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Ms. Sylvia Murphy Tighe

Biography

I am a general nurse, midwife and public health nurse. I was awarded a Research Training Fellowship by the Health Research Board (2013-2016) to explore the nature and impact of concealed pregnancy. My research interests lie in maternal and child health, vulnerable populations, community and primary healthcare and concealed pregnancy.

Research Interests

Maternal & Child Health
Concealed Pregnancy-Doctoral Research
Antenatal Education & Parenthood
Primary Health Care
Health Inequalities & Social Justice

Anyone interested in undertaking Masters or Doctoral research please email me at sylvia.murphy@ul.ie
Topics:
Coercive control and concealed pregnancy
Domestic violence and maternity care
Antenatal Education

Teaching Interests


NM4231 Midwifery Care in Pregnancy I teach this module to first year students.
NS4072 Midwifery Practice & Normal Birth: I teach this module to first year students.

NS4074 Preparation for Parenthood: I teach this module to fourth year midwifery students
NS6041 Health Promotion for Nurses and Midwives at postgraduate level

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2013 Trinity College Dublin - HRB Research Fellow

Committee

  • 2006 Expert Advisory Group for Children -HSE,
  • Institute of Community Health Nursing,

Award

  • 1994 - Magennis Medal

Outreach

  • I am currently a member of the Community Midwifery Committee working to establish a community midwifery service at UMHL. I am a committee member of the Health Fusion Team Challenge working on inter-professional education. I was a committee member of a ULCommunity Education Group working with the Regneration Area of St Mary's Parish. The C Well Project is aimed at building capacity around health and lifeskills through education 2012-2013

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2018

Preparing midwifery students for practice: the value of elective placements in enhancing midwifery practice.
Bradshaw C, Barry M, Noonan M, Murphy Tighe S, Atkinson S
(2018) Preparing midwifery students for practice: the value of elective placements in enhancing midwifery practice.
In Midwifery; pp. 112-114

2018

Regaining Agency and Autonomy: A Grounded Typology of Concealed Pregnancy
Murphy-Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2018) Regaining Agency and Autonomy: A Grounded Typology of Concealed Pregnancy
In Journal Of Advanced Nursing;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13875
[ULIR]

2018

Midwifery students' experiences of their clinical internship: A qualitative descriptive study
Bradshaw C, Murphy-Tighe S, Doody O
(2018) Midwifery students' experiences of their clinical internship: A qualitative descriptive study
In Nurse Education Today; pp. 213-217
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.06.019

2017

Book Review The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology
Murphy Tighe S
(2017) Book Review The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology
In Journal Of Reproductive And Infant Psychology; pp. 538-539

2017

Book Review Modern Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders
Murphy Tighe S
(2017) Book Review Modern Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders
In British Journal Of Midwifery; pp. -2-3

2016

Concealed pregnancy and newborn abandonment: a contemporary 21st century issue part 1
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2016) Concealed pregnancy and newborn abandonment: a contemporary 21st century issue part 1
In The Practising Midwife;

2016

Concealed pregnancy and newborn abandonment: a contemporary 21st century issue Part 2
Murphy Tighe S Lalor JG
(2016) Concealed pregnancy and newborn abandonment: a contemporary 21st century issue Part 2
In The Practising Midwife;

2016

Concealed Pregnancy: A Concept Analysis
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2016) Concealed Pregnancy: A Concept Analysis
In Journal Of Advanced Nursing; pp. 50-61

2013

Facilitating effective initiation of breastfeeding - a review of the recent evidence base
Barry, M., Murphy Tighe, S.
(2013) Facilitating effective initiation of breastfeeding - a review of the recent evidence base
In British Journal Of Midwifery; pp. 312-315
[ULIR]

2012

An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the OSCE assessment process
Barry, M., Noonan, M., Bradshaw, C., Murphy Tighe, S
(2012) An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the OSCE assessment process
In Nurse Education Today;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2011.09.007.
[ULIR]

2012

Peer supported review of teaching:Making the grade in midwifery and nursing education
Murphy Tighe S, Bradshaw C
(2012) Peer supported review of teaching:Making the grade in midwifery and nursing education
In Nurse Education Today;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nett.2012.07.016

2012

An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process.
Barry M, Noonan M, Bradshaw C, Murphy-Tighe S
(2012) An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process.
In Nurse Education Today; pp. 690-694
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2011.09.007

2011

An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process
Barry, M., Noonan, M., Bradshaw, C., Murphy Tighe, S.
(2011) An exploration of student midwives' experiences of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination assessment process
In Nurse Education Today;

2010

An exploration of the attitudes of attenders and non-attenders towards antenatal education
Tighe, SM
(2010) An exploration of the attitudes of attenders and non-attenders towards antenatal education
In Midwifery; pp. 294-303
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2008.06.005

2008

An exploration of the attitudes of attendees and non-attendees towrads antenatal education
S Murphy Tighe
(2008) An exploration of the attitudes of attendees and non-attendees towrads antenatal education
In National Institute Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 3032-

Other Journals

2016

A hidden trauma
Murphy Tighe S Lalor JG
(2016) A hidden trauma
In The World of irish Nursing and Midwifery;

2008

Prevention is Everything
Tighe, SM
(2008) Prevention is Everything
In World of Irish Nursing; pp. 30-31

Conference Publications

2017

International Confederation of Midwives Congress Toronto Canada
Murphy Tighe S Lalor JG
(2017) International Confederation of Midwives Congress Toronto Canada

2017

International Confederation of Midwives Congress Toronto Canada
Murphy Tighe S Lalor JG
(2017) International Confederation of Midwives Congress Toronto Canada

2016

Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference , Trinity College Dublin 2016
Murphy Tighe S Lalor J G
(2016) Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference , Trinity College Dublin 2016

2016

Invited Speaker, Research Seminar Series, Bessborough Care Centre, Cork
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2016) Invited Speaker, Research Seminar Series, Bessborough Care Centre, Cork

2016

Institutions & Ireland: Medicine, Health & Welfare
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2016) Institutions & Ireland: Medicine, Health & Welfare

2015

1st HSE Nursing & Midwifery Research & Innovation Conference
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) 1st HSE Nursing & Midwifery Research & Innovation Conference

2015

16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD
Murphy Tighe S, Begley C, Lalor, JG
(2015) 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD

2015

BASPCAN Congress Edinburgh
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) BASPCAN Congress Edinburgh

2015

Shame, Stigma & Medicine Workshop TLRH, TCD
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) Shame, Stigma & Medicine Workshop TLRH, TCD

2015

NUIG 5th International Nursing & Midwifery Conference, Galway
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) NUIG 5th International Nursing & Midwifery Conference, Galway

2015

EU Domestic Violence Conference, QUB
Murphy S, Lalor JG
(2015) EU Domestic Violence Conference, QUB

2015

Motherhood and Culture International & interdisciplinary Conference NUI Maynooth
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) Motherhood and Culture International & interdisciplinary Conference NUI Maynooth

2015

UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre 7th Biennial International Conference Building Child & Family Support Systems
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2015) UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre 7th Biennial International Conference Building Child & Family Support Systems

2014

33rd Annual international Nursing & Midwifery Conference RCSI
Murphy Tighe S Lalor JG
(2014) 33rd Annual international Nursing & Midwifery Conference RCSI

2014

15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2014) 15th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin

2014

34th Society for Reproductive & Infant Psychology
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2014) 34th Society for Reproductive & Infant Psychology

2014

Perceptions of Pregnancy from Medieval to Modern Conference
Murphy Tighe S, lalor J.G
(2014) Perceptions of Pregnancy from Medieval to Modern Conference

2012

Nottingham International Conference for Education and research in midwifery
S Murphy Tighe and C Bradshaw
(2012) Nottingham International Conference for Education and research in midwifery

2012

13TH Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin Optimising Health in the 21st Century
Bradshaw C and Murphy Tighe S
(2012) 13TH Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin Optimising Health in the 21st Century

2012

Nottingham International Conference in Education and Research (NICER Midwifery)
Murphy Tighe S, Bradshaw C
(2012) Nottingham International Conference in Education and Research (NICER Midwifery)

2012

Trinity College Dublin 13th International Nursing & Midwifery Conference
C Bradshaw, S Murphy Tighe
(2012) Trinity College Dublin 13th International Nursing & Midwifery Conference

2012

UCC Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference
A Barry, S Murphy Tighe
(2012) UCC Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference

2011

International Congress of Midwives
Barry M, Noonan M, Bradshaw C, Murphy Tighe S
(2011) International Congress of Midwives

2010

AISHE 6th International Conference Designing and Delivering Curricula for the future
Bradshaw C, Noonan M, Barry M, Murphy Tighe S
(2010) AISHE 6th International Conference Designing and Delivering Curricula for the future

2010

Conversations in the Consortium
Bradshaw , Murphy Tighe S
(2010) Conversations in the Consortium

Other Publications

2014

Concealed pregnany: Secrecy and Silence in Forum Journal of the ICGP
Murphy Tighe S, Lalor JG
(2014) Concealed pregnany: Secrecy and Silence in Forum Journal of the ICGP

2013

Peer-supported review of teaching: Making the grade in midwifery and nursing education
Tighe, SM,Bradshaw, C
(2013) Peer-supported review of teaching: Making the grade in midwifery and nursing education
In Nurse education today; pp. 1347-1351
DOI: DOI 10.1016/j.nedt.2012.07.016

2013

Lymphoedema: measuring its impact on quality of life of breast cancer patients referred to an Irish Lymphoedema Service using a lymphoedema-specific instrument
Barry, A,Tighe, SM,Merrigan, A,Tormey, S
(2013) Lymphoedema: measuring its impact on quality of life of breast cancer patients referred to an Irish Lymphoedema Service using a lymphoedema-specific instrument
In Irish journal of medical science; pp. 42-42

2012

An exploration of the views of midwifery students of internship
Bradshaw C, Murphy Tighe S
(2012) An exploration of the views of midwifery students of internship

2004

An exploration of the attitudes of attenders and non-attenders towards antenatal education.
Tighe, SM
(2004) An exploration of the attitudes of attenders and non-attenders towards antenatal education.
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