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Dr. Gobnait Byrne

Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)

I joined the School in 2005. I have extensive nursing experience in Ireland, UK and Australia. I lecture on health promotion at undergraduate and postgraduate level. My research interests include health promotion, health of marginalised groups including migrants, cardiovascular health, community nursing and critical care outreach. My doctoral research investigated the health and use of health of services by Polish migrants living in Ireland. I am currently the Director of Trinity Centre for Practice Health Care Innovation.
  Acute care nursing   Cardiac rehabilitation   Cardiology Nursing   Cardiothoracic surgery   Community Nursing   Critical Care   Culture and health   Epidemiology   Health attitudes and behaviour   Health Communication   Health Promotion   Health psychology   Health status and inequalities   Identification and quantification of health care needs   Minorities and Disadvantaged   Patterns of health   Preventative nursing   Primary care   Provision and utilisation of health care needs   Public health   Smoking Behavior   Sociological influences on health
 Learning from the effect of the COVID 19 Pandemic on the role and function of Public Health Nurses and Community Registered General Nurses: impacts, experiences and recommendations
 Person-centredness in Healthcare Curricula
 Exploring attendance by individuals from Ethnic and Migrant Groups at outpatient departments in an acute hospital setting
 Registered General Nurses'self-assessed needs in relation to supporting individuals with mental health problems in the acute care setting
 Research Collaboration with CHO 7 PHN Services

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Details Date From Date To
Member of the Sigma Theta Tatu International Nursing Organisation 2004 to date
Association for Health Promotion Ireland 2005 to date
Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association 2005 to date
Reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Nursing 2006 to date
Reviewer for Journal of Nursing & Healthcare of Chronic Illness 2008 to date
Byrne, G., Ennis, S., Barnes, A. M., Morrison, P., Connors, S. & Quirke, M.B. , Triggers and Interventions of Patients Who Require Medical Emergency Team Reviews: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Single Versus Multiple Reviews, Critical Care Nurse , 41, (4), 2021, pe1 - e10, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Vaughan, G., Prizeman, G., Eustace Cook, J. & Byrne, G. , The use of mHealth Apps by Nurses in the Management of Chronic Wounds: a scoping review protocol, JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19, (10), 2021, p2783 - 2789, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Byrne G., Keogh B. and Daly L., Self-management support for older adults with chronic illness - the implications for nursing practice., British Journal of Nursing, 2021, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
O'Connors, S., Byrne, G., , O'Sullivan, K.Prendergast,M, Brady, A-M , Critical care outreach support at night- a safety net , Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, , online Dublin , March 2021, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
O'Connor Power, F., Beatty, S., Howlin, C., O'Sullivan, K., Prizeman, G., O'Riordan, N., O'Connell, L., Dunne, N., Byrne, G. (2021)., Oncology patients perceptions of the oncology nursing service delivered by a Community Intervention Team., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, , Dublin, Ireland, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Narramoe, S. & Byrne, G. , A qualitative systematic review on patients with rheumatoid arthritis perceptions of their body image, highlighting implications for clinical practice by the rheumatology advanced nurse practitioner, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, , Dublin, Ireland, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Byrne G, O' Brien F, Mooney M, Prizeman G and Nash M, Registered general nurses- self reported educational needs on caring for patients with mental illness, TCD Health and Education Conference, Online, March 2021, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Byrne, G. Murphy, F. Eustace -Cook,J. Mooney,M. O'Brien,F. O'Donnell, S. Corry, M. Lynch, A.M., Neenan,K. & McKee. G. , The prevalence of tobacco smoking among European migrants residing in EU 15 countries: a quantitative systematic review protocol, JBI Evidence Synthesis, 18, (12), 2020, p2647 - 2657, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Byrne, G., Quirke, M., Ennis, S., Connors, S., Morrison, P. & Barnes, A-M, Multiple reviews by a Medical Emergency Team during one admission, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2019): , Dublin, , 6th & 7th March 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Daly L., Byrne G.& Keogh B., Contemporary considerations relating to health promotion and older people, British Journal of Nursing, 28, (21), 2019, p1414 - 1419, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL

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Byrne G., Nash M., Mooney M.O' Brien F. & Prizeman G. , General Nurses' self-assessed educational needs regarding caring for patients with mental health problems in the acute care setting. A report for the Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit, Ireland. , Dublin, January , 2020, p1 - 93, Report, PUBLISHED
Gobnait Byrne, Polish Migrants in Ireland- Visiting Private Ethnic Healthcare providers in Ireland & travelling to Poland for heathcare, UK Central and Eastern European health research forum 2019',, Manchester , 21/2/2019, 2019, Culture and International Mental Health Research Group, University of Manchester, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Brady, A-M., Prendergast, M., Quirke, M.B., Byrne, G., Lynch, A., Ennis, S., Bhangu, J., Walker, C. & Bailey, L. , Organisational Supports for Clinical Decision Making Out-of-hours in Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, September , 2016, Report, PUBLISHED
Byrne, G., Macgregor, C., Brady, A-M., Horan, P., Griffiths, C. & Begley, C. , Effective tool for managing the workload. , Journal of Community Nursing , Jan/ Feb, , 2004, 7 - 8, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Begley, C., Brady, A-M. Byrne, Macgregor, C., G, Griffiths, C.& Horan, P. , A Study of the Role and Workload of the Public Health Nurse in the Galway Community Care Area, Dublin, Trinity College:, 2004, Report, PUBLISHED
Malone, A-M., Murphy, F. & Byrne, G. , Nurse Education within the Third-Level Sector. OECD Submission Review of Higher Education , OECD website, OECD, 2004, Report, PUBLISHED
Slí na Sláinte. Irish Health Promoting Hospitals Network National Conference, Promoting Physical Activity in a Hospital, 2000, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED
Slí International Irish Heart Foundation, Health Promoting Hospital Concept & Slí na Sláinte, 2000, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED


Health Promotion; Cardiology Nursing; Critical Care, Community Nursing, Public Health, Health Education, Migration. I have completed the Johanna Briggs training programme on Systematic Reviews.