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Maura Smiddy - Systematic review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines

Study: http://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(14)01328-5/abstract Systematic qualitative literature review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines In this podcast Barrie Tyner speaks with Infection Prevention and Control researcher and Health Protection lecture Maura Smiddy from UCC, Ireland. She is the lead author on a systematic review on health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines guide. The study was published in the American Journal of Infection Control December 2015 breaks ground by taking a qualitative approach to tease out the barriers and influences to optimal compliance. Also in the podcast Maura talks about the upcoming Safe Patient Care conference which this year will have a strong focus on healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in residential and long term settings. This years conference is at the Brookfield Health Science Building 1st & 2nd Sep 2016 Links to information mentioned in the podcast: Saf...

12 MIN2016 AUG 9
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Maura Smiddy - Systematic review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines

Gillian Maher - Healthy behaviours could play a vital protective role in mental health

Full study can be found here: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=10324963&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1368980016001105 Centre for Health and Diet Research: http://hrbchdr.com/ With an estimated 1 in 10 people in Ireland that have suffered from depression, it has been suggested that certain protective lifestyle behaviours such as having a healthy diet, being physically active, having a moderate alcohol intake and being a non-smoker, may be linked to positive mental health. Gillian Maher, UCC public health researcher, analysed data from over 2,000 people aged between 50 and 67 from North Cork as part of the Mitchelstown Cohort Study and found that people with more protective lifestyle behaviours (PLBs) had lower odds of having depressive symptoms. The cross-sectional study used the following PLBs: being a non-smoker, moderate alcohol consumption, being physically active and eating an adequate diet of fruit and vegetables. The study, published in the p...

6 MIN2016 JUL 20
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Gillian Maher - Healthy behaviours could play a vital protective role in mental health

Knowledge 4 Health Conference 2016

Some links to more information on the work being carried out by the researchers featured in the podcast: Ms Kathy Ann Fox’s study: http://www.nuigalway.ie/media/healthpromotionresearchcentre/hprcannualreport2016/Awareness-of-Alcohol-Marketing.pdf Alcohol Action Ireland: http://alcoholireland.ie/ Alcohol Bill: http://alcoholireland.ie/home_news/what-is-the-public-health-alcohol-bill/ Ms Shelly Chakraborty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m9latUnwrc Community Profile app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iph-community-profiles-tool/id1112938732?mt=8 IPH Community Profile website: http://www.thehealthwell.info/community-profiles/ Prof Mary McCarran: http://www.idstilda.tcd.ie/ Audio from the Knowledge 4 Health conference 2016: https://soundcloud.com/iphireland/sets/the-islands-public-health (recommend listening to Eddie Rooney for an inspirational talk on the state of public health) Original music kindly made by Fidgenti

18 MIN2016 JUL 19
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Knowledge 4 Health Conference 2016

Dr Janas Harrington 'Food for Thought' Life long Learning Festival 2016

The importance of healthy food for a healthy mind & body. Dr Janas Harrington, Epidemiology and Public Health, UCC. www.hrbchdr.com Good source for healthy eating advice: www.safefood.eu Good source for labelling: www.fsai.ie/legislation/food_le…nformation-fic.html Labelling - Additives in particular: www.fsai.ie/faqs/additives/labe…g_requirements.html

48 MIN2016 APR 25
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Dr Janas Harrington 'Food for Thought' Life long Learning Festival 2016
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Latest Episodes

Maura Smiddy - Systematic review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines

Study: http://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(14)01328-5/abstract Systematic qualitative literature review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines In this podcast Barrie Tyner speaks with Infection Prevention and Control researcher and Health Protection lecture Maura Smiddy from UCC, Ireland. She is the lead author on a systematic review on health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines guide. The study was published in the American Journal of Infection Control December 2015 breaks ground by taking a qualitative approach to tease out the barriers and influences to optimal compliance. Also in the podcast Maura talks about the upcoming Safe Patient Care conference which this year will have a strong focus on healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in residential and long term settings. This years conference is at the Brookfield Health Science Building 1st & 2nd Sep 2016 Links to information mentioned in the podcast: Saf...

12 MIN2016 AUG 9
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Maura Smiddy - Systematic review of health care workers’ compliance with hand hygiene guidelines

Gillian Maher - Healthy behaviours could play a vital protective role in mental health

Full study can be found here: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=10324963&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1368980016001105 Centre for Health and Diet Research: http://hrbchdr.com/ With an estimated 1 in 10 people in Ireland that have suffered from depression, it has been suggested that certain protective lifestyle behaviours such as having a healthy diet, being physically active, having a moderate alcohol intake and being a non-smoker, may be linked to positive mental health. Gillian Maher, UCC public health researcher, analysed data from over 2,000 people aged between 50 and 67 from North Cork as part of the Mitchelstown Cohort Study and found that people with more protective lifestyle behaviours (PLBs) had lower odds of having depressive symptoms. The cross-sectional study used the following PLBs: being a non-smoker, moderate alcohol consumption, being physically active and eating an adequate diet of fruit and vegetables. The study, published in the p...

6 MIN2016 JUL 20
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Gillian Maher - Healthy behaviours could play a vital protective role in mental health

Knowledge 4 Health Conference 2016

Some links to more information on the work being carried out by the researchers featured in the podcast: Ms Kathy Ann Fox’s study: http://www.nuigalway.ie/media/healthpromotionresearchcentre/hprcannualreport2016/Awareness-of-Alcohol-Marketing.pdf Alcohol Action Ireland: http://alcoholireland.ie/ Alcohol Bill: http://alcoholireland.ie/home_news/what-is-the-public-health-alcohol-bill/ Ms Shelly Chakraborty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m9latUnwrc Community Profile app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iph-community-profiles-tool/id1112938732?mt=8 IPH Community Profile website: http://www.thehealthwell.info/community-profiles/ Prof Mary McCarran: http://www.idstilda.tcd.ie/ Audio from the Knowledge 4 Health conference 2016: https://soundcloud.com/iphireland/sets/the-islands-public-health (recommend listening to Eddie Rooney for an inspirational talk on the state of public health) Original music kindly made by Fidgenti

18 MIN2016 JUL 19
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Knowledge 4 Health Conference 2016

Dr Janas Harrington 'Food for Thought' Life long Learning Festival 2016

The importance of healthy food for a healthy mind & body. Dr Janas Harrington, Epidemiology and Public Health, UCC. www.hrbchdr.com Good source for healthy eating advice: www.safefood.eu Good source for labelling: www.fsai.ie/legislation/food_le…nformation-fic.html Labelling - Additives in particular: www.fsai.ie/faqs/additives/labe…g_requirements.html

48 MIN2016 APR 25
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Dr Janas Harrington 'Food for Thought' Life long Learning Festival 2016
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