Title: "Working together, Every staff member counts": Huddles in the Emergency Department

Caitriona Mcgarrell

St. James's Hospital Dublin

Caitriona works as a Clinical Nurse Manager 2 in the Emergency Department in St James Hospital. She completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing in 2011 and went on to finish her Masters in Specialist Nursing in 2013. She is currently undertaking the Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practitioner (Emergency) in TCD.


Background: The National Emergency Medicine Programme (2013) recommended the implementation of Safety Briefings (huddles) to empower frontline line clinical staff in the Emergency Department Team to improve quality and safety... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Caitriona Mcgarrell (St. James's Hospital Dublin)
  2. Kathleen Neenan (Trinity College Dublin)
  3. Margarita Corry (Trinity College Dublin)

Topic Area

Topics: Innovations in research methodology, education or clinical practice


CI » Innovations (10:30 - Wednesday, 9th November, Seminar Room 0.55)