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Professor Gerard Fealy


Gerard Fealy

Full Professor Of Nursing, Head Of School
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems
01 716 6461
University College Dublin, School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Systems, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4


My main areas of research are social gerontology and the nursuing prfession, with a focus on disciplinary identity, professional regulation, and history. Research grants secured as PI and co-applicant: Project title: An Evaluation of the Client-Directed Home Care Pilot Project in CHO 3; Role: Co-applicant (PI A Phelan); Period: 2017-18; Amount: €24,931; Funding source: HSE Project title: ‘Development of a workplace-based programme to promote health and self-care behaviours among working family carers'; Role: Co-applicant (PI: Attracta Lafferty); Period: 2018-22; Amount: 798,233; Funding source: HRB Project title : Knowledge exchange and dissemination; Role: PI Period : 2017-18 Amount: 31,168 Funding source : HRB Project title : Towards resilience in family caregiving Role : PI Period : 2015-18 Amount: 320,014 Funding source : HRB Project title : Development of an audit tool for the HSE home births service; Role : PI Period : 2015 Amount: 22,450 Funding source: HSE Project title : A systematic literature review of published legislation, codes of practice, standards, guidance, and judicial decisions relevant to home births; Role : PI Period : 2015 Amount : 15,277 Funding source : HSE Project title : Re-configuring rehabilitative services at the Royal Hospital Donnybrook Role : co-investigator Period : 2015 Amount : 36,814 Funding source : Royal Hospital Donnybrook Project title : Consultation and analysis for guidance projects emanating from the review of the Scope of Practice Framework, Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics and the Review of Undergraduate Programmes; Role : Co-applicant (PI M Casey); Period: 2014-16 Amount: 201,959 Funding source: NMBI Period : 2013-14 Project title : Communication and clinical handover practices in maternity services in Ireland; Role : PI Period: 2013-14 Amount: 104,074; Funding source : Health Service Executive Project title : Review of the Scope of Nursing and Midwifery Practice Framework; Role : Co-Principal investigator Funding source : Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Amount : 81,317; Period:2013-134 Project title : The Sunbeam House Project; Role : Principal investigator Funding source : Sunbeam House Services Amount : undisclosed Period: 2012-13 Project title: The National Centre for the Protection of Older People (Phase 2) Amount: 1,037,472; Funding source: Health Service Executive; Role: Principal investigator Period: 2011-14 Project title: Multisite study of the impact of global service-learning in undergraduate nursing students; Role : Co-applicant Amount: 7,022 (USD 9,842); Funding source: National League of Nursing (Nursing Education Research Grant) Project title: The National Clinical Leadership Framework Pilot Evaluation; Role: PI Period: 2011-12 Amount: 30,539; Funding source: Health Service Executive Project title: The Irish Nurses' Journal digitising project; Role PI Period 2011-12; Amount 32,305; Funding source: Irish Research Council for Humanities & Social Sciences and Irish Nurses & Midwives' Organisation Project title: The Irish Centre for Nursing & Midwifery History; Role PI Period 2009-10 Amount: 86,366; Funding source: Irish Research Council for Humanities & Social Sciences Project title: National Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Leadership Needs Analysis; Role PI Period 2009-10; Amount euro 59201; Funding source: HRB NCNM Project title: An oral history of student midwives' learning in Galway (1953-2008); Role Co-applicant (PI A Fallon); Period 2009-10; Amount 8,500; Funding source: NUI Galway Millennium Fund Minor Project Project title 'The implementation and evaluation of a patient education programme for women with progressive and recurrent breast cancer' ; Role: Collaborator (PI P Treacy); Period 2008-10; Amount 120,000; Funding source: Irish Hospice Foundation & Marie Keating Foundation Project title: National Centre for the Protection of Older People (Phase 1); Role: Collaborator (PI P Treacy); Period 2008-11; Amount:1,037,472; Funding source: HSE Project title: The Adelaide Hospital School: A Commemorative History; Role: PI; Period 2008-9; Amount undisclosed; Funding source: Adelaide Hospital Society Project title: Enhancing quality of life for older people in receipt of palliative care and older people in continuing care facilities; Role: First Co-applicant (PI P Treacy); Period 2006-09 Amount euro 110,000 Funding source: UCD Strategic & Major Initiatives Fund Project title: Older people and attendance at the hospital emergency department: an investigation into their health care needs and other factors related to emergency department attendance; Role Co-applicant (PI P Treacy); Period 2006-09; Amount eurp 120,000; Funding source: Health Research Board and Health Service Executive Project title: The DHEI Evaluation of Shared Clinical Assessment Tools; Role: First co applicant (PI T O'Connor); Period 2006-07; Amount 2,000; Funding source: Health Service Executive (HSE) Project title: An examination of the rationale for and impact of maintaining the five points of entry to the Register of Nurses Role Co-PI and project manager (Co-PI M Carney & P Treacy) Period 2002-04 Amount euro 100,000 Funding source: An Bord Altranais Project title: Loneliness and social isolation among older Irish people; Role: Co-applicant (PI P Treacy); Period 2002-4; Amount: 70,000; Funding source: National Council on Ageing & Older People (NCAOP)


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The Irish Nurses' Journal Digitising Project
Irish Research Council
1 Jan 2010
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