The feasibility of a nurse-led telephone support intervention for family members and caregivers of people with Multiple Sclerosis

Margarita Corry

Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing, 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2

Margarita is a registered nurse with specialist education and experience in neurological nursing’. She has spent over 20 years in both clinical and education posts. She has a keen interest in advancing nursing practice through the development and evaluation of nursing interventions, particularly in the area of neurological nursing. Margarita holds an Assistant Professor post in Trinity College Dublin and has recently completed her PhD on the study she is presenting today.


Context and background International research shows that although many of the unmet needs of informal caregivers of people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) living in the community fall within the scope of the role of the nurse,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Margarita Corry (Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing, 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2)
  2. Mike Clarke (All Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Clinical Sciences Block B, Grovesnor Road, Belfast)

Topic Area

Chronic illness


OS-3A » OS-3 Chronic Disease (14:40 - Monday, 30th March, Lecture Theatre)

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