Appendix 1 List of Submissions

Ms Aisling Ahern, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

Mr Odhran Allen, Director of Mental Health Policy, Gay and Lesbian Equality Network.

Ms Brigid Arkins, Lecturer, School of Nursing & Midwifery, University College Cork.

Ms Jill Atkinson, Midwifery Section, Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Ms Brigid Barron, Innovation & Programme Manager, Caring for Carers Ireland.

Ms Maria Barry, Assistant Director of Nursing, South Tipperary General Hospital.

Ms Orla Barry, Director, Mental Health Reform.

Ms Catherine Beatty, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychotherapy, Tallaght Adult Mental Health Centre.

Mr James Begley, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager III, West Galway Mental Health Services, University Hospital Galway.

Ms Rose Bennett, Nursing Practice Development Co-ordinator, Nursing Practice Development Unit, St. Ita’s Hospital, Portrane, Co. Dublin.

Ms Rose Bennett, Nursing Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of staff in North Dublin Mental Health Service, St. Ita’s Hospital.

Ms Rita Bourke, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Merlin Park Hospital, Galway.

Ms Kate Bree, Assistant Director of Nursing & Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Sligo General Hospital.

Ms Anne Brennan, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Dublin North Central Mental Health Services.

Ms Mary Brosnan, Director of Nursing & Midwifery, National Maternity Hospital.

Ms Mary Brosnan, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Healthcare Studies, Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Dr Gary Brown, Head of Department, Nursing & Health Studies, Institute of Technology, Tralee, on behalf of Pre-Registration Course Board Institute of Technology (Tralee), HSE South and Bon Secours Hospital Tralee.

Dr Gary Brown, Head of Department, Nursing & Health Studies, Institute of Technology, Tralee, on behalf of Local Joint Working Group, Institute of Technology Tralee, South HSE and Bon Secours Hospital Tralee.

Ms Judy Buckley, Chairperson, Irish Multiple Births Association.

Ms Geraldine Burke, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, St. Otteran’s Hospital.

Ms Emma Burns, Carrigeen, Birdhill, Co. Tipperary.

Ms Helena Butler, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Kerry General Hospital.

Ms Evelyn Byrne, University Teacher, Clinical Skills Network Ireland.

Professor Marie Carney, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Ms Margaret Carroll, Head of Midwifery and Director of Midwifery Programmes, Trinity College Dublin.

Ms Avilene Casey, Interim President of Irish Association of Directors of Nursing and Midwifery, Kilcreene Hospital.

Dr Briege Casey, Director of Teaching and Learning, Dublin City University.

Dr Briege Casey, Director of Teaching and Learning, on behalf of Dublin City University and Healthcare Partner Services.

Ms Deirdre Clarke, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 9.

Ms Silva Claudynalle, 1st Year Student Midwife Class Representative, on behalf of all 1st Year Student Midwives, School of Nursing & Midwifery, University College Cork.

Ms Carol Condon, College Lecturer and Co-Director of Undergraduate Education, on behalf of the Clinical Practice Committee of University College Cork and associated Health Care Providers, University College Cork.

Ms Caroline Conway, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of Registered General Nurses Mayo General Hospital.

Ms Anne Corcoran, Student Allocations Liaison Officer, on behalf of Allocations Liaison Officers affiliated to Higher Education Institute, Trinity College Dublin.

Mr Michael Coughlan, Head of Discipline (General Nursing), Trinity College Dublin.

Professor Imelda Coyne, Professor of Children’s Nursing, Trinity College Dublin.

Mr Matt Crehan, Assistant Director of Nursing, East Galway Mental Health Service, St. Brigid’s Hospital.

Ms Aisling Culhane, Research & Development Advisor, Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Mr Peter Cullen, Head of Standards, Research and Policy Development, Higher Education and Training Awards Council, on behalf of IUQB, HETAC, NQAI and FETAC Executives.

Mr John Joe Culloty, Councillor.

Ms Catherine Cunniffe, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of National Clinical Placement Co-ordinators Association – Mental Health Division, Mayo Mental Health Services.

Ms Caroline Dalton O’Connor, Lecturer, 74 Wyndham Downs, Ballincollig, Co. Cork.

Ms Margaret Daly, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, HSE Laois Offaly & Longford Westmeath Mental Health Services.

Ms Therese Danaher, Chairperson, Nursing Network in Intellectual Disability Ireland, Dublin City University.

Ms Dolores Dempsey-Ryan, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Connolly Hospital.

Ms Caitriona Dennehy, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, The Adelaide and Meath National Children’s Hospital.

Ms Karen Denver, Registered General Nurse/Registered Sick Children’s Nurse, HSE.

Ms Karen Denver, Clinical Placement Manager, Ballymacahara, Ashford, Co. Wicklow.

Mr Peter Donnelly, Nurse Practice Development Manager, St. John of God Hospital.

Ms Josie Doolan Ruane, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Mayo General Hospital.

Ms Louise Doyle, Lecturer/Head of Psychiatric Nursing Discipline, Psychiatric Nursing Forum, Trinity College Dublin.

Ms Mary Doyle, Midwifery Practice Development Co-ordinator, Mid-Western Regional Maternity Hospital.

Ms Mary Duff, Director of Nursing, St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Ms Aine Enright, Clinical Nurse Manager II & Registered Nurse Intellectual Disability, 14 Blackwood Drive, Ongar Chase, Dublin 15.

Dr Malachy Feely, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Mental Health Services HSE – Dublin North East, St. Brigid’s Complex, Ardee, Co. Louth.

Dr Malachy Feely, Secretary to Louth Meath Mental Health Nurse Education Policy Development Committee, Louth Meath Mental Health Services.

Dr Malachy Feely, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nursing Staff in Cavan Monaghan Mental Health Services.

Dr Malachy Feely, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nursing Staff in Louth Meath Mental Health Services.

Dr Malachy Feely, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of the 2008 Psychiatric Student Nursing Group, Mental Health Services HSE – Dublin North East.

Dr Malachy Feely, Secretary to Louth Meath Mental Health Nurse Education Policy Development Committee, on behalf of group of service users from Louth Meath Mental Health Services.

Ms Patricia Fehin, Management Committee, All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association.

Ms Aoife Field, Clinical Nurse Manager II, Daughters of Charity, Services for People with an Intellectual Disability, St. Joseph’s Centre, Clonsilla, Dublin 15.

Ms Patricia Finlay, Nurse Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Mental Health Services HSE – Dublin North East, St. Brigid’s Complex, Ardee, Co. Louth.

Ms Christina Finn, 3rd Year General Student Nurse, Rossmore, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford.

Mr Anthony Fitzpatrick, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of staff involved in Undergraduate Training in HSE West and National University of Ireland, Galway.

Mr Anthony Fitzpatrick, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of service users in West Galway Mental Health Services Acute Unit.

Dr Anne Flood, Director of Nursing & Midwifery, Letterkenny General Hospital.

Ms Caroline Flynn, Psychiatric Liaison Nurse, Sligo General Hospital.

Ms Kathleen Gaffey, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, St. Bridget’s Hospital, Ballinasloe.

Mr Paul Gallagher, Director of Nursing on behalf of nursing St. James’s Hospital.

Ms Geraldine Galvin, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Daughters of Charity Residential and Day Services, St. Vincent’s Centre.

Ms Geraldine Galvin, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nurse Practice Team, Daughters of Charity Residential and Day Services, St. Vincent’s Centre.

Ms Sile Gill, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator Midwifery, Mayo General Hospital.

Ms Marie Gilligan, Chairperson of Nurse Managers Association for Intellectual Disability, Wisdom House Services, Sligo.

Ms Michele Glacken, Head of Department of Nursing and Health Studies, St. Angela’s College, Sligo.

Ms Kathleen Griffin, Practice Development Co-ordinator, Public Health Nursing Services, on behalf of HSE Laois/Offaly & Longford/Westmeath Public Health Nursing Services.

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology (General Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, on behalf of Dundalk Institute of Technology and HSE Dublin North East (General Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, on behalf of Dundalk Institute of Technology and HSE Dublin North East (Psychiatric Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology (Psychiatric Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, on behalf of Dundalk Institute of Technology in partnership with St. John of God North East Services (Intellectual Disability Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology (Intellectual Disability Nursing).

Mr Myles Hackett, Head of Department, Midwifery and Health Studies, on behalf of Dundalk Institute of Technology and HSE Dublin North East (Midwifery Programme).

Ms Patricia Hallahan, Director of Education, Research & Training, Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services.

Ms Elaine Hanley, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

Ms Dorothy Hanly, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of a group of nurses in the South Kildare Region of Muiriosa Foundation.

Ms Catherine Harris, Kill St. Anne, Castlelyons, Co. Cork.

Mr Brian Hartnett, Hearing Voices Ireland.

Ms Susan Hawkshaw, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Beaumont Hospital.

Ms Marianne Healy, Director of Public Health Nursing/Chairperson of National Director of Public Health Nursing Forum.

Ms Caroline Hickey, Student Nurse Intern, on behalf of 4th Year Student Nurse Interns from St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Professor Agnes Higgins, Chairperson Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin.

Professor Agnes Higgins, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin.

Ms Philip Hogan, Student Nurse, on behalf of Student Nurses in Dublin City University.

Ms Siobhan Hourigan, National Breastfeeding Co-ordinator, HSE Health Promotion Services.

Ms Carmel Howley, Clinical Nurse Manager II, Galway University Hospital.

Ms Patricia Hughes, Director of Nursing & Midwifery, Coombe Women and Infant University Hospital.

Mr Richard Jackson, Pathway Co-ordinator of Intellectual Disability, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-Ordinator and Lecturer Intellectual Disability Nursing Teams, Dublin City University.

Ms Patricia Kavanagh Brown, Clinical Nurse Specialist & Registered Psychiatric Nurse, “Kylemaglush”, 79 Lovers Lane, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny.

Ms Louise Kavanagh McBride, Nurse Lecturer, Educational Facilitator & Doctoral Student, Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

Ms Jolene Keating, General Secretary, Friends of Breastfeeding.

Ms Orla Keegan, Head of Education, Research and Bereavement Services, Irish Hospice Foundation.

Ms Grainne Keena, Student Allocations Liaison Officer, Nursing Midwifery Planning Development Unit, Central Business Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Ms Mairead Keenan, Clinical Nurse Manager II, Ceim Eile Day Centre.

Mr Paul Keenan, Assistant Professor & Head of Discipline of Intellectual Disability Nursing, Trinity College Dublin.

Ms Jene Kelly, 11 Brabazon Green, Bettystown, Co. Meath.

Ms Annette Kennedy, Director of Professional Development, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

Ms Gerardine Kennedy, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Mid-Western Regional Hospital Limerick.

Dr Aidan Kenny, Assistant General Secretary, Teachers’ Union of Ireland.

Ms Hannah Kent, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Galway University Hospital.

Ms Geraldine Keohane, Director of Midwifery, Cork University Maternity Hospital.

Ms Bernadette Kerry, Regional Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinators in General and Children’s Nursing, Irish Nursing Midwifery Practice Development Association.

Ms Bernadette Kerry, Regional Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinators in Psychiatric/Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Nursing, Irish Nursing Midwifery Practice Development Association.

Ms Bernadette Kerry, Regional Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nursing & Midwifery Staff in Dublin Mid Leinster.

Mr Etain Kett, Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Dental Health Foundation.

Sr Zoe Killeen, Director of Nursing/Administrator, Daughters of Charity, St. Joseph’s Clonsilla.

Ms Aoife Kitt, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Nurse Practice Development Unit, Dublin Mid-Leinster Mental Health Services, 2nd Floor Block E, Westland Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12.

Ms Geraldine Kyle, Nurse Tutor, Centre of Nurse Education, The Adelaide & Meath National Children’s Hospital.

Ms Sinead Landy, National Midwifery Clinical Placement Co-ordinator Representative, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinator’s Association.

Ms Christina Larkin, Assistant Director of Nursing/Practice Development Co-ordinator, St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Ms Anne Lavelle, Allocations Liaison Officer, Mayo Mental Health Service & Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Ms Ruth Lernihan, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital.

Ms Ruth Lernihan, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nursing Students in South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital.

Ms Olive Long, Midwifery Practice Development Co-ordinator, Cork University Maternity Hospital.

Ms Cora Lunn, Interim Director of National Leadership and Innovation Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, on behalf of Area and Regional Directors of Nursing Midwifery Practice Development, HSE.

Ms Jennifer Lynch, Health Literacy Co-ordinator, National Adult Literacy Agency.

Ms Krysia Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, Association for the Improvements in Maternity Services in Ireland.

Ms Anne Lynott, Acting Director of Public Health Nursing, HSE Dublin West, Cherry Orchard Hospital.

Dr. Sheila MacEvilly.

Ms Lasarina Maguire, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Stewarts Care Ltd.

Ms Lynne Marsh, College Lecturer, on behalf of college lecturers on the BSc Intellectual Disability Nursing Programme, University College Cork.

Ms Lynne Marsh, College Lecturer, on behalf of 3rd Year Intellectual Disability Student Nurses and College Lecturers on Intellectual Disability Nursing Programme, University College Cork.

Ms Lynne Marsh, College Lecturer, 25 Endsleigh, Ballea Road, Carrigaline, Co. Cork.

Ms Melissa Marsh, Staff Midwife, Mount Carmel Hospital.

Ms Ingrid Masterson, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, ‘Alberta’, Ardtona Avenue, Lower Churchtown, Dublin 14.

Ms Eileen McCarthy, Student Nurse, 1st Year Mental Health Nursing Class Representative, Hill Crest, Kilbaha, Moyvane, Listowel, Co. Kerry.

Dr Geraldine McCarthy, Emeritus Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery, University College Cork.

Ms Helen McCarthy, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator & Allocations Officer, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinators’ Group, Mercy University Hospital.

Mr Sean McCloskey, Allocations Officer, on behalf of Allocations Committee (for Student Placement), University College Cork.

Ms Fiona McDaid, Clinical Nurse Manager, Emergency Nursing Interest Group/National Emergency Medicine Programme, Naas General Hospital.

Ms Colette McDonagh, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Sligo Leitrim Mental Health Service, HSE West.

Ms Anne McDonald, PHIT Project Officer & Public Health Nurse, Summerhill Health Centre, 90 Summerhill, Dublin 1.

Dr Mary McDonnell Naughton, Lecturer, Intellectual Disability Services, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Ms Martina McGuinness, Nursing Practice Development Co-ordinator, Dublin West/South West Mental Health Service, St. Loman’s Hospital.

Ms Martina McGuinness, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Interns in HSE/Trinity College Mental Health Programme.

Ms Mary McHale, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Student Nurse Allocations Group & Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and Mayo Mental Health Service.

Ms Mary McHugh, Director of Nursing and Midwifery, on behalf of Galway University Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital and National University of Ireland, Galway (General Nursing).

Ms Mary McHugh, Director of Nursing and Midwifery, on behalf of Galway University Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital and National University of Ireland, Galway (Midwifery).

Ms Margaret McKiernan, Assistant Director of Nursing, Mercy University Hospital.

Ms Carrie McLean, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinators and Clinical Placement Co-ordinators in the Adelaide and Meath National Children’s Hospital.

Ms Kathleen McMahon, Assistant Director of Nursing & Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Cavan Monaghan Hospital Group, Cavan General Hospital.

Mr Martin McMenamin, Regional Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Donegal Mental Health Services, St. Conal’s Hospital.

Dr Martin McNamara, Dean of Nursing & Head of School, University College Dublin.

Ms Mary McNasser, Registered Nurse Intellectual Disability/Clinical Nurse Manager II, Holy Family Preschool, Family and Friends Association, Sligo.

Ms Miriam McNicholas, Allocations Officer, on behalf of Allocations Officers Group, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Ms Kathy McSharry, Professional Development Co-ordinator for Practice Nurses, on behalf of HSE National Professional Development Co-ordinator Practice Nurses Group.

Ms Mary McTague, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinator Association.

Ms Emer McTiernan, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, St. Joseph’s Care Centre, Longford.

Mr Kevin Mills, Director of Nursing, Donegal Mental Health Services, Tir Connaill House, St. Conal’s Hospital, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

Mr Gerard Moore, Chair of Irish Universities Association Nursing Group, Dublin City University.

Ms Laura Jane Moore, Post Registered Childrens Student Nurse, Temple Street Children’s Hospital/Dublin City University, 52 Vanessa Lawns, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.

Ms Sinead Morrissey, Practice Development Facilitator, Nursing Homes Ireland.

Ms Ann Louise Mulhall, Acting Director of Centre for Midwifery Education, Coombe Women and Infant University Hospital.

Ms Breda Mulvihill, National Disability Unit, HSE, Limerick.

Ms Barbara Murphy, Director of Nursing, St. Patrick’s Hospital, Waterford.

Ms Helen Murphy, Staff Nurse & Acting Clinical Nurse Manager I, St. Brigid’s Ward, Newtown Road, Wexford.

Ms Janet Murphy, Advanced Midwife Practitioner, Waterford Regional Hospital, Dunmore Road, Waterford.

Ms Kathy Murphy, Professor of Nursing, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Ms Margaret Murphy, Midwifery Lecturer Practitioner, University College Cork.

Dr Pearse Murphy, Head of Department of Nursing and Health Science, Athlone Institute of Technology in partnership with HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster.

Ms Liz Nolan, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Department of Nurse Education, Children’s University Hospital Temple Street.

Ms Maureen Nolan, Director of Nursing, Midland Regional Hospital.

Ms Imelda Noone, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of North West Dublin Mental Health Services, St. Brendan’s Hospital.

Ms Imelda Noone, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Student Interns North West Dublin Mental Health Services, St. Brendan’s Hospital.

Ms Una O’Brien, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Waterford Regional Hospital.

Ms Irene O’Byrne-Maguire, Clinical Risk Advisor, State Claims Agency.

Mr Larry O’Connor, Head of Department, University of Limerick.

Ms Mary O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer, Children in Hospital Ireland.

Ms Rosaline O’Donovan, Allocations Liaison Officer Midwifery, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Co. Cork.

Ms Mary O’Dowd, Professional Development Officer, Institute of Community Health Nursing.

Ms Natalie O’Driscoll, 3rd Year BSc Student Representative, on behalf of 3rd Year Students in all Nursing Programmes, 6 Parish Fields, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Ms Anna O’Leary, Nurse & College Lecturer.

Ms Mona O’Mahony, Director of Nursing, Kildare/West Wicklow Mental Health Services, Naas General Hospital.

Ms Teresa O’Malley, Regional Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, HSE Intellectual Disability Services Sligo/Leitrim/Donegal, St. Conal’s Hospital.

Ms Niamh O’Regan, Paediatric Respiratory Nurse, National Asthma Clinical Care Programme, Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar.

Ms Maria O’Shea, College Lecturer & Branch Leader of the Integrated Children’s and General Nursing Programme, University College Cork.

Ms Deirdre O’Sullivan, Allocations Officer, on behalf of University of Limerick and Health Service Providers.

Ms Karina O’Sullivan, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinators in Daughters of Charity Services Dublin, St. Joseph’s Centre.

Ms Mary Owens, Director of Nursing, Mallow General Hospital.

Ms Lorna Peelo-Kilroe, National Management Development Co-ordinator, End of Life Care, on behalf of the National Facilitators Group for the National Practice Development Programme.

Ms Lorna Peelo-Kilroe, National Management Development Co-ordinator, End of Life Care, on behalf of Area & Regional Directors of Nursing & Midwifery Planning Development Units, HSE.

Ms Lorna Peelo-Kilroe, National Practice Development Co-ordinator, End of Life Care, HSE and Irish Hospice Foundation, Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director, Dr. Steeven’s Hospital, Dublin 8.

Ms Sharon Phelan, Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinators Association, Intellectual Disability Nursing.

Ms Margaret Philbin, Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Rotunda Hospital.

Ms Kevin Plunkett, Director of Nursing, on behalf of Mental Health Nurse Managers Ireland, St. Senan’s Hospital.

Ms Samantha Poynter, Counsellor, Addiction Service HSE, c/o Cuan Dara, Cherry Orchard Hospital, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

Ms Julie Pryce, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, St. John of God North East Services, St. Mary’s.

Ms Ailish Purcell Condon, Clinical Nurse Manager III, on behalf of Midwives at South Tipperary Hospital.

Ms Geraldine Regan, Director of Nursing, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Ms Bernadette Reid, Nurse Teacher, Waterford College of Further Education.

Ms Anne Marie Ryan, Senior Manager, Office of Dr Cate Hartigan, Assistant National Director for Disability Services, Integrated Services Directorate, HSE.

Professor Eileen Savage, Acting Head of School, on behalf of School Executive Committee of Catherine McAuley School of Nursing & Midwifery, University College Cork.

Professor Eileen Savage, Acting Head of School, on behalf of HSE Southern and School of Nursing & Midwifery University College Cork.

Ms Evelyn Smith, Assistant Director & Service Manager, Letterkenny General Hospital.

Ms Jessica Stewart, Clinical Placement Co-Ordinator, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-Ordinators and Student Allocations Liaison Officer, Mental Health Services, HSE.

Ms Sheila Sugrue, National Lead Midwife, on behalf of Midwifery in the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director, HSE.

Ms Patricia Suresh, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Louth County Hospital, Rockmarshall, Jenkinstown, Co. Dundalk.

Ms Sandra Swanton, Clinical Facilitator, COPE Foundation.

Dr John Sweeney, Senior Lecturer, on behalf of academic and Clinical Placement Co-ordinators, University College Cork.

Ms Aimee Tebay, 3rd Year Student Midwife Class Representative, on behalf of all 3rd Year Students, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork.

Mr David Timmons, Practice Development Co-ordinator, National Forensic Mental Health Service, Central Mental Hospital.

Ms Catherine Timoney, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, Wisdom Services, Cregg House, Sligo.

Mr Barry Walsh, Nurse Practice Development Co-ordinator, on behalf of Clinical Placement Co-ordinator Group, HSE South East and Mental Health Services, St. Canice’s Hospital.

Ms Irene Waters, Clinical Nurse Manager, HSE Disability Service, Aras Attracta, Co. Mayo.

Professor John Wells, Head of Department of Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology, on behalf of Department Heads in Institutes of Technology.

Professor John Wells, Head of Department of Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Ms Eileen Whelan, Director of Nursing & Midwifery Services, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

Mr Mark White, Interim Director, Nursing Midwifery Planning Development Unit, Dublin South East-South East, Kilcreene Hospital.

Ms Roisin Whiting, Chief Executive Officer, The Adelaide Hospital Society.

Ms Fiona Willis, Registerd General Nurse, Umeraboy, Knocknagree, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Ms Maggie Wood, Lecturer, Galway-Mayo Institute of Health Sciences.

Ms Mary Wynne, Chairperson – Strategic Cancer Nursing Reference Group & Interim Director Nursing and Midwifery Planning Development Dublin North East, St. Brigid’s Hospital.