Eleanor Hollywood
Asst Prof/Head of Children's Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Eleanor Hollywood RGN, RCN, RNT, BSc, MSc, MA is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. Eleanor's research and teaching is primarily in the area of child health and wellbeing. She teaches nursing students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and is module leader for modules NU1CO1, NU2CO8 and NU7911. Eleanor has undertaken research in the areas of medication management, nursing curricula, school wellbeing programmes, role of the family in child health and childhood obesity. Eleanor is currently completing her PhD research which is in the area of child and family health and wellbeing.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Comiskey, C., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C., Hollywood, E., McGilloway, S, An analysis of the first implementation and impact of the World Health Organisation's health promoting school model within disadvantaged city schools in Ireland, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 10, (4), 2015, p281 - 293 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Hollywood E, O'Neill T, Assessment and management of scalds and burns in children., Nursing children and young people, 26, (2), 2014, p28-33 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Wynne C., Comiskey CM, McGilloway S, Quirke MB, O'Sullivan K, Hollywood E. , The relationship between body mass index and health related quality of life in urban disadvantaged children, Quality of Life Research, 2014, p1895-1905 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Hollywood, E., Comiskey, C., Begley, T., Snel, A., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M. And Wynne, C. , Measuring and modelling body mass index among a cohort of urban children living with disadvantage. , Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, (4), 2013, p851 - 861 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Quirke,M.B., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., O'Sullivan, K., Hollywood, E. , Bicycle Helmet Wearing in a Sample of Urban Disadvantaged Primary School Children., Irish Medical Journal, 106, (4), 2013, p102-4 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Begley, T., Daly, L., Hollywood, E., Murphy, M., Doyle, C., Implementing Blended Learning in Nursing and Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Programmes, 4th International Nursing & Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway, 15-16 April, 2013 Poster, 2013

Comiskey, C., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C., & Hollywood, E., Baseline results of the first healthy schools evaluation among a community of young, Irish, urban disadvantaged children and a comparison of outcomes with international norms., Journal of School Health, 82, (11), 2012, p508 - 513 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Hollywood, E and Comiskey, C. , BMI data from school-aged children in the Republic of Ireland., Children's Research Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Researching Children's outcomes, An All-Island Approach, Dublin, 26th September, 2012 Poster, 2012

Nicholl, H., Begley, T., Murphy, M., Hollywood, E., and King, C. , What are pre-registered nurses taught about caring for children? , British Journal of Nursing, 21, (9), 2012, p544 - 548 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Hollywood, E, The lived experiences of newly qualified children's nurses. , British Journal of Nursing, 20, (11), 2011, p661 - 671 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Hollywood, E., Comiskey, C. and Snel, A., Measuring and modelling Body Mass Index (BMI) among a cohort of Irish children living in an urban disadvantaged area., The 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 9th &10th November, 2011, pp49- Conference Paper, 2011

Hollywood, E, The Career Choices of Students Undertaking the 4.5 Year Children's and General Nursing Integrated Programme in the Republic of Ireland. , The 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies EAPS, Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-26 October , 2010, pp79 Poster, 2010

Doyle, C., Hollywood, E., Murphy, M. Begley, T., Educating the Children's Nurse: The Irish Transformation, The 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies EAPS, Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-26 October 2010, 2010, pp6- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Quirke, M., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., O'Sullivan, K., and Hollywood, E. , A framework for Navigating the Ethical considerations Involved in Primary School based Longitudinal Research., 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education., School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Nov 2011, edited by School of Nursing and Midwifery , School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010 Meeting Abstract, 2010

Hollywood, E. , The Career Choices of Students Undertaking the BSc in Children's and General Nursing Integrated Programme, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp62- Poster, 2010

Hollywood, E. and Comiskey, C. , BMI Data from School-aged Children in the Republic of Ireland, Taking Action on Childhood Obesity, Queens University, Belfast, 11th November 2010, 2010, pp6- Poster, 2010

Hollywood, E., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., & Wynne, C. , BMI Measurement in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp61- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Quirke, M., Wynne, C., Hollywood, E., & O'Sullivan, K. , Primary School Based Longitudinal Research: baseline results from a study evaluating a healthy schools intervention among 500 children, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp33- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Hollywood, M & Hollywood, E., The lived experiences of fathers of a premature baby on a neonatal intensive care unit., Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 17, (1), 2010, p32 - 40 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

The renal system in, editor(s)Coyne, I., Neill, F. and Timmins, F. , Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp287 - 316, [Hollywood, E., Costello, P., Chambers, M. and Moran, A.] Book Chapter, 2010

O'Sullivan, K., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Quirke, M., Hollywood, E., & Wynne, C. , Process Evaluation in Primary Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp98- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Hollywood, E., Nicholl, H., Murphy, M., Begley, T. & King, C, An Interpretation of the Children's Nursing Content of Undergraduate Nursing Programmes in the Republic of Ireland., The 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies EAPS, , Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-26 October 2010, 2010, pp79- Poster, 2010

Drug administration in, editor(s)Coyne, I., Neill, F. and Timmins, F. , Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp147 - 181, [Barron, C. and Hollywood, E] Book Chapter, 2010

Wynne, C., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Hollywood, E., Quirke, M., & O'Sullivan, K. , The Practicalities of Surveying Children in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research. , The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp135- Oral Presentation, 2010

Quirke, M., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., O'Sullivan, K. & Hollywood, E. , A Framework for Navigating the Ethical Considerations Involved in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp106- Conference Paper, 2010

King C. Begley T. Murphy M. Hollywood E. Nicholl H., An Interpretation of the childrens nursing content of undergraduate nursing programmes in Ireland, Poster presentation, Intergrating Care More Effectively; Unlocking The Potential of Nurses and Midwives, RCSI, Dublin, 25th February, 2010 Poster, 2010

Gilboy, S. and Hollywood, E. , How can the children's nurse help to alleviate the pain associated with venepuncture for the child in hospital: A review of the literature., Paediatric Nursing, 21, (8), 2009, p14 - 19 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Nicholl,H., Begley,T.,Hollywood,E., King,C & Murphy,M., An interpretation of the children's nursing content of undergraduate nursing programmes in Ireland, RCN Children and Young People Conference, Adelphi Hotel Liverpool, 11-12 September , 2009, pp22- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Doyle, C., Murphy, M., Hollywood, E., Nicholl, H. and Begley, T., Irish undergraduate children's nurse education: developing new curricula to emphasise family centred care., 9th International Family Nursing Conference, Reykjavick, Iceland, 2nd - 5th June, 2009, pp126- Poster, 2009

Murphy, M., Hollywood, E., Begley, T. and Doyle,C. , Measuring Clinical Competence in a Post Registration Children's Nursing Programme: A Challange for Clinical and Academic Staff, 28th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Conference; Advancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice and Performance in Modern Healthcare Systems, RCSI, Ireland, 26th Feb 2009, 2009, pp99- Poster, 2009

Begley T., Hollywood E. and Murphy M, Applying the Bologna Process to a Children's General Integrated Degree Programme, Back to the future; a celebration of 25 years of children and young peolpe's nursing, Liverpool, England, 11th-12th September, 2009, pp124- Poster, 2009

Hollywood, M and Hollywood, E., The lived experiences of fathers of a premature baby on a neonatal intensive care unit, Back to the future: a celebration of 25 years of children and young peoples nursing, Liverpool, 11th - 12th Sept, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Hollywood, M and Hollywood, E, What is it like to be a father of a premature baby on a neonatal unit? , 9th International Family Nursing Conference , Reykjavik, Iceland, 2nd - 5th June, 2009 Poster, 2009

Nicholl, H., Begley, T., Hollywood, E., Murphy, M., and Dolye, C., Methodology in family nursing - some issues for discussion and consideration before 'entering the field'., 9th International Family Nursing Conference , Reykjavik, Iceland, 2nd - 5th June, 2009, pp110 - 110 Conference Paper, 2009

Doyle, C., Murphy,M., Hollywood, E., Nicholl, H. and Begley, T. , Irish undergraduate children's nurse education: developing new curricula to emphasise family centred care, 9th International Family Nursing Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2-5 , 2009, pp126- Poster, 2009

Murphy, M., Doyle, C., Hollywood, E. and Begley, T. , Measuring Clinical Competence: A Challenge for clinical and academic staff, 8th Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, 10th October , 2008 Poster, 2008

Hollywood, E., The lived experiences of newly qualified Registered Children's Nurses in their transition from post graduate student nurse to staff nurse: the reality is shocking!, Catherine McAuley School of nursing and Midwifery 8th Annual Research Conference , Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland., 10th October, 2008, 2008 Poster, 2008

Hollywood, E., The lived experiences of newly qualified Registered Children's Nurses in their transition from post graduate student to staff nurse: Support is the key!, 26th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference 2007, Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, 21st - 22nd February, 2007 Poster, 2007

Hollywood, E, The lived experiences of newly qualified Registered Children's Nurses in their transition from post graduate student nurse to staff nurse, 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 7th - 9th November , 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Murphy,M., Doyle,C., Hollywood,E., Begley,T. , The Design and Implementation of a Clinical Competency Tool for a Postgraduate Children's Nursing Programme. , RCN- Navigating a World of Change with Children and Young People. , Newcastle, 20-22nd September , 2007, pp73 - 73 Poster, 2007

Doyle, C. Begley,T., Murphy,M., King,C., Hollywood,E. , Educating the Irish Hand that Rocks the Cradle: The Radical Transformation of Irish Children's Nurse Education. , 18th Annual International Participative Conference, Education in Healthcare. , Univeristy of Cambridge, 4th-6th September 07, 2007, pp168 - 169 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Begley,T. Murphy,M., Hollywood,E., Doyle,C.,King C. , The Changing Face of Children's Nursing Registration in Ireland. , RCN- Navigating a World of Change with Children and Young People. , Newcastle, 20-22nd Sept , 2007, 63- Poster, 2007

Hollywood, E & Comiskey, C, Body Mass Index and disadvantaged school children in the Republic of Ireland., 5th Annual Nursing Research Conference "Scaling New Heights: Building Research Capacity to Improve Children's Health", Children's University Hospital Temple Street, 5th March 2015 Poster,

Research Expertise

Description

Research interests include the family, obesity, childhood well-being, research with children, neonatal nursing, children's rights and nursing education.

Projects

  • Title
    • Aiding and assisting healthcare policy for school children: An investigation of how the role of the family influences the health of the school-aged child from a disadvantaged area.
  • Summary
    • PhD Study
  • Date From
    • October 2009
  • Title
    • Career Choices of Students Undertaking the BSc Children's and General Nursing Integrated Programme
  • Funding Agency
    • Start Up Fund: TCD
  • Date From
    • September 2009
  • Date To
    • September 2010
  • Title
    • An Evaluation of the Healthy Schools Programme for the Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) LTD
  • Summary
    • The 'Healthy Schools Evaluation' (PI: Professor Catherine Comiskey) commenced in September 2009. I was a member of the research team for this project assuming responsibility for the organisation and collection of BMI data for approx 600 school children.
  • Funding Agency
    • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Date From
    • September 2008
  • Title
    • An interpretation of the children's nursing content of undergraduate nursing programmes in third level institutions in Ireland'
  • Summary
    • I am involved with this study as a member of the Children's Research Group, School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD.
  • Date From
    • January 2009
  • Date To
    • June 2009
  • Title
    • Nursing Instrument for Quality Assurance (NIQA) in the children's services: an exploration of the results.
  • Summary
    • Project objectives: Explore the results which relate to medication management practices. Explore the results which relate to the patient experience.
  • Funding Agency
    • unfunded project
  • Date From
    • December 2015

Keywords

Child centred research questions, study design, data analysis; Childhood obesity; Children; Children's Nursing; Children's Rights; Clinical learning environment in nursing; Dermatology; FAMILY; Family-centered care; Health outcomes; International children's research; Neonatal Nursing; Nurse Education; Nursing

Recognition

Representations

Chair of the Children's Discipline 2012 - 2016

Member of the Children's Discipline 2006 - present

Member of the School Executive Committee 2012 - 2016

Member of the School Academic Forum 2006 - present

Member of BSc Curriculum Committee 2012 - present

Member of MSc Curriculum Committee 2012 - present

Member of the Children's Nursing Clinical and Academic Working Group 2015 - 2016

Member of the School Marketing Committee 2012 - present

Member of the Children's and Young People's Research Group 2006 - present

Memberships

Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

Barnardos

All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE)