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Specific programmes and portfolios of nursing and midwifery

The ONMSD is led by a director and supported by a leadership team including 7 national leads for specific portfolios.

Nursing and midwifery national leads

The nursing and midwifery national leads include leads for:

  • medicinal product prescribing
  • referral for radiological procedures
  • National Clinical Leadership Centre
  • midwifery
  • public health nursing
  • nursing and midwifery informatics
  • quality and patient safety

National lead prescribing

Clare Mac Gabhann - National Lead and HSE South, Director of Nursing and Midwifery (Prescribing)

Phone: 021 492 1210

Mobile: 087 931 7025

Related topic

Nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing

National lead referral for radiological procedures

Dr Maureen Flynn – Director of Nursing, National Lead Nurse Referral for Radiological Procedures (interim)

Phone: 01 635 2344 / 087 931 7014

Related topic

Nurse and Midwife Referral for Radiological Procedures (ONMSD)

National lead National Clinical Leadership Centre

Marie Kilduff - Interim Director, National Clinical Leadership Centre

Phone: 087 656 8104

Related topic

National Clinical Leadership Centre

National lead midwifery

Margaret Quigley - National Lead for Midwifery ONMSD

Phone: 087 798 8558

Related topic


National lead public health nursing

Grainne Ryan - National Lead for Public Health Nursing

Phone: 087 618 4972

Related topic

Public health nurses and community registered general nurses

National lead nursing and midwifery informatics

Please contact Carmel Buckley, Area Director.

Phone: 087 915 8495

National lead Quality and Patient Safety

Dr Maureen Flynn - Director of Nursing (QPS Lead) and National Clinical Programmes Liaison CDI (interim)

Phone: 01 635 2344

Mobile: 087 931 7014

Related topic

Quality improvement

Quality planning and control for nurses and midwives

Related topic

ONMSD work with the National Clinical and Integrated Care Programmes

Other programmes of work

Cancer nursing

Terry Hanan - National Cancer Control Programme, National Clinical Lead for Cancer Nursing

Phone: 01 828 7117 /087 224 8596

Related topic

Cancer Nursing

Sexual assault and forensic nursing

Margaret Quigley - National Lead for Midwifery ONMSD

Phone: 087 798 8558