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Ms. Margarita Corry

Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)

I am an experienced clinical nurse having practiced nursing in a variety of clinical settings ranging from care of the older person, medical, surgical and neuromedical/surgical nursing in the UK, USA and Ireland. Since 1996 I have been practising as a nurse teacher/lecturer. I have many years of experience of supervising research projects on both postgraduate and undergraduate programmes, across a variety of topics including advanced nursing practice, acute and chronic care. I have a keen interest in the area of complex intervention development and testing along with the advancement of research at patient level.
  Clinical learning environment in nursing   computer-assisted language learning   INFECTION CONTROL   Nursing   OLDER PERSONS   STRESS   STRESS MANAGEMENT
 A study evaluating group facilitation as a method of supporting students undertaking a literature review.
 An evaluation of the benefits of reflective practice as part of the curriculum for Postgraduate Diploma nursing students
 A qualitative study evaluating the benefits of reflective practice in a nursing programme.
 A Survey On Nurses Experience Of Stress In A Reforming Health Care System
 A qualitative study on the experiences of patients and significant others of Overcrowding in Accident and Emergency.

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Details Date From Date To
An Bord Altranais 1990 current
European Academy of Nursing Science 2012 current
Corry M, Neenan K, Smith V., The development and use of a structured instrument for assessing the quality of complex interventions , Abstracts of the 26th Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago, ChileCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Abstracts of the 26th Cochrane Colloquium, Santiago, Chile, 2019, 1, (Suppl 1), 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Brady V. Hynes G. May P. Lombard-Vance R. and Corry M., , Findings of an Evaluation of the Introduction of Schwartz Rounds in Ireland , Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2020 (THEconf2020), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin , 4th March 2020, 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Corry, M. Porter, S. Mckenna, H., The redundancy of positivism as a paradigm for nursing, Nursing Philosophy, 20, (1), 2019, p1-10 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Corry, M. Neenan, K. Brabyn, S. Sheaf, G. Smith, V., Telephone interventions, delivered by healthcare professionals for providing education and psychosocial support for informal caregivers of adults with diagnosed illnesses, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (5), 2019, pDOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012533 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
BRADY, V. May, P. Lombard-Vance, R. Hynes G. and Corry M. , Evaluation of the Introduction of Schwartz Rounds in Ireland, Health Services Executive, Dublin, Ireland., Health Services Executive, 2019, p1 - 183, Report, PUBLISHED  URL  URL
BRADY V, Corry M and Flynn M,, Schwartz Rounds: facilitating staff conversations in the Irish healthcare system., Blog for the Point of Care Foundation,, October, 2019, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
BRADY, V Corry M. and Hynes G. , Schwartz Rounds - the Journey to Date in Ireland., Inaugural Schwartz Rounds Conference. Fostering Compassion and Connection, Dublin Castle, Dublin , 20th February 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Corry, M., Smith, V., Neenan, K., Brabyn, S., Telephone interventions, delivered by healthcare professionals, for educating and psychosocially supporting informal caregivers of adults with diagnosed illnesses , 12th Annual Cochrane Ireland Conference Cochrane and challenges to evidence based healthcare , NUI Galway , 26th May 2017, 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED
McDaid, F. Neenan, K. Corry, M., Safety in the ED: Guidance on patients' families and carers presence in Emergency DepartmentsFiona McDaid:, 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, November 4th and 5th, 2015, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Corry, M, An exploratory randomised trial of a nurse-led telephone support intervention for people who support people with multiple sclerosis (The MNTISS trial) , Emerging Scholars Forum, Laurence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, Canada, October 26-27 2015, 2015, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

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Brady, V. May, P. Lombard-Vance, R. Hynes, G. and Corry, M, Creating Connections: Schwartz Rounds in the Irish context, All Ireland Schwartz Rounds and QI Conference 2020, Dublin Castle, 18th February 2020 , 2020, Poster, PRESENTED
Margarita Corry, 'Complex Interventions', , 2014, -, Digital research resource production, PUBLISHED
Corry, M., Advancing Care, World of Irish Nursing, 22, (3), 2014, p30-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
On Guard Against Influenza :World of Irish Nursing, 14, 9, (2006), 29 - 31p, Whelan, J. and Corry, M. , [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED
Corry, M. and Whelan, J , Understanding S.Pneumoniae, World of Irish Nursing September, 14, (8), 2006, p55 - 56, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Corry, M, Why there are not enough nurses to go around?, World of Irish Nursing, 6, (6), 1998, p10 - 11, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Research Incentive Grant from TCD - 5,000 Euro 2005
Research Funding from Health and Safety Authority - 21,000Euro 2006
Learning Innovation Project CAPSL 2005
Health Research Board Research Training Fellowship April 2011
HRB cochrane training fellowship award September 2015
Honorarium to present on PhD work at the Laurence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, Canada 2015
HRB Cochrane Fellowship Award
Adeliade Meath Foundation Caroline Sharkey Scholarship
Evidence Synthesis Ireland Fellowship Feb. 2020
Areas methodological expertise include: Complex intervention development Pilot and feasibility studies Randomised controlled trials Survey research design Areas of topic expertise/interest include: Caregiver research, including caregiver burden, quality of life, preparedness to care. Telephone interventions Neurological nursing in particular Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, meningitis. Nursing practice: in particular clinical skills. Infection control; Care of older persons; Stress and stress management.