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Pearl Treacy

Pensioners-Salaries

Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166458
Email: pearl.treacy@ucd.ie

Biography

Biography

Academic/Professional Qualifications
• PhD (Lond), MSc (Econ) (Lond), BA Hons (Lond), RGN.
Professor Margaret  (Pearl) Treacy is School Head of Research and Innovation, UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and the inaugural Professor of Nursing at UCD. Formerly Head of School, she has played a key leadership role in developing nursing and midwifery education within the higher education sector in Ireland.


Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2009.
Title: Adjunit Professor - University of Technology, Sydney
Year: 2005.
Title: Visiting Professor- WA Centre for Palliative Care and Cancer Research, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
Year: 2005.
Title: Member Sigma Theta Tau Leader, University of Pennsylvania Chapter

Associations

Association: National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery (Ministerial Appointment representing National University of Ireland), Function/Role: Member
Association: The Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Mac Neela P., Scott P.A., Treacy M.P. and Hyde A.; (2005) 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making. [Other], 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, San Francisco, USA , 10-JAN-05.
Mac Neela P., Scott P.A., Treacy M.P. and Hyde A.; (2005) 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgement and Decision Making. [Other], 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgement and Decision Making, Toronto, Canada , 11-JAN-05.
Byrne, A. et al; (2005) 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD School of Nursing. [Other], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD School of Nursing, Dublin , 11-DEC-05.
Morris R., Scott P.A. Treacy P. MacNeela P. Hyde A. ; (2005) An investigation into the core elements of Irish Mental Health Nursing Care using consensus methodology. [Other], IX Encuentro de Investigacion en Enfermeria, 9th International Nursing Research Conference, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Spain, Madrid, Spain , 23-NOV-05 - 26-NOV-05.
Hyde, A., Treacy, M.P., Scott, A., MacNeela, P., Butler, M.M., Drennan, J., Irving, K. & Byrne, A.; (2005) Making Nursing Visible: Challenges in Revealing Psychosocial Aspects of Care in Nursing Documentation. [Oral Presentation], IX Encuentro de Investigacion en Enfermeria, 9th International Nursing Research Conference, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Spain, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain , 23-NOV-05 - 26-NOV-05.
Hayes E., Corbally M., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A. ; (2006) Children's Nursing in Ireland: Contribution of Children's Nurses to caring for children within Irish hospitals. [Other], RCSI 25th Annual International Research Conference, Dublin , 01-FEB-06.
Henry P., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A., Morris R., Clinton G., Corbally M., Butler M., Drennan J., Irving K., Byrne A. ; (2006) Developing a data dictionary for the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set. [Other], 4th Biennial Conference of NANDA, NIC & NOC Alliance, Philadelphia, USA , 15-MAR-06 - 18-MAR-06.
Byrne A., Drennan J, Treacy P., Scott P.A., MacNeela P. Hyde A., Butler M., Irving K., Morris R., Henry P., Clinton G. ; (2006) The Development of the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set: Findings of the Pilot Study. [Other], 4th Biennial Conference of NANDA, NIC & NOC Alliance, Philadelphia, USA , 15-MAR-06 - 18-MAR-06.
Henry P, Mac Neela P, Scott A, Pearl Treacy, Hyde A, Morris R, Clinton G, Irving K, Butler M, Byrne A. ; (2006) Developing a data dictionary for the Irish Nursing Minimum Dataset. [Other], 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, Seoul, South Korea , 11-JUN-06 - 13-JUN-06.
Clinton, G. et al; (2006) 4th International Evidence-Based Nursing Pre-conference and 17th Annual Nursing Congress, Sigma Theta Tau. [Other], 4th International Evidence-Based Nursing Pre-conference and 17th Annual Nursing Congress, Sigma Theta Tau, Montreal, Canada , 01-JUL-06.
Butler, M.M., Treacy, M., Scott, A., Hyde, A., MacNeela, P., Drennan, J., Irving, K., Byrne, A., Corbally, M., Henry, P., Morris, R., Clinton, G., Sheerin, F. & Coughlan, B.; (2005) Developing a Nursing Minimum Data Set for Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Dublin Health Informatics Society of Ireland, Dublin , 16-NOV-05.
Treacy, M.P.; (2005) Developing Nursing Education - The Irish Experience. [Oral Presentation], 2nd International Congress on Innovation in Nursing, Fremantle, Western Australia , 08-NOV-05 - 11-NOV-05.
Butler, M.M., Treacy, M., Byrne, A., Drennan, J., Fealy, G., Frazer, K. & Irving, K.; (2005) Effective Interventions to Reduce Loneliness in Older People in Ireland: The Views of providers and Planners. [Oral Presentation], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery Studies - University of Dublin, Trinity College , 03-NOV-05 - 04-NOV-05.
Drennan, J., Treacy, M.P., Butler, M., Byrne, A., Fealy, G., Frazer, K. & Irving, K.; (2005) Loneliness and Social Isolation Among Older Irish People. [Oral Presentation], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery Studies - University of Dublin, Trinity College , 03-NOV-05 - 04-NOV-05.
Butler, M.M., Treacy, M.P., Scott, A.P., Hyde, A., MacNeela, P., Drennan, J., Irving, K. & Byrne, A.; (2005) The Nurse as the Vital Link in Patient Care: Exploring General Nurses' Views of their Contribution to Patient Care. [Oral Presentation], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery Studies - University of Dublin, Trinity College , 03-NOV-05 - 04-NOV-05.
Lehwaldt, D., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., MacNeela, P., Irving, K., Clinton, G., O'Brien, J.., Sheerin, F. ; (2007) Findings of a Mixed Method Study of Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing. [Other], International Nursing Research Conference 30th April ' 4th May 2007,, Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland , 30-APR-07 - 04-MAY-07.
MacNeela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., Hyde, A., Byrne, A., O'Brien, J., Drennan, J., Morris, R., Matthews, A., ; (2007) Establishing the Inter Rater Reliability and the Construct Validity of the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for Mental Health Nursing. [Other], International Nursing Research Conference, Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland , 30-APR-07 - 04-MAY-07.
Corbally, M., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., MacNeela, P.; (2007) What mental health nurses say they do ' findings from a qualitative study. [Other], International Nursing Research Conference, Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland , 30-APR-07 - 04-MAY-07.
Henry, P., Scott, A., MacNeela, P., Treacy, P., Hyde, A., Clinton, G, Morris, R., Irving, K., Corbally, M.,Lehwaldt, D., Byrne, A., Butler, M., Drennan, J. ; (2007) The INMDS Nursing information Tool ' A proof of concept. [Other], 6th European Conference ACENDIO, Amsterdam , 19-APR-07 - 21-APR-07.
MacNeela, P., O'Brien, J, Matthews, A., Scott, P.A, Treacy, M.P., Hyde, Drennan, J., A., Byrne, A.S., Morris, R. ; (2007) The Validation of Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for General and Mental Health Nursing in Ireland. [Other], 6th European conference. ACENDIO, Amsterdam , 19-APR-07 - 21-APR-07.
Byrne, A., Treacy, M.P., Scott, P.A., Hyde, A. ,MacNeela, P., Drennan, J., O'Brien, J., Butler, M., Morris, R. ; (2006) The validity and reliability of the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for General Nurses'. [Other], 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD, TCD , 08-NOV-06 - 10-NOV-06.
Clinton G., Lehwaldt, D,Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., MacNeela, P., Hyde, A.,Irving, ; (2006) Testing case studies for use in nurse education and Cresearch on clinical judgement and decision making. [Other], 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD, TCD , 08-NOV-06 - 10-NOV-06.
Clinton G., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A., Morris R., Corbally M., Butler M., Drennan J., Irving K., Byrne A. ; (2006) Developing a Data Dictionary for the Irish Minimum Data Set that authentically reflects the nursing contribution to patient care. [Other], 4th International Evidence-Based Nursing Preconference and 17th International Nursing Congress, Sigma Theta Tau, Canada , 19-JUL-06 - 22-JUL-06.
Morris R., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A., Corbally M., Henry P., Clinton G., Walsh-Daneshmandi A., Butler M., Drennan J., Irving K., Byrne A. ; (2005) Using Delphi methodology to investigate what Irish Mental Health nurses consider to be the core elements of their nursing practice. [Other], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD , 02-NOV-05 - 04-NOV-05.
Byrne A., Drennan J., Treacy P., Scott P.A., MacNeela P. Hyde A., Butler M., Irving K., Morris R., Corbally M., Henry P., Clinton G. ; (2005) The Use of the Delphi Technique in the Development of a Nursing Minimum Dataset for General Nursing. [Other], 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, TCD , 02-NOV-05 - 04-NOV-05.
Mac Neela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., & Hyde, A. ; (2005) Mental health nursing assessment: Process and context. [Other], 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgement and Decision Making, Toronto , 11-NOV-05 - 14-NOV-05.
Mac Neela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., & Hyde, A; (2005) The judgement and decision making performance in practice tool: Idiographic assessment to support critical reflection on practice. [Other], 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, San Francisco , 01-OCT-05.
Butler MM, Treacy MP, Scott P.A., Hyde A., MacNeela P., Byrne A., Drennan J., Irving K., Henry P., Morris R., Clinton G. ; (2005) Identifying Nursing-Sensitive Outcome Indicators for a Nursing Minimum Dataset in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Singapore Ministry of Health, Singapore , 20-JUL-05 - 21-JUL-05.
Corbally, M., Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., MacNeela, P. Hyde, A., Hanrahan, M.; (2004) Mental Health nurse's records: Overview of an analysis. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], RCN March 2004, Cambridge , 01-MAR-04.
Irving, K., Treacy, P., Scott, P.A., Hyde, A., MacNeela, P., Butler, M., Drennan, J., Byrne, A., Henry, P., Corbally, M., Morris, R. ; (2004) Documentation Practices ' Nursing Minimum Dataset in the Irish Context. Conference Paper. [Other], NNN 2004, Chicago , 01-JAN-04.
Irving, K., Treacy, P., Scott, P.A., Hyde, A., MacNeela, P., Butler, M., Drennan, J., Byrne, A., Henry, P., Corbally, M., Morris, R.; (2004) Content Analysis of Irish Nurses documentation. Conference Paper. [Other], RSCI Spring 2004, Ireland , 01-JAN-04.
Butler, M, Treacy,M.P., Scott, A., Hyde, A., Drennan, J., Irving, K, MacNeela, P; (2003) Nursing decision making: general nurses' conceptualisations of the nursing contribution to patient care. Conferene paper. [Other], TCD 2003, Dublin , 01-JAN-03.
McGovern, S., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., MacNeela, P., Hyde, A., Hanrahan, M., Butler, MM, Irving K., Drennan, J., Slattery, L.,; (2003) Conceptualisations of Mental Health Nursing: Exploratory Study. Conference paper. [Other], TCD 2003, Dublin , 01-JAN-03.
Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P. Hyde A., Morris R., Byrne A; (2005) Consensus Building on the Work of Mental Health Nurses in Ireland: Developing a Nursing Minimum Dataset for Irish Mental Health Nursing. [Other], Conference Presentations, Sigma Theta Thau, July 2005, * , 01-JUL-05.
Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P. Hyde A., Morris R., Byrne A; (2005) Patient problems, nursing interventions and outcomes in mental health nursing: findings of a Delphi survey. [Other], Conference Presentations, Sigma Theta Thau, July 2005, * , 01-JUL-05.
Hayes E., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A., Henry P., Morris R., Corbally M., Clinton G., Irving K., Butler M., Byrne A., Drennan J. ; (2005) Health Research Board Funded Program of Research in Nursing Decision Making Phase 1 Study: Development of an Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set. [Other], Mental Health Nurse Managers Ireland Conference, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal , 20-MAY-05 - 22-MAY-05.
Clinton G., Corbally M., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A., Henry P., Morris R., Irving K., Butler M., Byrne A., Drennan J. ; (2005) Creating an Irish minimum data set for mental health nursing - making the invisible visible. [Other], ICN ' May 2005, * , 01-MAY-05.
Morris R., MacNeela P., Scott P.A., Treacy P., Hyde A., Henry P., Corbally M., Irving K., Butler M., Drennan J. ; (2005) Proposing a new model of nursing workload. [Other], ICN May 2005, * , 01-MAY-05.
Drennan J., Byrne A., Treacy P., Scott P.A., Hyde A., MacNeela P., Irving K., Butler M., Morris R., Corbally M., Henry P. ; (2005) The Development of a Nursing Minimum Data Set In Ireland: The use of the Delphi Technique with General Nurses. [Other], ACENDIO, April 2005, Paris , 01-APR-05.
MacNeela P., Scott P.A., Treacy P., Hyde A., Morris R. ; (2005) Talking Psychologically: Mental Health Nurses' use of psychology in describing problems, interventions and outcomes - Conference Paper. [Other], ACENDIO April 2005, Paris , 01-APR-05.
Henry P, Clinton G., MacNeela P. Scott P.A. Treacy P. Hyde A., Corbally M., Walsh-Daneshmandi A, Morris R, Butler M., Drennan J., Byrne A., Irving, K. ; (2005) The Irish Minimum Dataset: Towards a Framework. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], ACENDIO April 2005, Paris , 01-APR-05.
Corbally M., Scott P.A., Treacy P., MacNeela P., Hyde A. ; (2005) Making the invisible visible ' exploring mental health nurses' conceptualisations of mental health nursing practice. [Other], RCSI ' February 2005, * , 01-FEB-05.
Walsh-Daneshmandi, A., Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., MacNeela, P., Hyde, A., Henry, P., Corbally, M., Morris, R., Irving, K., Butler, M., Drennan, J., Byrne, A., ; (2004) Mental Health Nurses' contribution to patient care in Ireland. [Other], 8th Nursing Conference November 2004, Sevilla , 17-NOV-04 - 20-NOV-04.
Morris, R., MacNeela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., Hyde, A., ; (2004) What do we mean by a nurses work? Rethinking the conceptualisation of nursing workload. [Other], Conference Paper TCD November 2004, TCD , 01-NOV-04.
Butler, MM., Treacy, P., Scott, A., Byrne, A., Drennan, J., Irving, K., MacNeela, P.,; (2004) Oncology nurses' interventions and contribution to patient care: an exploration of nurses' perceptions and recordings. [Other], Conference Paper CAPO March 2004, Toronto , 01-MAR-04.
Butler, MM., Treacy, M.P., Scott, A., Drennan, J., Hyde, A., Irving, K., MacNeela, P; (2004) General Nurses: Conceptualisations of the Nursing Contribution to Patient Care. [Other], WENR, Lisbon , 05-OCT-04 - 08-OCT-04.
Henry, P., Irving, K., Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., MacNeela, P., Hyde, A., Corbally, M., Morris, R.,Butler, M., Byrne, A., Drennan, J., ; (2004) Irish Nursing Minimum Dataset: A combination of mental health and general data. [Other], HISI November 2004, * , 10-NOV-04 - 11-NOV-04.
Treacy P., Butler M, Scott P.A, Hyde A, MacNeela P, Drennan J, Irving K, Byrne A.; (2005) Capturing the General Nursing Contribution to Care: Developing a Nursing Minimum Data Set. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], 2nd International Congress on Innovations in Nursing, Freemantle W. Australia , 01-DEC-05.

Committees

Committee : CLS Graduate School Board
Committee : CLS Research and Innovation Committee
Committee : University Committee for Academic Appointments, Tenure and Promotions
Committee : Sub-committee for Advanced Nursing Practice (ANP) Accreditation
Committee : Education and Research Committee, Our Lady¿s Hospice, Dublin
Committee : National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery
Committee : Advanced Nursing Practitioner Committee (NCPDNM)
Committee : Education sub-committee (NCPDNM)
Committee : HSE Breastfeeding Strategy Implementation Monitoring Committee
 

Education

Year 1975 Institution:
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 1987 Institution:
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1968 Institution:
Qualification: RGN Subject:
Year 1979 Institution:
Qualification: MSc Subject:
       

Other Activities

Editorial Board Membership of International Journal of Nursing Practice 01/01/1999 -
Editorial Board Membership of Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 01/01/2000 -

Publications

Books

Treacy, M. & Hyde, A. (eds); (1999) Nursing Research: Design and Practice. UCD Press: Dublin. [Details]
Cleary, A. & Treacy, M. (eds); (1997) The Sociology of Health & Illness in Ireland. UCD Press: Dublin. [Details]

Book Chapters

Treacy M.P.; (2005) 'Invisible Nursing' In: Fealy, G.M (eds). Care to Remember: Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland. Cork: Mercier Press. [Details]
Hyde, A. & Treacy, M. ; (1999) 'Nurse Education in the Republic of Ireland: Negotiating A New Educational Space' In: A. Ryan & B. Connolly (eds). Women in Education in Ireland. NUI Maynooth: Adult Education Centre. [Details]
Treacy, M. & Hyde, A. ; (1999) 'Contextualising Irish Nursing Research' In: M. Treacy & A. Hyde (eds). Nursing Research: Design and Practice. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
Treacy, M. & Collins, R. ; (1999) 'Nurses' Understanding of Health Promotion ' a qualitative study' In: M. Treacy & A. Hyde (eds). Nursing Research: Design and Practice. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
Hyde, A. & Treacy, M. ; (1999) 'Ethical Issues in Research' In: M. Treacy & A. Hyde (eds). Nursing Research: Design and Practice. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
Cleary, A. & Treacy, M; (1997) 'Introduction' In: The Sociology of Health & Illness in Ireland. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
Treacy M. ; (1989) 'Gender Prescription in Nursing' In: J.Randell & L. Hardy (eds). Recent Advances in Nursing: Issues in Women¿s Health. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. [Details]
Treacy, M. ; (1987) 'Some Aspects of the Hidden Curriculum of General Nurse Training' In: J. Allen & M.Jolley (eds). Curriculum Development in Nursing Education. London: Chapman & Hall. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Butler MM, Meehan TC, Kemple M, Drennan J, Treacy M, Johnson M.; (2009) 'Identifying research priorities for midwifery in Ireland'. Midwifery, 25 (5):576-587. [DOI] [Details]
Sheerin F, Fealy GM, Carney M, Drennan J, Treacy M, Burke J, O'Connell D, Howley B, Clancy A, McHugh A, Patton D, ; (2009) 'Models of initial training and pathways to registration: a selective review of policy in professional regulation'. Journal of nursing management, 17 (6):730-738. [DOI] [Details]
Drennan J, Meehan T, Kemple M, Butler M, Johnson M, Treacy M, ; (2007) 'Nursing research priorities for Ireland'. Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau, 39 (4):298-305. [DOI] [Details]
Drennan J, Treacy M, Butler M, Byrne A, Fealy G, Frazer K, Irving K; (2008) 'The experience of social and emotional loneliness of older people in Ireland'. Ageing and Society, 28 :1113-1132. [Details]
Morris R, MacNeela P, Scott A, Treacy P[M], Hyde A, O'Brien J, Lehwaldt D, Byrne A, Drennan J.; (2008) 'Ambiguities and conflicting results: the limitations of the kappa statistic in establishing the interrater reliability of the Irish nursing minimum data set for mental health: a discussion paper'. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 45 (4):645-647. [Details]
Butler M, Drennan J, Meehan T, Kemple M, Johnson M, Treacy M, ; (2007) 'Nursing research priorities for Ireland'. Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau, 4 (NA):298-305. [DOI] [Details]
Morris, R., Macneela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., Hyde, A., O'Brien, J., Lehwaldt, D., Byrne, A., Drennan, J.; (2007) 'Ambiguities and conflicting results: The limitations of the kappa statistic in establishing the interrater reliability of the Irish nursing minimum data set for mental health: A discussion paper'. International Journal of Nursing Studies, . [Details]
MacNeela, P., Scott, Anne P., Treacy, M.Pearl, Hyde, A.; (2007) 'Lost in Translation, or the True Text: Mental Health Nursing Representations of Psychology'. Qualitative Health Research, 17 (4):501-509. [Details]
Morris, R., MacNeela, P., Scott, A., Treacy, Pearl, Hyde, Abbey.; (2007) 'Reconsidering the conceptualization of nursing workload: literature review'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57 (5):463-471. [Details]
Treacy, M.P., Hyde, A., Whitaker, T., Boland, J., Santos Abaunza, P., Stewart-Knox, B. ; (2007) 'Children Talking: Perspectives and experiences of cigarette smoking'. Qualitative Health Research, 17 (2):238-249. [Details]
Irving, K., Treacy, M.P., Scott, P.A., Hyde, A., MacNeela, P., Butler, M., Drennan, J., Byrne, A., Henry, P., Corbally, M. & Morris, R.; (2006) 'Discursive Practices in the Documentation of Patient Assessments'. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, 53 (2):151-159. [Details]
MacNeela, P., Quinn, M., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M. & Hyde, A.; (2006) 'Nursing Minimum Data Sets: A Conceptual Analysis and Review'. NURSING INQUIRY, 13 (1):44-51. [Details]
Drennan, J., Treacy, M.P., Butler, M., Byrne, A., Fealy, G., Frazer, K. & Irving, K. ; (2006) 'Social Networks of Older People in the Republic of Ireland'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, . [Details]
Butler, M.M., Treacy, M.P., Scott, A., Byrne, A., Drennan, J., Hyde, A., Irving, K. & Mac Neela, P.; (2006) 'Towards a Nursing Minimum Data Set for Ireland: Making the key elements of Irish nursing visible'. Journal of Advanced Nursing (online publication date: 8 Jun 2006), 55 (3):364-375. [Details]
Hyde, A., Treacy, M. P., Scott, P. A., Butler, M. M., Drennan, J., Irving, K., Byrne, A., MacNeela, P. & Hanrahan, M.; (2005) 'Modes of Rationality in Nursing Documentation: Biology, Biography and the Voice of Nursing'. NURSING INQUIRY, 12 (2):66-77. [Details]
Stewart-Knox, Sittlington, J., Rugkasa, J., Harrison, S.,Treacy, M.P. Abaunza P.S., Treacy, M.P.; (2005) 'Smoking and peer groups: results from a longitudinal qualitative study of young people in Northern Ireland'. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 44 :1-19. [Details]
Rugkasa, J., Stewart-Knox, B., Sittlington, J., Abaunza, P.S., Treacy, M.P. ; (2003) 'Hard boys, attractive girls: expressions of gender in young people's conversations on smoking in Northern Ireland'. Health Promotion International, 18 (4):307-314. [Details]
Treacy, M., Hyde, A.; (2003) 'Developments in Nursing in Ireland: The Emergence of a Disciplinary Discourse'. Journal of Professional Nursing, 19 (2):91-98. [Details]
O'Connor, A. Hyde, A., Treacy, M.P; (2003) 'Nurse Teachers' Constructions of Reflection and Reflective Practice'. Reflective Practice, 4 (2):107-119. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Treacy MP, Drennan J, Fealy G, Quin S, McNamara M, O'Connor N, Kealy K, Treacy G, Blake C, Faulkner JP; (2009) An Examination of Dignity and Related Factors for Older People in Receipt of Palliative Care and Older People in Continuing Care 11th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care [Details]
Lehwaldt, D., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., MacNeela, P., Irving, K., Clinton, G., O'Brien, J.., Sheerin, F.; (2007) Findings of a Mixed Method Study of Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing International Nursing Research Conference 30th April ' 4th May 2007, Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland [Details]
MacNeela, P., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., Hyde, A., Byrne, A., O'Brien, J., Drennan, J., Morris, R., Matthews, A.,; (2007) Establishing the Inter Rater Reliability and the Construct Validity of the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for Mental Health Nursing International Nursing Research Conference Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland [Details]
Corbally, M., Scott, P.A., Treacy, M.P., MacNeela, P. ; (2007) What mental health nurses say they do ' findings from a qualitative study International Nursing Research Conference Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland [Details]
Henry, P., Scott, A., MacNeela, P., Treacy, P., Hyde, A., Clinton, G, Morris, R., Irving, K., Corbally, M.,Lehwaldt, D., Byrne, A., Butler, M., Drennan, J. ; (2007) The INMDS Nursing information Tool ' A proof of concept 6th European Conference ACENDIO Amsterdam [Details]
MacNeela, P., O'Brien, J, Matthews, A., Scott, P.A, Treacy, M.P., Hyde, Drennan, J., A., Byrne, A.S., Morris, R.; (2007) The Validation of Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for General and Mental Health Nursing in Ireland 6th European Conference ACENDIO Amsterdam [Details]
Byrne, A., Treacy, M.P., Scott, P.A., Hyde, A. ,MacNeela, P., Drennan, J., O'Brien, J., Butler, M., Morris, R.; (2006) The validity and reliability of the Irish Nursing Minimum Data Set for General Nurses' 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD [Details]
Clinton G., Lehwaldt, D,Scott, P.A., Treacy, P., MacNeela, P., Hyde, A.,Irving,; (2006) Testing case studies for use in nurse education and Cresearch on clinical judgement and decision making 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD [Details]

Published Reports

Fealy GM, McNamara, M Casey, M, Geraghty R, Butler M, Drennan, Johnson M, Halligan, Treacy P ; (2009) The National Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Leadership Needs Analysis Study. HSE and NCNM, Dublin. [Details]
Drennan J, Naughton C, Allen D, Hyde A, Felle P, O'Boyle K, Treacy MP, Butler P; (2009) National Independent Evaluation of Nurse and Midwife Prescribing Initiative. Health Service Executive, Dublin. [Details]
Meehan, T.C., Butler, M., Drennan, J., Johnson, M., Kemple, M. & Treacy, M.; (2006) Nursing and Midwifery Research Priorities for Ireland. National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery through the Health Resear, Dublin. [Details]
Treacy, P., Butler, M., Byrne, A., Drennan, J., Fealy, G.M., Frazer, K. & Irving, K.; (2004) Loneliness and Social Isolation Among Older Irish People. National Council on Ageing and Older People, Dublin. [Details]
                                                                                       

Research

Research Interests

Current/Recent Research
• HRB Funded Programme of the Nursing Contribution to Care, incorporating Clinical Decision Making and Nursing Minimum Data Set development for general nursing (2002-2007). Collaborative nursing research programme, funded by the Health Research Board, and undertaken in partnership with the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Dublin City University (DCU).
• Enhancing Quality of Life for Older people and Older People in Receipt of Continuing Care Facilities. An exploration of dignity of respect Collaborative project with Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross (2006 -2008).
• An Investigation into the Attendance of Older People at Hospital Emergency Departments. HRB/HSE Funded under Building Partnerships for a Healthier Society Awards (2007 -2009).

Research Projects

Sponsor : Marie Keating Foundation
Irish Hospice Foundation
Title : The Implementation and evaluation of a patient education programme for women with progressive and recurrent breast cancer and their family carer
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-08 / 31-OCT-12
Sponsor : Health Services Executive (HSE)
Title : National Centre for the Protection of Older People
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-08 / 30-SEP-11
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Health Services Executive (HSE)
Title : Older people and attendance at the hospital emergency department
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-07 / 31-DEC-08
Sponsor : National Council on Ageing & Older People
Title : Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older People in Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-03 / 30-DEC-10
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : Nursing decision making an integrated Programme of Research to maximise the effectiveness of clinical nursing resources
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-02 / 30-JUN-07
Sponsor : European Commission Non-framework
Title : Children Talking; why do they smoke?
Start Date / End Date : 01-AUG-96 / 08-AUG-96
Sponsor : UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems
Title : Enhanced quality of life for older people
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-06 / 30-DEC-10
   

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Dr. Catherine Blake, UCD School of Physiotherapy and Performance
Science
Professor Gerard Bury, UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
Professor Suzanne Quin, UCD School of Applied Social Science
Professor Cecily Kelleher, UCD School of Public Health & Popular Science
Professor Colm Harmon, UCD Geary Institute
Dr Liam Delaney, UCD Geary Institute


UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Sciences
Dr Michelle Butler
Dr Jonathan Drennan
Dr Gerard Fealy
Dr Abby Hyde
Dr Ann Sheridan
Dr Eamon Shanley
Ms Maura Brenner
Ms Deirdre Kelleher
Ms Maura Walsh


External Collaborators

Our Lady's' Hospice, Harold Cross
Ms Geraldine Tracey, 
Ms Nora O'Connor,
Ms Kaye Kealy,
Dr. Peter Lawlor
St Vincent's University Hospital
Ms Mary Duff
Dr. Diarmuid O'Shea
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Ms Anne Carrigy
Dr Joseph Duggan
Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Professor Linda Kristjanson
Professor Lynn Oldham
University of Pennsylvania
Professor Sean Clarke
University of Western Sydney
Professor Maree Johnson