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VOICES MaJam Research Launch

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH) and St James's Hospital in conjunction with their respective academic partners; School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice,UCD and the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin launched the key findings and recommendations from their report on end-of-life care, VOICES MaJam on 15th June 2017.The VOICES MaJam  research is the largest survey of bereaved relatives undertaken by two acute hospitals in Ireland.In total, 356 relatives participated in the survey,with findings outlining what is important in the provision of quality end-of-life care in acute hospitals.This important study on end-of-life care experiences in Ireland was co-authored by Dr Sarah Donnelly,Assistant Professor of Social Work,UCD. The report authors, as well as the Ombudsman, Mr Peter Tyndell who formally launched the report are pictured below (from left to right):Dr Sarah Donnelly(School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice), Margaret Codd (HSE),Geraldine Prizeman (School of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD), Bettina Korn(St James Hospital), Mr Peter Tyndell (Ombudsman), Diarmuid O'Coímín (MMUH),Mairead Curran(MMUH) and Dr Geralyn Hynes(School of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD). You can read a copy of the report here.

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