EMNOW : is an emergency medicine resource which includes includes useful patient assessment tools and calculators; training information for Emergency Medicine trainees in Ireland; clinical tools; training; quality improvement and more
HSE : The National Acute Medicines Programme was established in 2010 to standardise and improve the management of acutely ill medical patients in the Irish Healthcare system.
HSE: HSE website which contains information on patient services; daily operations update; Covid 19 information and test centres; local services etc
NMBI: the regulatory body for nursing and midwifery in Ireland
NICE: NICE’s role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. They do this by producing Evidence – based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners. They also develop quality standards and performance metrics for those providing and commissioning health, public health and social care services.
HSE: The Health Service Executive’s vision, mission and goals. Information on staff and careers in the HSE.
OMNSD: Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director work to strategically lead and support nurses and midwifes to deliver safe, high-quality, person centered care. Their main aim is to help provide people who use the health service to improve their quality of life and wellbeing.
Chief Nursing Office: CNO, Chief nursing officer of the Department of Health in Ireland who work to shape nursing and midwifery policy around the needs of the health service.


AAPEUK: Association of Advanced Practice Educators represents an influential collaborative network of Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) across the United Kingdom who are providers of advanced clinical practice programmes of education for interprofessional groups.
AANP: American Association of Nurse Practitioners supports nurse practitioners to improve patient care and advance practice. They represent Nurse practitioners across all states.
Canadian Nurses Association: CNA is the national and global professional voice of Canadian nursing. They represent registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed and registered practice nurses, retired nurses and nursing students across all 13 provinces and territories.
International Council of Nurses: ICN is a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations representing more than 27 million nurses worldwide. ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all, sound health policies globally, the advancement of nursing knowledge, and the presence worldwide of a respected nursing profession and a competent and satisfied workforce.
ICN Nurse Practitioner/ Advanced Practice Network (NP/APN Network): the ICN established this network in order to facilitate communication around common professional interests. The key goal of the Network is to become an International resounce for nurses practicing in Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) roles, and interested others (e.g. policymakers, regulators and health planners.
World Health Organisation: WHO. Dedicated to the well-being of all people and guided by science, the World Health Organisation leads and champions global efforts to give everyone, everywhere an equal chance to live a healthy life.

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Mr. David Delaney

David is the newly elected Secretary. He currently works in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Limerick. David graduated from the University of Tasmania in Australia and started his career in cardiac care. From there he worked in the Intensive care units of the Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, the Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney, St. James Hospital, Dublin and University Hospital Limerick. He is currently a Clinical Skills Facilitator in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Limerick. He has previously studied a postgraduate diploma in Intensive Care Nursing with NUI Galway and is currently in his dissertation year of this Masters in Advanced Nursing Care also with NUI Galway. David will be a registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner once his MSc is complete. David also holds a position on the student subgroup of the International Council of Nurses NP/APN network.