2017 Health Promotion Conference, Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace, June 15th
Poster Titles




Yvonne Gilsenan,

Health Promotion and Improvement, Health Service Executive

An evidence-based guide promoting workplace physical activity among desk-based employees in the public sector



Dr. Petra Nilsson,

Health and Society, Kristianstad University


A key to success in workplace survey processes



Lorcan Brennan,

The Men’s Development Network Clg


Supporting health and wellbeing in work



Siobhan Bulfin, Niamh Tuohy, Aisling Purcell and Ann O’Reilly, Occupational  Health  Department, St. Vincent’s University Hospital


An evaluation of ‘The Working Backs Programme’ developed for healthcare staff with back pain in St. Vincent’s University Hospital



Aisling Purcell, Ann O’Reilly, Niamh Tuohy and Siobhan Bulfin, Occupational Health Department, St. Vincent’s University Hospital


Audit to assess attitudes of staff to the influenza immunisation and the factors that might encourage or prohibit uptake



Enda Campbell,

Health Promotion, National Universi- ty of Ireland Galway


Sitting time among the Irish population - A concern for workplaces?



Louise Tully,

Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway

Weaning to solid infant foods among disadvantaged parents on the island of Ireland: emerging influences on practices



Grace O’Shea,

National University of Ireland Galway


Health literacy in Healthy Cities



Alexandra Donohoe,

DHSES, Waterford Institute of Technology

‘Men on the Move’ – Establishing a framework for developing effective and sustainable Health Promotion initiatives



Emily Lynch,

University College Cork

UCC Operation Transformation 2013-2016: Evaluation of a Health Promotion programme



Adrienne Lynam, Fergal Fox, Sharon Parkinson,

Health Service Executive

A feasibility study into the fitness for purpose of adopting the CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard in the Health Service Executive



David S. Evans, Louise Cullen, Laura Molloy, Adrienne Lynam, Deirdre Goggin,

Health Service Executive


Cherishing our valued assets: Staff health in the Health Service Executive



Claire Shanahan,

Discipline of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland Galway


A process evaluation of the Smarter Travel ‘Marchathon’ Initiative



Niamh Martin,

Discipline of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland Galway


A process evaluation of the Marchathon Initiative




Kathleen Fitzpatrick,

University of Limerick

Seeking redress for workplace bullying: The experiences of a sample of Irish primary school teachers

Posters from the RCSI Future Leaders Programme




Aisling Purcell, John Taylor

The development and authorisation of accredita- tion standards for Occupational Health Services




Yvonne Gilsenan, Geri Quinn

A review of the literature on physical activity and recommendations for the Irish Health Service



Mary Lyng, Dr. Eileen Canning, Ann Callanan, Barbara Lynch

The introduction of resource planning for EACS




Deborah Moriarty, Maura Cagney, Shellie Kane, Carmel Kelleher, Kathy Nolan, Noel Riordan


To test a toolkit for resource planning in OHS




Adrienne Lynam, Fergal Fox, Sharon


The adaptation of the CDC Health Score Card to fit the Irish Health Service and testing of the CDC scorecard in a healthcare facility



Dr. Mary Mac Mahon, Sibéal Carolan


Implementation of a framework for fatigue risk assessment in a healthcare facility



Nodlaig Carroll, Emer Carroll, Noelle Dalton, Fiona Dardis, Sally Downing

The development of a website within HSE and a communication strategy for WHWU



Dr. Lynda Sisson, Dr. Zakiah Amir, Sibéal Carolan, Yvette Keating


Workforce Planning Approaches in WHWU



Zakiah Amir, Bernie Delaney, Freda O’Rourke


Health Surveillance Policy for Healthcare Workers



Anna McHugh, Dr. Zakiah Amir, Dr. Lynda Sisson


Beating Burnout – Being Kind

Poster Presentation Guidelines for Presenters

Posters should be presented in A0 size, portrait i.e. 841 x 1189 mm (33 X 47 inches).

  • Presentations should be laminated.
  • Each poster presentation will be allocated a self-standing display board. There is no additional room for extra displays or equipment.
  • The display board will be covered in felt and Velcro stickers will be provided for attaching posters. Please do not use any other kind of adhesive.
  • Posters should be hung between 08.00 and 09.00hrs on 15th June. All authors are requested to put up their posters during this time frame.
  • Each poster will be allocated one board. Each board will be clearly marked with the title of the poster to which it is allocated. Presenters should only use the board allocated to their poster.
  • Displaying and removing posters is the responsibility of the presenter(s) i.e. at the commencement and end of the conference.
  • As part of the Poster Presentation you will need to be available during break times to share information and answer queries. Please see conference schedule, which will be available shortly on this website.

Poster presentations will take place in MY129 throughout the day. There is a poster competition, sponsored by the AHPI for which voting takes place during the morning coffee break.