The Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the AUDGPI / ICGP Annual Scientific Meeting took place on February 28th and March 1st 2019 in Dublin. Dr Elaine Walsh, GP and lecturer in the Department of General Practice at UCC was awarded both the James McCormick Prize of the best research presentation and the AUDGPI bursary for the best presentation overall.
Dr. Elaine Walsh is a GP and lecturer in the Department of General Practice. She was recently awarded a PhD for her work surrounding the issue of medication error at the interface of primary and secondary care supervised by Dr Laura Sahm in the School of Pharmacy, Professor Patricia Kearney in the School of Public Health and Professor Colin Bradley in the Department of General Practice. She has developed a novel patient held medication record in collaboration with a commercial provider of GP software. Initial feasibility testing has demonstrated that this device has potential to reduce medication error.Read more