Research Profile

Elaine Walsh

Biography

Elaine Walsh is  a General Practitioner (GP) in clinical practice in Cork city and a lecturer in the Department of General Practice in University College Cork since 2014. She is a graduate of  UCC and the South East GP training scheme. She holds a degree in Pharmacology. She is currently completing a PhD exploring the issue of medication error at the interface of primary and secondary care. Medical education is an additional research interest.

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Patient Held Active Record of Medication StatusIndustry04-JAN-1531-DEC-15€5,729.00
Career Support GrantIrish Funded Research Non Exchequer12-MAY-1611-MAY-20€44,911.00

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2018)'The PHARMS (Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status) feasibility study: a research proposal'
Walsh E;Sahm LJ;Kearney PM;Smithson H;Kerins DM;Ngwa C;Fitzgerald C;Mc Carthy S;Connolly E;Dalton K;Byrne D;Carey M;Bradley C; (2018) 'The PHARMS (Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status) feasibility study: a research proposal'. BMC Research Notes, 11 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Teaching Prescribing: Just What the Doctor Ordered? A Thematic Analysis of the Views of Newly Qualified Doctors'
Hansen, Christina R.; Walsh, Elaine K.; Bradley, Colin P.; Sahm, Laura J. (2017) 'Teaching Prescribing: Just What the Doctor Ordered? A Thematic Analysis of the Views of Newly Qualified Doctors'. Pharmacy, 5 (2) [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2017)'Thyroid Hormone Therapy for Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism'
Stott DJ1, Rodondi N1, Kearney PM1, Ford I1, Westendorp RG1, Mooijaart SP1, Sattar N1, Aubert CE1, Aujesky D1, Bauer DC1, Baumgartner C1, Blum MR1, Browne JP1, Byrne S1, Collet TH1, Dekkers OM1, den Elzen WP1, Du Puy RS1, Ellis G1, Feller M1, Floriani C1, Hendry K1, Hurley C1, Jukema JW1, Kean S1, Kelly M1, Krebs D1, Langhorne P1, McCarthy G1, McCarthy V1, McConnachie A1, McDade M1, Messow M1, O'Flynn A1, O'Riordan D1, Poortvliet RK1, Quinn TJ1, Russell A1, Sinnott C1, Smit JW1, Van Dorland HA1, Walsh KA1, Walsh EK1, Watt T1, Wilson R1, Gussekloo J1; TRUST Study Group. (2017) 'Thyroid Hormone Therapy for Older Adults with Subclinical Hypothyroidism'. The New England Journal of Medicine,   [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Prescribing error at hospital discharge: a retrospective review of medication information in an Irish hospital'
Michaelson M;Walsh E;Bradley CP;McCague P;Owens R;Sahm LJ; (2017) 'Prescribing error at hospital discharge: a retrospective review of medication information in an Irish hospital'. Irish Journal of Medicine, 186 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Medication Reviews by a Clinical Pharmacist at an Irish University Teaching Hospital'
Kearney A;Halleran C;Walsh E;Byrne D;Haugh J;Sahm LJ; (2017) 'Medication Reviews by a Clinical Pharmacist at an Irish University Teaching Hospital'. Pharmacy (Basel, Switzerland), 5 (4) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Developing and piloting a resource for training assessors in use of the Mini-CEX (mini clinical evaluation exercise)'
Walsh E;Foley T;Sinnott C;Boyle S;Smithson WH; (2017) 'Developing and piloting a resource for training assessors in use of the Mini-CEX (mini clinical evaluation exercise)'. Education For Primary Care : An Official Publication Of The Association Of Course Organisers, National Association Of Gp Tutors, World Organisation Of Family Doctors, 28 (4) [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (UK & Ireland) Conference 2015 Imperial Hotel London January 23rd 2015 One for All and All for One - Different Perspectives in Medicines Optimisation'
(2015) 'Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (UK & Ireland) Conference 2015 Imperial Hotel London January 23rd 2015 One for All and All for One - Different Perspectives in Medicines Optimisation'. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Training the assessors: A Mini-CEX workshop for GPs who assess undergraduate medical students'
Foley T;Walsh E;Sweeney C;James M;Maher B;O'Flynn S; (2015) 'Training the assessors: A Mini-CEX workshop for GPs who assess undergraduate medical students'. Education For Primary Care : An Official Publication Of The Association Of Course Organisers, National Association Of Gp Tutors, World Organisation Of Family Doctors, 26 (6) [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Take ten minutes: a dedicated ten minute medication review reduces polypharmacy in the elderly'
Walsh EK;Cussen K; (2010) 'Take ten minutes: a dedicated ten minute medication review reduces polypharmacy in the elderly'. Irish medical journal, 103 (8) [Details]

Published Letters

 YearPublication
(2004)Re: Gestational diabetes. What happens post-partum?.
Walsh E; (2004) Re: Gestational diabetes. What happens post-partum?. Published Letters [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Irish College of General Practitioners Professional body/

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Medical management review group for nurse prescribing in the community Medical mentor/
National antibiotic prescribing guidelines review committee Review and updating of guidelines/
Project advisory committee PhD supervision/

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2002UCC MB Bch BAOMedicine
2008ICGP Diploma of TherapeuticsPrescribing
2008ICGP MICGPGeneral Practice
2015UCC Postgraduate certificate in teaching and learningEducation
2007RCSI Diploma of Child HealthPaediatrics
2000UCC BScHonsPharmPharmacology

Research Information

Internal Collaborators

 NameInstituteCountry
School of Epidemiology and Public Health
School of Pharmacy

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Department of General Practice

Cleachtadh Ginearálta

Room 2.41, T12 XF62

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