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IADNAM Conference 2015

The Irish Association of Assistant Directors of Nursing and Directors of Nursing and Midwifery held their Annual Conference in Galway on October 1st and 2nd 2015.

The theme of the conference was Leadership in Nursing and Midwifery- Knowing the way, Showing the way-Going the way. he conference was attended by policy makers, educators and clinicians from Nursing and Midwifery Practice. Speakers included Dr Siobhan O’ Halloran, Chief Nurse Department of Health and Professor Ciarán O’ Boyle, Director of the IOL.

The keynote address was by Ms Eleanor Rivoire, Former Director of Nursing, Kingston Hospital, Toronto, Canada, her presentation was entitled 'Winning Conditions for Healthcare Transformation - Perspective of a Canadian Nurse Leader’.


Our photo shows Prof Ciaran O'Boyle, Director Institute of Leadership, Dr Siobhan O'Halloran, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health, Ms Mary Brosnan, Director of Midwifery & Nursing, National Maternity Hospital, Mr Tony O' Brien, Director General HSE and Ms Suzanne Dempsey, Group Chief Director of Nursing, Childrens Hospital Group.