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Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD)

The ONMSD works to strategically lead and support nurses and midwives to deliver safe, high-quality, person-centred care. Our aim is to help people who use the health service to improve their quality of life and wellbeing.

The ONMSD is one of the departments within the Office of the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO).

HSE services and information

ONMSD About Us

Find information on ONMSD Strategic Plan 2023-2025, Orgainisational Structure and contact details for our staff

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for nurses and midwives

CPD options for nurses and midwives and how to apply for educational funding or sponsorship schemes

Careers in nursing and midwifery

How to manage your career as a nurse or midwife, whatever stage you are at.

Advanced and specialist practice for nurses and midwives

Information about posts for advanced and specialist practice nurses and how to establish them.

Service improvement and innovation in nursing and midwifery

Innovative nursing and midwifery service improvement projects and information on how to get support for your idea.

Quality nursing and midwifery care

Programmes of work that embed safety and quality in person-centred nursing and midwifery care.

News and blogs

ONMSD Strategic Plan 2023 2025
News – 06 October 2022

The ONMSD Strategic Plan 2023 – 2025 sets out a clear high-level direction for the next 3 years in relation to the how we will continue to strategically lead Nurses and Midwives to deliver quality, safe, person-centred care.

ONMSD Blog eHealth Ireland
News - 10 December 2021

The ONMSD is delighted to present the findings from an evaluation of the experience of healthcare professionals and patients/clients of video enabled care

Introduction to the Spark Innovation Programme
News – November 2022

The Spark Innovation Programme seeks to support, promote and recognise innovation amongst healthcare staff within the HSE.