Irish healthcare award winners

Twenty Irish health providers were honoured when they received awards at The Irish Healthcare  Awards 2014 which were held in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin.

The judges were Prof. Cathal J. Kelly, Chief Executive, RCSI, Mr. Ian Carter, National Director of Acute Hospitals HSE, Dr. Amanda Phelan, Head of Older Persons Nursing, National Centre for the Protection of Older People UCD, Mr. Robin Webster, Chief Executive Age Action, Ms. Marian Quinn, CEO, Childhood Development Initiative, Tallaght, Mr. Michael Dempsey, former Chairperson, FAS, Dr. Sean Higgins, GP, Irish Primary Care Research Network, Dr. Susan O’Reilly, Director, National Cancer Control Programme, Ms. Catherine Guy, Managing Partner ByrneWallace, Ms. Aileen Hogan, Director, Hogan Solutions Ltd., Mr. Tim Magee, Managing Director TM2 Architecture, Ms. Elizabeth Adams, Adjunct Associate Professor, Director of Professional Development, Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation, Prof. Walter Cullen, Professor of General Practice, University of Limerick, Mr. Paul Hallam, Associate Director, PM Group, Mr. Michael Scanlan, Chair, Tallaght Hospital Board and Dr. Jim Browne, President NUI, Galway.

The event was organised by The Commercial Media Group (CMG) Dublin.

The following were the award winners:

Public Hospital of the Year Award – Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda
MC Marty Whelan, Ian Carter, HSE National Director of Acute Hospitals, Dr. Subhasish Sengupta, Consultant Physician/Gastroenterologist, Ms. Mari Gavin, Ms Caitríona Crowley, Mr. J.P. McGrath, Consultant Surgeon, Prof Dominic O Brannagáin, Clinical Director Louth Meath Hospital Group,, Ms. Sinead Lardner, Mr. Seamus Woods, Mr Muyiwa Aremu, Consultant Surgeon, Ms. Caroline Keegan, Ms. Siobhan Lines, Ms. Mairead Martin, Ms. Karen Westby and, Ms. Karen Harmon
MC Marty Whelan, Ian Carter, HSE National Director of Acute Hospitals, Dr. Subhasish Sengupta, Consultant Physician/Gastroenterologist, Ms. Mari Gavin, Ms Caitríona Crowley, Mr. J.P. McGrath, Consultant Surgeon, Prof Dominic O Brannagáin, Clinical Director Louth Meath Hospital Group, Ms. Sinead Lardner, Mr. Seamus Woods, Mr Muyiwa Aremu, Consultant Surgeon, Ms. Caroline Keegan, Ms. Siobhan Lines, Ms. Mairead Martin, Ms. Karen Westby and, Ms. Karen Harmon.

 

Private Hospital of the Year – Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Mr. Seanan O’Rourke, Mary Reidy, Kathleen Jordan, Mary Nagle, Donna Roche, Breda Doyle, Dr. George Philip and Mr. O.J. Francis, Partially hidden from view Dr. William Dibb and MC Marty Whelan
Mr. Seanan O’Rourke, Mary Reidy, Kathleen Jordan, Mary Nagle, Donna Roche, Breda Doyle, Dr. George Philip and Mr. O.J. Francis, Partially hidden from view Dr. William Dibb and MC Marty Whelan.
  Primary Care Centre of the Year – Ballymun Primary Care Centre and youngballymun
Marie Hickey, Carmel Byrne, Sheila Jones, Sarah McGlinn and Prof Angeles Cerezo.
Marie Hickey, Carmel Byrne, Sheila Jones, Sarah McGlinn and Prof Angeles Cerezo.

 

General Hospital Department Initiative of the Year – Louth Meath Endoscopy Service
Dr. James Browne, Chair, National Children's Hospital, JP McGrath, Subhasish Sengupta, Noreen Flannelly-Kinsella, Yvonne O'Connor, Siobhan Lines, Dr. Doiminic Ó Brannagáin, Muyiwa Aremu. . representing Louth Meath Hospital Group, and MC Marty Whelan.
Dr. James Browne, Chair, National Children’s Hospital, JP McGrath, Subhasish Sengupta, Noreen Flannelly-Kinsella, Yvonne O’Connor, Siobhan Lines, Dr. Doiminic Ó Brannagáin, Muyiwa Aremu and MC Marty Whelan.

 

Community Care Services – Department Initiative of the Year – Alpha One Foundation – National Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Screening Programme
Paul Hallam, Judge, Dr. Tomás Carroll, Patricia Ryan and Marty Whelan, MC
Paul Hallam, Judge, Dr. Tomás Carroll, Patricia Ryan and Marty Whelan, MC.

 

 Rehabilitation Centre of the Year – Arbour House – Drug & Alcohol Services
Elizabeth Adams, David Lane, Dr. Aidan Horan and Dr. Declan O’Brien with MC Marty Whelan.
Elizabeth Adams, David Lane, Dr. Aidan Horan and Dr. Declan O’Brien with MC Marty Whelan.

 

Mental Health Centre of the Year – Birr Community Mental Health Centre
Rosalie Kavanagh, Geraldine Goode, Margaret Standish, Veronica Flannery,Yvonne Guinan and Marty Whelan MC
Rosalie Kavanagh, Geraldine Goode, Margaret Standish, Veronica Flannery,Yvonne Guinan and Marty Whelan MC.
 Building Project of Year – – Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services
Ms. Sandra Nelson, Ms Andrea Mulligan, Mr Denis Cronin, CEO, Mr. Derek Tallant, Prof. Mary McCarron, TCD, Mr. Dan Lenihan, Chairperson of Fundraising Board of RESPECT; Sr. Goretti Butler, Provincial of Daughters of Charity, Ms. Pamela Dunne, and Sr. Mary O Toole.
Ms. Sandra Nelson, Ms Andrea Mulligan, Mr Denis Cronin, CEO, Mr. Derek Tallant, Prof. Mary McCarron, TCD, Mr. Dan Lenihan, Chairperson of Fundraising Board of RESPECT; Sr. Goretti Butler, Provincial of Daughters of Charity, Ms. Pamela Dunne, and Sr. Mary O Toole.
Large/Teaching Hospital, Department Initiative of the Year Performance Improvement Projects — The Emergency Department , Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda
Dr. James Browne, Chair, National Children’s Hospital, Doiminic Ó Brannagáin, Mari Gavin, Caitriona Crowley, Sinead Lardner, Seamus Woods , representing Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, and MC Marty Whelan.
Dr. James Browne, Chair, National Children’s Hospital, Prof. Doiminic Ó Brannagáin, Mari Gavin, Caitriona Crowley, Sinead Lardner, Seamus Woods  and MC Marty Whelan.
GP Practice of the Year – Carlton Clinic
Dr. John McManus, Sylvia Manus and MC Marty Whelan.
Dr. John McManus, Sylvia Manus and MC Marty Whelan.
Clinical Team of the Year – Castleisland Primary Care Centre – Community Registered General Nurses
Mary O’Rourke, Rosarie Quilter, Sheila Horan,Pauline O’Callaghan, Helen Galvin, Anne O’Sullivan Kenny, Rosemary O’Callaghan, Helen Walsh and Marty Whelan MC
Mary O’Rourke, Rosarie Quilter, Sheila Horan,Pauline O’Callaghan, Helen Galvin, Anne O’Sullivan Kenny, Rosemary O’Callaghan, Helen Walsh and Marty Whelan MC.
Healthcare Person of the Year – Dr. Kathleen McLoughlin
Dr. Kathleen McLoughlin, National End-of-Life Audit and Review Co-ordinator, Irish Hospice Foundation
Dr. Kathleen McLoughlin, National End-of-Life Audit and Review Co-ordinator, Irish Hospice Foundation.
Research Team of the Year – Cork Mental Health Services – Endeavour dialectical behaviour therapy project
Dr. Amanda Phelan, Awards Judge, Louise Dunne, Daniel Flynn, Catalina Suarez, Dr. Mary Kells, Dr. Mary Joyce, Prof. Ella Arensman, Eileen Williamson and Marty Whelan MC.
Dr. Amanda Phelan, Awards Judge, Louise Dunne, Daniel Flynn, Catalina Suarez, Dr. Mary Kells, Dr. Mary Joyce, Prof. Ella Arensman, Eileen Williamson and Marty Whelan MC.
Specialist Care Centre of the Year – Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services
Dr. Susan O Reilly, one of the Judges, Ms Andrea Mulligan, Prof. Mary McCarron, Mr Michael De Suin, Mr Denis Cronin, CEO, Sr. Goretti Butler, Provincial of Daughters of Charity, Ms. Sandra Nelson, Mr. Derek Tallant, Mr. Dan Lenihan, Chairperson of Fundraising Board of RESPECT, Sr. Mary O Toole, and Ms. Pamela Dunne.
Dr. Susan O Reilly, one of the Judges, Ms Andrea Mulligan, Prof. Mary McCarron, Mr Michael De Suin, Mr Denis Cronin, CEO, Sr. Goretti Butler, Provincial of Daughters of Charity, Ms. Sandra Nelson, Mr. Derek Tallant, Mr. Dan Lenihan, Chairperson of Fundraising Board of RESPECT, Sr. Mary O Toole, and Ms. Pamela Dunne.
 Homecare Provider of the Year – Kilkenny Home Base Treatment Team
Robin Webster, Awards judge, Anne McDonald, Yvonne Doheny, Luciana Souza and Mary Kelly.
Robin Webster, Awards judge, Anne McDonald, Yvonne Doheny, Luciana Souza and Mary Kelly.

 

Outstanding Achievement Award –Online Vote was awarded to LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
Andrew Paul, Anna Brown, Kerry McLaverty, Ann Booth, Regina Dolan, Dr. Joanne Balfe, Thomas Dawson, Philomena Dunne and Dr. Julie Ling from Lauralynn’s Children Hospice, pictured with MC Martdy Whelan
Andrew Paul, Anna Brown, Kerry McLaverty, Ann Booth, Regina Dolan, Dr. Joanne Balfe, Thomas Dawson, Philomena Dunne and Dr. Julie Ling from Lauralynn’s Children Hospice, pictured with MC Martdy Whelan.
The General Healthcare Centre Award – Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
Cormac Sheehan, Yvonne Finn Orde, one of the judges and Marian Quinn - CEO, Childhood Development Initiative Tallaght
Cormac Sheehan, Yvonne Finn Orde, one of the judges and Marian Quinn – CEO, Childhood Development Initiative Tallaght.

 

Daycare Centre of the Year – Riada House Day Care Centre
Aileen Hogan. Elaine Claffey, Carmel Doheny, Kate Hiney Mary Mitchell and Marty Whelan - MC
Aileen Hogan. Elaine Claffey, Carmel Doheny, Kate Hiney Mary Mitchell and Marty Whelan – MC.

 

Older Persons Care Services – Department Initiative Of The Year (Focus on Dementia) – Bebhinn Unit, Phoenix Park Community Nursing Unit
Arlen Adanza, Iwona Kolinska, Dolores Bond, Orla French, Ana Reynolds and Rosemary Reynolds.
Arlen Adanza, Iwona Kolinska, Dolores Bond, Orla French, Ana Reynolds, Rosemary Reynolds and Mary Whelan MC.
Maternity Hospital of the Year -The National Maternity Hospital, Dublin
Elizabeth Adams, Mary Jacob, Dr. Mary Higgins, Mary Brosnan, Dr. Rhona Mahony, Geraldine McGuire, Mary Coffey, Marie Slevin, Máire Tarpey.
Elizabeth Adams, Mary Jacob, Dr. Mary Higgins, Mary Brosnan, Dr. Rhona Mahony, Geraldine McGuire, Mary Coffey, Marie Slevin, Máire Tarpey and Marty Whelan MC.