2017 Health Promotion Conference, Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace, June 15th
Parallel Session Abstracts


ral communication abstracts


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Theme A: Practice of health promotion in the workplace


Chair: Greg Straton, Health Service Executive




‘Who cares for the carers?’ The Galway experience of Schwartz Rounds Dr. Catherine Anne Field




Management of stress in the workplace: A national response to implementing stress management interventions


Nodlaig Carroll



An examination of current meeting practice and an exploration of the concept and practicality of ‘healthy meetings’ as an initiative to contribute to a health promoting environment in the workplace


Ashling Jennings




‘A Healthy CIT’: Preliminary findings from a campus-wide staff health survey in an Irish third level setting


Andrea Bickerdike




Staff development talks from a wellbeing perspective Dr. Åsa Bringsén



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Theme B: Evaluating workplace health promotion


Chair: Adrienne Lynam, Health Service Executive




An economic evaluation of complex workplace dietary interventions Clare Kelly




The ‘Food Choice at Work’ Trial: From evaluation to practical application in everyday workplace settings


Clare Kelly




The Step Challenge – An effectiveness review of a health intervention to promote walking on the commute


Siobhan Hamilton



“…this is not about changing my work load or content, it is about changing how I do my work”: The personal and professional impact of facilitation skills for health and wellbeing training on youth workers in out of school settings


Mairead Barry




‘Farmers have Hearts’: Using the Mart as a setting in which to engage male livestock farmers in a health screening intervention


Diana van Doorn



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Theme C: Current issues in workplace health promotion


Chair: Fergal Fox, Health Service Executive




Towards an integrated workplace Health Promotion Policy for Ireland John Griffiths




The role of law in creating healthy workplaces – lessons from regulatory theory Ursula Connolly




Stressful learning: Examining the reciprocal dynamic of stress amongst educators and students in higher education


Dr. Patricia Mannix McNamara




Efficacy and feasibility of reducing workplace sitting among administrative staff – The WIT-SIT Study


Damien O'Connell




The development of occupational health service standards for the Irish Health Service Aisling Pursell



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Theme D: Perspectives on workplace health promotion and protection


Chair: Dr. Patricia Heavey, Association of Health Promotion Ireland




Promoting workplace wellbeing through enhanced communication practices – Benefits of participating on a WWETB Literacy Program


Margaret Howard




Health and wellbeing in a HSE workplace. Learning from a two-year project in a medium-sized workplace


Dr. Edel McNamara




Salutogenesis in Workplaces: Building Generalized Resistance Resources and Sense of Coherence through Learning


Roald Pijpker




Inclusion for a student with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in third level education in Ireland: An auto-ethnographic perspective


Teresa Shiels




A qualitative study on the impact of sleep loss on the daily lives of working mothers Eimear McEneaney


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Theme E: Workplace health promotion investigations


Chair: Dr. Mary Jo Lavelle, Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway




Finding solutions to workplace stressors in a healthcare setting using the Team Climate Inventory


Dr. Maura Burke




How physically active are employees at University Limerick Hospital Group? Maire Curran




Mindfulness in the workplace Pauline Kent




Practising mindfulness in the workplace: Idiographic perspectives of mindful line managers Niamh Imbusch




Alcohol-related presentations to an emergency department


Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh


Parallel Sessions - Guidelines for Speakers

The following equipment will be provided in each venue:

PC with Microsoft Powerpoint, linked to a digital data projector. If you wish to use PowerPoint, please email your presentation to the conference administrator at hprcconference@nuigalway.ie before 5pm on Monday 12th June, 2017.

Parallel oral presentations take place on the morning of the conference.