychology Health & Medicine; pp. 64-77
DOI: 10.1080/13548506.2019.1619788

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
In Family Practice; pp. 63-68
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmz037

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
In BMC medical education; pp. -183
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-020-02097-2
[ULIR]

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
In Bmc Family Practice; pp. -25
DOI: 10.1186/s12875-020-1100-y
[ULIR]

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
In BMC family practice; pp. -139
DOI: 10.1186/s12875-020-01211-z
[ULIR]

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
In British Journal Of General Practice;
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp19X705077

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
In British Journal Of Health Psychology; pp. 949-966
DOI: 10.1111/bjhp.12332

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
In Patient Education And Counseling; pp. 147-151
DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.07.003

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
In British Journal Of General Practice;
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp18X696221

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
In Pilot And Feasibility Studies; pp. 43-
DOI: 10.1186/s40814-018-0232-5

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
In Journal Of Hypertension; pp. 2346-2357
DOI: 10.1097/hjh.0000000000001502

2014

Discovering emotional honesty through devised theatre
Hayes, P., Cantillon, P., Hafler, M.
(2014) Discovering emotional honesty through devised theatre
In The clinical teacher; pp. 84-7
DOI: 10.1111/tct.12116