Clinical Nurse Specialists

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Oncology Nurse Co-ordinator

The Oncology Nurse Co-ordinator is part of the multi-disciplinary team and plays a key role in the linkage between various hospitals, departments and relevant Professionals in the hospital and in the community. Central to the role is improving the co-ordination of treatment and management of patient care. The Role is also to assist in meeting the psychological emotional and information needs of patients with cancer.

Service Provided

  • Co-Ordination of Cancer Service.
  • Provide Information, Advice and Support.
  • Referral to Self Help and Voluntary Groups.
  • Contact person for GPs, and Community Services.
  • Staff Education.
  • Telephone Advice.
  • Attend Weekly Medical Oncology Out-patient Clinic.
  • Health Promotion.
  • Co-Ordination of Oncology / Haematology Day Services.
  • Liase with Palliative Care Services
  • Head of Services

Service Name: Oncology Nurse Co-ordinator.
Enquiries: Monday to Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm
Direct Telephone No: 045 849756
Peggy O’ Dwyer
Oncology Nurse Co-ordinator

Access to Services Referrals: Referral from Clinical Team / Primary Care Services.

Office Location Level 3, O P D Room Number 3729

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Diabetes


  • Education of newly diagnosed type 1 and type 2 clients with diabetes.
  • Assessment and education of clients with poor metabolic control.
  • Advice and education of clients commencing insulin either as a new type 1 diabetic or a failed type 2 diabetic.
  • Ongoing assessment, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Education and training of staff.
  • Telephone advice service for ongoing assistance and help.
  • Assist at Consultant led diabetic clinics twice monthly.

Patients who are attending any of the Hospital Consultant's Clinics may be referred to the Diabetes Service for education.A written consultation referral is requested for each client which should be completed by medical or surgical staff and sent to Diabetes Education Office, 2nd Floor, OPD. Referral forms for Diabetic education can be obtained from Jackie or Joanne if required.

Useful Links:

Head of Service: Jackie McGrath Clinical Nurse Specialist in Diabetes Nursing
Team Member: Joanne Begley Staff Nurse in Diabetes Nursing
Direct telephone lines 9752/9874, Bleep No. 208

Level 2 & Level 3
Hours of Service
  • Mon-Fri
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.