Research Profile

Margaret Bermingham

Biography

Research Interests

Heart failure 
Pharmaceutical care 
Cardiovascular prevention 
Medication adherence 
Appropriate prescribing 
Disease management programmes

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2018)'Knowledge of Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and the Pharmacovigilance of Biological Medicines: A Survey of Healthcare Professionals in Ireland'
O'Callaghan J;Griffin BT;Morris JM;Bermingham M; (2018) 'Knowledge of Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and the Pharmacovigilance of Biological Medicines: A Survey of Healthcare Professionals in Ireland'. BioDrugs : clinical immunotherapeutics, biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy, [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2018)'A tool for assessment of heart failure prescribing quality: A systematic review and meta-analysis'
El Hadidi, Seif; Darweesh, Ebtissam; Byrne, Stephen; Bermingham, Margaret (2018) 'A tool for assessment of heart failure prescribing quality: A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 0 (0)   [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2018)'Regulation of biosimilar medicines and current perspectives on interchangeability and policy'
O’Callaghan, J. and Barry, S.P. and Bermingham, M. and Morris, J.M. and Griffin, B.T. (2018) 'Regulation of biosimilar medicines and current perspectives on interchangeability and policy'. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology,   [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Assessing awareness and attitudes of healthcare professionals on the use of biosimilar medicines: A survey of physicians and pharmacists in Ireland'
O’Callaghan J, Bermingham M, Leonard M, Hallinan F, Morris JM, Moore U, Griffin BT. (2017) 'Assessing awareness and attitudes of healthcare professionals on the use of biosimilar medicines: A survey of physicians and pharmacists in Ireland'. Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP, [Details]
(2017)'Intrauterine insemination - No more Mr. N.I.C.E. guy?'
Geisler ME; Ledwidge M; Bermingham M; McAuliffe M; McMenamin MB; Waterstone J. (2017) 'Intrauterine insemination - No more Mr. N.I.C.E. guy?'. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, (210):342-347 [Details]
(2016)'Regulatory Science Ireland: Bridging the information gap on biosimilar medicines'
O'Callaghan, Joan; Barry, Sean; Moore, Una; Bermingham, Margaret; Morris, J. Michael; Hallinan, Frank; Griffin, Brendan T (2016) 'Regulatory Science Ireland: Bridging the information gap on biosimilar medicines'. Gabi Journal, 5 (4):168-170 [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2015)'Cost-effectiveness of natriuretic peptide-based screening and collaborative care: a report from the STOP-HF (St Vincent's Screening TO Prevent Heart Failure) study'
Ledwidge, MT,O'Connell, E,Gallagher, J,Tilson, L,James, S,Voon, V,Bermingham, M,Tallon, E,Watson, C,O'Hanlon, R,Barry, M,McDonald, K (2015) 'Cost-effectiveness of natriuretic peptide-based screening and collaborative care: a report from the STOP-HF (St Vincent's Screening TO Prevent Heart Failure) study'. European Journal of Heart Failure, 17 :672-679 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Aspirin Use in Heart Failure Is Low-Dose Therapy Associated With Mortality and Morbidity Benefits in a Large Community Population?'
Bermingham, M,Shanahan, MK,O'Connell, E,Dawkins, I,Miwa, S,O'Hanlon, R,Gilmer, J,McDonald, K,Ledwidge, M (2014) 'Aspirin Use in Heart Failure Is Low-Dose Therapy Associated With Mortality and Morbidity Benefits in a Large Community Population?'. Circulation-Heart Failure, 7 :243-250 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'The St Vincent’s Potentially Inappropriate Medicines Study: development of a disease-specific consensus list and its evaluation in ambulatory heart failure care'
Bermingham M; Ryder M; Travers B; Edwards N; Lalor L; Kelly D; Gallagher J; O’Hanlon R; McDonald K; Ledwidge M. (2014) 'The St Vincent’s Potentially Inappropriate Medicines Study: development of a disease-specific consensus list and its evaluation in ambulatory heart failure care'. European Journal of Heart Failure, 18 (8):915-922 [Details]
(2013)'Natriuretic peptide-based screening and collaborative care for heart failure: the STOP-HF randomized trial'
Ledwidge M, Gallagher J, Conlon C, Tallon E, O'Connell E, Dawkins I, Watson C, O'Hanlon R,Bermingham M, Patle A, Badabhagni MR, Murtagh G, Voon V, Tilson L, Barry M, McDonald L, Maurer B, McDonald K. (2013) 'Natriuretic peptide-based screening and collaborative care for heart failure: the STOP-HF randomized trial'. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 310 (1):66-74 [Details]
(2011)'Prospective Analysis of LDL-C Goal Achievement and Self-Reported Medication Adherence Among Statin Users in Primary Care'
Bermingham, M,Hayden, J,Dawkins, I,Miwa, S,Gibson, D,McDonald, K,Ledwidge, M (2011) 'Prospective Analysis of LDL-C Goal Achievement and Self-Reported Medication Adherence Among Statin Users in Primary Care'. Clinical Therapeutics, 33 :1180-1189 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Are beta2-agonists responsible for increased mortality in heart failure?'
Bermingham, M;O'Callaghan, E;Dawkins, I;Miwa, S;Samsudin, S;McDonald, K;Ledwidge, M (2011) 'Are beta2-agonists responsible for increased mortality in heart failure?'. European Journal of Heart Failure, 13 :885-891 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Prospective Analysis of LDL-C Goal Achievement and Self-Reported Medication Adherence Among Statin Users in Primary Care'
Bermingham, M;Hayden, J;Dawkins, I;Miwa, S;Gibson, D;McDonald, K;Ledwidge, M (2011) 'Prospective Analysis of LDL-C Goal Achievement and Self-Reported Medication Adherence Among Statin Users in Primary Care'. Clinical Therapeutics, 33 :1180-1189 [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Member16-MAY-12 / 31-DEC-18
Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland Member17-DEC-07 / 31-DEC-18

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2017)European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Congress,
S O’Leary; M Griffin; J O’Neill; C Blaine; G Ryan; M Bermingham; (2017) Achievement of optimal medication doses during the heart failure titration process. [Poster Presentation], European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Congress, Paris, France . [Details]
(2017)National Patient Safety Office Conference,
Murphy M, O’Connor S, Hobbert D, Griffin S, Bermingham M, Healy J. (2017) An observational cohort study of the potential impact of a Clinical Pharmacist in an inpatient medical ward in an acute hospital. [Poster Presentation], National Patient Safety Office Conference, Dublin Castle . [Details]
(2017)National Patient Safety Office Conference,
O’Connor S, Bermingham M, Hobbert D, Donegan N, Brady O, Herlihy E, Griffin S, Healy J. (2017) An investigation into the impact of a ward based pharmacy technician on medication management in an acute medical inpatient ward. [Poster Presentation], National Patient Safety Office Conference, Dublin Castle . [Details]
(2017)Irish Nephrology Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
O’Callaghan J; Bermingham M; Leonard M; Hallinan F; Morris MJ; Moore U; Griffin BT. (2017) Assessing awareness and attitudes of healthcare professionals on the use of biosimilar medicines: A survey of physicians and pharmacists in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Irish Nephrology Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin , 01-MAR-17. [Details]
(2017)European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Congress,
S El Hadidi; D ’Sullivan; D O’Mahony; E Darweesh; S Byrne; M Bermingham (2017) Guideline-led prescribing among heart failure patients in the long-term care setting. [Poster Presentation], European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Congress, Paris, France . [Details]
(2017)European Association of Hospital Pharmacists,
Mullen R, Carr B, Bermingham M (2017) A clinical pharmacist's interventions in surgical patients in a large urban teaching hospital: a clinical and cost analysis. [Poster Presentation], European Association of Hospital Pharmacists, Cannes, France , 23-MAR-17 - 23-MAR-17. [Details]
(2017)Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management,
El Hadidi S, Darweesh E, Byrne S, Bermingham M. (2017) The Guideline Adherence Index as an objective evaluator of appropriate prescribing in heart failure: a meta-analysis. [Poster Presentation], Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management, London . [Details]
(2014)Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
Bermingham M, O’Hanlon R, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2014) Medication Adherence in Heart Failure: Is Self-report as Reliable as Objective Measures and Is There a Clinical Impact?. [Oral Presentation], Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Athlone, Ireland . [Details]
(2017)Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management Conference 2017,
Leen A, Walsh K, O’Sullivan D, Byrne S, Bermingham M (2017) Use of anti-psychotic agents in Irish long term care residents with dementia. [Oral Presentation], Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management Conference 2017, London, UK . [Details]
(2016)38th All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Conference,
El Hadidi S; Byrne B; Bermingham M. (2016) Appropriate prescribing in heart failure in Ireland and Egypt. [Oral Presentation], 38th All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 01-MAR-16 - 01-MAR-16. [Details]
(2016)PebbleDash,
O'Leary E; Murphy K; Bermingham M; Keating JJ; Smithson H; O'Connor C; Higgs B. (2016) Using PebblePad to facilitate healthcare students' transition to professional practice. [Other], PebbleDash, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom , 01-SEP-16 - 01-SEP-16. [Details]
(2016)Pharmacy Education Conference, Manchester,
O’Leary, E.M.; Keating, J.J.; Bermingham, M; Murphy, K.D.; Burke, C.; Smithson, H; O’Connor, C.; O’Connell, E.; Higgs, B. (2016) Preparing Students for Professional Practice: Integrating the CPD requirement of Professional Pharmacists into our Curriculum. [Poster Presentation], Pharmacy Education Conference, Manchester, Manchester University . [Details]
(2016)Hospital Pharmacist Association of Ireland Conference,
Radwan J; Byrne S; Lynch D; Shorten A; Barry P; Bermingham M. (2016) An audit of Electronic Discharge Prescribing at Cork University Hospital. [Poster Presentation], Hospital Pharmacist Association of Ireland Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 01-APR-16 - 01-APR-16. [Details]
(2016)Irish Gerontological Society Annual and Scientific Meeting,
O'Regan AM; Mackay N; O'Connor M; Bermingham M. (2016) Impact of a bespoke medication management system on medication safety in an Irish Nursing Home. [Poster Presentation], Irish Gerontological Society Annual and Scientific Meeting, Killarney, Ireland , 01-SEP-16 - 01-SEP-16. [Details]
(2015)3rd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine,
Geisler M; Ledwidge M; Barry O; Bhageerutty M; O'Regan P; O'Donnell M; Morrison E; Bermingham M; McAuliffe M; Waterstone J. (2015) Intrauterine insemination - no more Mr NICE guy?. [Other], 3rd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine, Dublin, Ireland , 01-MAY-15 - 01-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015)All Ireland Pharmacy Conference,
Bermingham M, Travers B, Lalor L, Edwards, N, Kelly D, O’Hanlon R, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2015) Medication adherence in heart failure: prevalence and clinical relevance of non-adherence identified by structured patient self-report and medication possession ratio. [Oral Presentation], All Ireland Pharmacy Conference, Dundalk, Ireland . [Details]
(2014)Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
Voon V, Watson C, Glezeva N, Waterhouse D, Bermingham M, Wang J, O’ Hanlon R, Gilmer J, Baugh J, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2014) The Role of Doxycycline in Asymptomatic Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. [Oral Presentation], Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Athlone, Ireland . [Details]
(2014)European Heart Failure Congress,
Bermingham M, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2014) Medication adherence: is a patient self-report questionnaire as effective as objective measures of adherence and what is the clinical impact in heart failure?. [Oral Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Athens, Greece . [Details]
(2014)European Heart Failure Congress,
Ledwidge M, Tilson L, Gallagher J, Bermingham M, Tallon E, O'Connell E, Watson C, O'Hanlon R, Barry M, McDonald K. (2014) The impact of natriuretic peptide-based screening and collaborative care on healthcare costs: an analysis of the STOP-HF study. [Oral Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Athens, Greece . [Details]
(2014)European Heart Failure Congress,
Voon V; Watson C; Glezeva N; Bermingham M; Wang J; O'Hanlon R; Baugh J; McDonald K; Gilmer J; Ledwidge M. (2014) Doxycycline attenuates matrix metaloproteinase release from inflammatory cells in vitro and in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular diastolic dysfunction. [Poster Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Athens, Greece . [Details]
(2013)Late Breaking Clinical Trials, American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2013,
McDonald KM, Ledwidge MT, Gallagher JJ, Conlon C, Tallon E, O'Connell E, Dawkins I, O'Hanlon R, Bermingham M, Patle A, Badabhagni M, Voon V. (2013) The St Vincent’s Screening To Prevent Heart Failure Study: Impact of Natriuretic Peptide Guided Screening and Treatment on Long-Term Prevalence of Left Ventricular Dysfunction, Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Events. [Oral Presentation], Late Breaking Clinical Trials, American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2013, San Fransisco, United States . [Details]
(2012)All Ireland Pharmacy Conference,
Bermingham M, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2012) The St Vincent's Potentially Inappropriate Medicinces Study: development of a disease-specific consensus list and its evaluation in ambulatory heart failure care. [Oral Presentation], All Ireland Pharmacy Conference, Dundalk, Ireland . [Details]
(2012)European Heart Failure Congress,
Bermingham M, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2012) Red-light drugs: using the Delphi method to reach consensus on inappropriate medicines in heart failure. [Poster Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Belgrade, Serbia . [Details]
(2011)European Heart Failure Congress,
Bermingham M, Shanahan MK, Miwa S, Dawkins I, O’Hanlon R, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2011) Is aspirin use associated with mortality risk in heart failure? Results from a large community based cohort. [Poster Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Gothenberg, Sweden . [Details]
(2011)European Society of Cardiology Congress,
Bermingham M, Shanahan MK, Miwa S, Dawkins I, O’Hanlon R, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2011) Is there a mortality risk associated with aspirin use in heart failure? Results from a large community based cohort. [Oral Presentation], European Society of Cardiology Congress, Paris, France . [Details]
(2010)Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
Bermingham M, O’Callaghan E, Dawkins I, Miwa S, Samsudin S, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2010) An investigation of the clinical impact of beta2-agonist use in heart failure. [Oral Presentation], Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Sligo, Ireland . [Details]
(2010)European Society of Cardiology Congress,
Bermingham M, O’Callaghan E, Dawkins I, Miwa S, Samsudin S, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2010) Is there a mortality risk among heart failure patients taking beta-2 agonists?. [Oral Presentation], European Society of Cardiology Congress, Stockholm, Sweden . [Details]
(2010)European Heart Failure Congress,
Bermingham M, O’Callaghan E, Dawkins I, Miwa S, Samsudin S, McDonald K, Ledwidge M. (2010) Is there a mortality risk amongst heart failure patients with use of inhaled beta-2-agonists?. [Oral Presentation], European Heart Failure Congress, Berlin, Germany . [Details]
(2009)Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
Bermingham M, Hayden J, Miwa S, Dawkins I, Gibson D, McDonald, K, Ledwidge M. (2009) Adherence and achievement of LDL-Cholesterol therapeutic goals in an asymptomatic population with cardiovascular risk factors on long-term statin therapy. [Poster Presentation], Irish Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Killarney, Ireland . [Details]

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

PF1011 Pharmacy Practice I
PF2014 Pharmacy Practice II
PF3010 Cardiovascular, Renal and the Eye Systems
PF3011 Professional Practice III
PF3012 Respiratory, Musculoskeletal and Dermatology Systems
PF4002 Clinical Pharmacy II Part 1
PF4003 Clinical Pharmacy II Part 2
PF4004 Pharmacy Project 
PF5011 Drug Action and Prescribing 
PF6008 Research Dissertation in Clinical Pharmacy
PF6009 Pharmacotherapy 1
 
                 

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2019Pharmacy Practice I PF1011Pharmacy Practice I
2019Organisation and Management Skills PF4010Organisation and Management Skills
2019Pharmacotheapy I: Renal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Disorders PF6009Pharmacotheapy I: Renal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Disorders

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