New research from Marsha Tracey at ESPRIT: 'People with diabetes urged to participate in national retinal screening programme'

New research from Marsha Tracey at ESPRIT: 'People with diabetes urged to participate in national retinal screening programme'

  • 14 Nov 2016

Ahead of World Diabetes Day on 14 November figures from a Health Research Board-funded study by ESPRIT researcher, Marsha Tracey, suggest that between 2004 and 2013, on average two people per month went blind from diabetic retinopathy.

 

 

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"Do or Diabetes" ESPRIT host plenary session at NHSRI Research Day

  • 10 Nov 2016

This year's annual College of Medicine and Health Research Day in UCC was organised by the National Health Services Research Institute (NHSRI) within the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

The "Do or Diabetes: Evidence to Support Prevention Implementation and Translation" session was chaired by Professor Patricia Kearney. Professor Sarah Wilde, Professor of Epidemiology at the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, gave an interesting and insightful keynote on "Improving outcomes of diabetes: The Scottish approach".

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ESPRIT research shared at Diabetes in Primary Care Conference

ESPRIT research shared at Diabetes in Primary Care Conference

  • 21 Sep 2016

The 9th Annual Collaborative Diabetes in Primary Care Conference took place in Cork. The conference was jointly hosted by DiGP, Department of General Practice at UCC, HSE and IPNA. All health care professionals were welcomed to Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork.

Members of the ESPRIT team were present on the day to disseminate research findings and to inform those interested about the ongoing diabetes research, in particular that related to primary care.

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ESPRIT represented at the Society for Social Medicine Conference 2016!

ESPRIT represented at the Society for Social Medicine Conference 2016!

  • 16 Sep 2016

ESPRIT team members, Ms Caragh Flannery, Ms Fiona Riordan and Ms Kate O' Neill, presented at the Society for Social Medicine 60th Annual Scientific Meeting in the University of York, which took place from September 14th - 16th.

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HRB Research Leaders Networking

HRB Research Leaders Networking

  • 30 Jun 2016

Professor Patricia Kearney, HRB Research Leader, and members of the ESPRIT research team attended a productive networking meeting in NUIG.

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Dr Sheena McHugh to Deliver Upcoming Seminar at NUI Galway

Dr Sheena McHugh to Deliver Upcoming Seminar at NUI Galway

  • 14 Jan 2016

On May 12th , SPHeRE Programme Scholar Dr Sheena McHugh will give a seminar as part of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group 2016 seminar series.

 

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Diabetes in General Practice Conference 2015

Diabetes in General Practice Conference 2015

  • 18 Nov 2015

The ESPRIT team were in attendance at the 8th annual Diabetes in General Practice (DIGP) conference, Diabetes in Primary Care: Team Work Will Make the Dream Work.

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HRB Summer Studentships 2015

HRB Summer Studentships 2015

  • 01 Oct 2015

Marion Murphy, 4th year medical student, and Seán Whelan, 3rd year medical student, were recently awarded Summer Studentships from the Health Research Board to work on projects as part of the ESPIRIT research group.

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ESPRIT Attendance at the Society for Social Medicine 2015

ESPRIT Attendance at the Society for Social Medicine 2015

  • 30 Sep 2015

The ESPIRIT research team were well represented at the recent Society for Social Medicine annual scientific meeting held in University College Dublin this year.

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Dr Sheena McHugh Attends Cambridge Diabetes Seminar 2015

Dr Sheena McHugh Attends Cambridge Diabetes Seminar 2015

  • 16 Sep 2015

In August this year, Dr Sheena McHugh was selected to attend the prestigious Cambridge Diabetes Seminar (CDS) organised by the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge.

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ESPRIT Hosts Realist Evaluation Seminar

ESPRIT Hosts Realist Evaluation Seminar

  • 18 May 2015

In April 2015, the ESPIRIT research group hosted a seminar on the realist approach to evaluation research.

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Midland Structured Diabetes Care Programme Audit Report Launched at the ICGP

Midland Structured Diabetes Care Programme Audit Report Launched at the ICGP

  • 10 Jul 2017

Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, officially launched the 2016 Audit Report of the Midland Diabetes Structured Care Programme (MDSCP) on July 10th at the Irish College of General Practitioners. The report was prepared in collaboration with researchers from ESPRIT, Ms Fiona Riordan, Dr Sheena McHugh and Professor Patricia Kearney.

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