Two School of Nursing and Midwifery Academics Profiled in Leadership Book

Posted on: 13 August 2012

Professor Cecily Begley, Chair of Nursing and Midwifery and Professor Mary McCarron, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences have been profiled as two of the 20 most influential Irish nurses/midwives in a recently published book ‘Leadership in Action: Influential Irish Women Nurses Contribution to society’. The book was written as a testimony to 20 Irish women who have made a difference in society through their significant leadership contributions in this field.  
Commenting on her inclusion in the book Professor Begley said: “I am honoured to be included in this publication, with so many illustrious women. I found the interview to be a stimulating experience, allowing reflection on the key important facets of leadership, in my view, persistence and positivity.” 
Professor McCarron added: ” While it is an honour it is also a responsibility to be included in such company. A responsibility to continue to be advocates, evidence-based researchers and decision makers as Ireland’s healthcare landscape continues to transform”.
The book is edited by McCarthy, G and Fitzpatrick, J (eds).