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Maria Brenner
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Maria Brenner is Director of Research and Associate Professor in Children's Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. She obtained her PhD, MSc and BSc from UCD and she is on the nursing register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland for Children's Nurses, General Nurses and Nurse Tutors. Her clinical background is in critical care nursing. Her research is focused on the care of children living with complex care needs and their families. She recently completed a three and a half year programme of research in this area as part of the Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) project. She is currently exploring the initiation of technology dependence in children with complex care needs (TechChild), in a 5 year programme of research funded by the European Research Council.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Workforce and professional education in, editor(s)Blair M, Rigby M, Alexander A , Issues and Opportunities in Primary Health Care for Children in Europe, Bingley, UK, Emerald Insight, 2019, pp247 - 282, [Blair M, Gage H, McPeople E, Michaud PA, Hilliard C, Clancy A, Hollywood E, Brenner M, Al-Yassin N, Nitsche C] Book Chapter, 2019 DOI

Luzi D, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Brenner M, Modelling the integration of care among professionals for children assisted with Long-Term Ventilated : A MOCHA study, 19th International Conference on Integrated Care, San Sebastian, Spain , 1-3rd April, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Brenner M, Browne C, Gallen A, Byrne S, White S, Nolan M , Development of a suite of metrics and indicators for children's nursing using consensus methodology, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Al-Yateem N, Al-Tamimi M, Brenner M, Al-Tawil H, Ahmad A, Brownie S, Slewa-Younan S, Nurse-identified patient care and health services research priorities in the United Arab Emirates: a Delphi study, BMC Health Services Research, 19, (77), 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Pembroke S, Lagoda N, Brenner M, Hilliard C, Cody D, Roche E, Coyne I , How do you measure self-management behaviour in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus? an integrative review of self-management measurement instruments, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 103, (Suppl 3), 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Murphy F, Doody O, Lyons R, Brenner M, O'Connor L, Hunter A, Devane D, Sezgin D, A guidance framework to aid in the selection of nursing and midwifery care process metrics and indicators, Nursing Open, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Hill K, Brenner M, Well siblings' experiences of living with a child following a traumatic brain injury: a systematic review protocol, Systematic Reviews, 8, (81), 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Brenner M, Co-creating integrated care for children with complex care needs: lessons from Europe, 9th Europediatrics Conference, Dublin, 14th June, 2019 Invited Talk, 2019

Luzi D, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Brenner M, Modelling collaboration of primary and secondary care for children with complex care needs: long-term ventilation as an example., European Journal of Pediatrics, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Services and boundary negotiations for children with complex care needs in Europe in, editor(s)Blair M, Rigby M, Alexander D , Issues and Opportunities in Primary Health Care for Children in Europe, Emerald Publishing, 2019, pp199 - 218, [Brenner M, O'Shea M, Clancy A et al.] Book Chapter, 2019 DOI

McCabe A, Nic an Fhaili S, O'Sullivan R, Brenner M, Gannon B, Ryan J, Butt A, Schull M, Wakai A , Development and validation of a data dictionary for a feasibility analysis of emergency department key performance indicators, International Journal of Medical Informatics, (126), 2019, p59 - 64 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Coyne I, Pembroke S, Lagoda N, Hillard C, Cody D, Roche E, Brenner M , Determining adolescents, parents and professionals' views concerning the educational needs of adolescents with type 1 diabetes and content preferences for short self-management videos and a question prompt sheet., Archives of Disease in Childhood, 104, (Suppl 3), 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Al-Yateem N, Brenner M, Alrimawi I, Al-Shujairi A, Al-Yateem S, Predictors of uncertainty in parents of children living with chronic conditions, Nursing Children and Young People, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

O'Connor S, Brenner M, Coyne I, Family ]centred care of children and young people in the acute hospital setting: a concept analysis, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 Handle DOI

Brenner M, Hilliard C, Alma M, Establishing trust: children's perspectives of a 'good' children's nurse at the primary/secondary care interface in Europe, CHI (Children's Health Ireland) 2019 Nursing Research Conference, Dublin, 9th April, 2019 Poster, 2019

Fealy G, Donnelly S, Doyle G, Brenner M, Hughes M, Mylotte E, Nicholson E, Zaki M, Clinical handover practices among healthcare practitioners in acute care services: a qualitative study, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28, (1-2), 2019, p80 - 88 Journal Article, 2019 URL

Vilinsky-Redmond A, McCann M, Brenner M, Nugent L , ) Peri-operative active warming versus no active warming of women performing in birth skin-to-skin contact during/after caesarean section, at term, for preventing neonatal hypothermia: a systematic review, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 6th March, 2019 Poster, 2019

Hill K, McCabe C, Brenner M , Impact on siblings living with a child following a traumatic brain injury in the post critical care period, All Island Children's Critical Care Nursing Symposium, Dublin, 12th March, 2019 Poster, 2019

Brenner M, Begley T, Children's nursing in Ireland: opportunities and challenges, Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 42, (2), 2019, p90 - 91 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Connolly M, Charnley K, Collins R, Barry C, McIlfatrick S, Larkin P, Brenner M, Johnston B, Evaluating an educational programme for dignity care intervention with community nurses in Ireland, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 24, (10), 2018, p474 - 481 Journal Article, 2018

Brenner M, Children with complex care needs - patients and primary care interfaces , MOCHA Final Conference: Presentation of Results, The Hague, The Netherlands, 15th - 16th November, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Clancy A, Montanana E, Larkin P, Brenner M, A European perspective on nursing preparation to care for children with complex health care needs, 4th PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing, Athens, Greece, 2018 Poster, 2018

Brenner M, Rigby M, Development of principles and standards of care for children with complex care needs., National Forum on Integrated Care in Ireland, Dublin, 5th December, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Montanana E, Clancy A, Larkin P, Brenner M, Nurses preparedness to deliver care to children with complex heath care needs, FINE Europe Conference, Malta, 21st-23rd February, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

McHugh R, Keilthy P, Warters A, O'Shea M, Montanano E, Brenner M, Social care needs of children with acquired brain injury and their family: an integrative review, 8th Annual Nursing Research Conference , Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Dublin., 20th March, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Niermeyer M, Frazer K, Brenner M , Health-related quality of life of school- aged children who sustained burn injuries in Ireland: psychological and psychosocial challenges , 4th PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing, Athens, Greece, 2018 Poster, 2018

Warters A, Brenner M, McHugh R,, Coordination of health and social care for children with complex health needs across the EU/EEA: a case scenario approach exploring care coordination for an adolescent with an Acquired Brain Injury, International Journal of Integrated Care, 18, (s2), 2018, pp165- Published Abstract, 2018

Brenner M, O'Shea MP, Larkin P, Luzi D, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, Berry J, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, Management and integration of care for children living, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 2, 2018, p822 - 831 Journal Article, 2018

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Brenner M,, Comparison of key findings relating to care coordination in three complex conditions: A MOCHA study, 18th International Conference on Integrated Care, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Brenner M, European models of child health project-nursing perspective, 4th PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing, Athens, Greece, 1st & 2nd June, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Zdunek K, Brenner M, Rigby M, Blair M, Child centric approach in complex care , 4th PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing, Athens, Greece, 1st & 2nd June, 2018 Poster, 2018

White C, Byrne S, Nolan M, Brenner M, Browne C, Gallen A, Developing a national suite of children's quality care metrics using consensus methodology, 8th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Dublin, 20th March, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Blair M, Alexander D, Brenner M, Rigby M, A critical analysis of variations in provision of primary health care for children and young people in Europe, 23rd WONCA Europe Conference, Kraków, Poland, 24th-27th May, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Brenner M, Kidston C, Hilliard C, Coyne I, Eustace-Cooke J, Doyle C, Begley T, Barrett M.J. , Children's complex care needs: a systematic concept analysis of multidisciplinary language. , European Journal of Pediatrics , 177, (11), 2018, p1641 - 1652 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Brenner M, O'Shea MP, McHugh R, Clancy A, Larkin P, Luzi D, Pecoraro O, Montanano Olaso E, Lignou S, Alma M, Satherley R, Tamburis O, Warters A, Wolfe I, Hilliard C, Berry J, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, Principles for provision of integrated complex care for, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health., 2, 2018, p832 - 838 Journal Article, 2018

Al Yateem N, Al-Tamimi M, Brenner M, Altawil H, Ahmed A, Brownie S , Research priorities for specialized nursing practice in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) , International Nursing Review, 65, (3), 2018, p381 - 391 Journal Article, 2018 URL

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Brenner M, Comparison of key findings relating to care coordination in three complex conditions: A MOCHA study, 18th International Conference on Integrated Care, Utrecht, Netherlands, 23rd-25th May, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

O'Connor L, McAuliffe E, Devane D, Brenner M, Murphy F, Hunter A, Glasgow ME, Doody O, Rogers L, Lyons R, Nursing & midwifery quality care process metrics: a systematic review, State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research Precision Health, Washington DC, 14th Sept , 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Brenner M, The coordination of care for adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury across the EU/EEA, 4th PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing, Athens, Greece, 2018 Poster, 2018

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Montanano Olaso E, McHugh R, Brenner M, Exploration of the mechanisms supporting preventative screening, developmental assessments and referral of children with intractable epilepsy across Europe: A MOCHA study , 8th Annual Nursing Research Conference , Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Dublin, 20th March, 2018 Poster, 2018

Montanana E, Clancy A, Larkin P, Brenner M, Nurses' preparedness to deliver care to children with complex care needs: An integrative review, FINE - Europe Conference, Malta, 21st - 23rd February, 2018 Poster, 2018

Clancy A, Montanana Olaso E, Larkin P, Brenner M, Identificando requisitos educativos para el cuidado de niños con necesidades de salud complejas: un estudio europeo, 22nd International Nursing Research Conference, Córdoba, Spain , 14th - 16th November, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Hilliard C, Montañana Olaso E, McHugh R, Brenner M, Preventative screening, developmental assessments and referral mechanisms for children with intractable epilepsy across the EU/EEA , OLCHC Research & Audit Day, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, 25th May, 2018 Poster, 2018

Warters A, Keilthy P, Brenner M, Integration of health and social care for children with complex health conditions: an assessment of the policy and organisational context in Europe, International Health Policy Conference, London School of Ecomonics and Political Science, 18th April, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Brenner M, Blair M , Developing metrics for the complex care primary care interface for children., ISQua's 34th International Conference, London, 1st - 4th Oct, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017

O'Shea M, Larkin P, Berry J, Gaur D, Brenner M, The integration of care at the acute/ community/ primary care interface for children with complex health needs in 30 European Countries: A MOCHA study., 17th International Conference on Integrated Care, Dublin, 8-10th May, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Brenner M, Connolly M, Larkin P, Hilliard C, Howlin F, Cawley D , Adaptation of a voice-centred relational framework to explore the perspective of parents who have transitioned to home with a child with complex care needs., Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 2017, published on-line 23rd Oct, Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Blair M, Brenner M, Larkin P, O'Shea M, Delivering optimum complex care in the community: a multildisciplinary approach, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102, (A19), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Niermeyer M, Frazer K, Brenner M, Long-term health-related quality of life for children who sustained burn Injuries in Ireland, Temple Street 7th Annual Nursing Conference, Temple Street University Hospital, 21st March, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Rigby M, Brenner M, Alma M, Zdunek K, Blair M , Enabling client-based assessment of quality of integrated care for both adults and children, ISQua's 34th International Conference, London, 1st - 4th October, 2017 Published Abstract, 2017

Al Yateem N, Brenner M, Validation of the Short State Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children for use in the UAE and Jordan, Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40, (1), 2017, p29 - 38 Journal Article, 2017

Fealy G, Donnelly S, Doyle G, Brenner M, Mylotte E, Hughes M, Zaki M, Developing the evidence base for a national clinical guideline on clinical handover, International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, London, 27th April, 2017 Poster, 2017

Brenner M, O'Shea M, Larkin P, Lunstroem Kamionka S, Berry J, Hiscock H, Rigby M, Blair M, Development of vignettes to explore integration of care for children with complex care needs across the EU and EEA, International Journal of Integrated Care, 17, (2), 2017, p1 - 5 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text

Blair M, Brenner M, Larkin P, Warters A, O'Shea M , Traumatic Brain Injury in European children - challenges in multidisciplinary care and transition, European Academy of Paediatrics Congress , Ljubljana, 12th-15th Oct , 2017 Published Abstract, 2017

Flynn C, Moore J, Collins J, Kelly O, Mills V, O'Keeffe N, Brenner M, Somanadhan S , "It's lovely to have this facility for our children" The role of play service in a children's hospital, Temple Street University Hospital, 23rd June , 2017 Poster, 2017

Al-Yateem N, Brenner M, Ahmad A, Rahman SA, Evaluating the reliability and validity of the Arabic version of the Parents Perceptions of Uncertainty Scale (A-PPUS), Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 36, 2017, p179--185 Journal Article, 2017

Masterson K, Brenner M, Parents' communication preferences prior to the inter-hospital transfer of an acutely-ill child: a qualitative study., Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing Nursing, 39, (3), 2016, p215 - 220 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Brenner M, Connolly M, Cawley D, Howlin F, Berry J, Quinn C , Family and healthcare professionals' perceptions of a pilot hospice at home programme for children: a qualitative study, BMC Palliative Care, 15, (89), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Hilliard C, Brenner M , Assimilation into daily practice: Implementing and sustaining a randomised controlled trial in a children's clinical service, Journal of Clinical Nursing , 25, (1-2), 2016, p186 - 193 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Al-Yateem N, Docherty C, Brenner M, Alhosany J, Altawil H, Al-Tamimi M, Research Priorities for School Nursing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) , Journal of School Nursing, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Niermeyer M, Brenner M, The consequences of having a burn in childhood: a literature review, 35th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, 2nd March, 2016 Poster, 2016

McCoy S, Lyttle MD, Hartshorn S, Larkin P, Brenner M, O'Sullivan R , A qualitative study of the barriers to procedural sedation practices in paediatric emergency medicine in the UK and Ireland, Emergency Medicine Journal, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Masterson K, Brenner M, 'Don't put the parent out': parents' perspectives of being present during an inter-hospital transfer, Journal of Clinical Nursing , 25, 2016, p1301 - 1307 Journal Article, 2016

Howlin F, Brenner M, Cawley D, Connolly M, Quinn C , Evaluating hospice at home services for children with life-limiting conditions: The parents story, Children's Palliative Care: Building Bridges - Home, Hospital and Hospice, Farmleigh House, Dublin, 22nd April, 2016 Poster, 2016

Al Yateem N, Brenner M, Shorrab AA, Docherty C , Play distraction versus pharmacological treatment to reduce anxiety levels in children undergoing day surgery: A randomized controlled non-inferiority trial. , Child: Care, Health & Development, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Factorial surveys using vignettes in, editor(s)Glasper A, Rees C , Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance, UK, Wiley Blackwell , 2016, [Brenner M] Book Chapter, 2016

Hillis R, Brenner M, Larkin P, Cawley D, Connolly M , The role of care coordinator for children with complex care needs: a systematic review, International Journal of Integrated Care., 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Hillis R, Ling J, Quinn C, Brenner M , Evaluating a pilot paediatric hospice-at-home service: a literature review, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 22, (2), 2016, p90 - 97 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Heffron V, Brenner M, Frazer K, Lundstrøm Kamionka S , Exploring the interface of care for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: an integrative review, Summer Student Research Awards, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, 30th September, 2016 Poster, 2016

Connolly M, Brenner M, Cawley D, Howlin F, Quinn C , Healthcare professionals' perceptions of a pilot hospice at home programme for children: a qualitative study, 6th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, 24th February, 2016 Poster, 2016

Brenner M, Cote SM, Boivin M, Tremblay RE, Severe congenital malformations, family functioning and parents' separation/divorce: a longitudinal study, Child: Care Health and Development , 42, (1), 2016, p16 - 24 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Masterson K, Brenner M, Parents' communication preferences prior to inter-hospital transfer, 16th Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, 13th September, 2016 Poster, 2016

Kelly M, McCarthy S, O'Sullivan R, Shiely F, Larkin P, Brenner M, Sahm LJ , Drivers for inappropriate fever management in children: a systematic review, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Masterson K, Brenner M , A very long time not to know': parents' access to information during the inter-hospital transfer of an acutely ill child, 6th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, 24th February, 2016 Poster, 2016

McCoy S, Lyttle M, Hartshorn S, Larkin P, Brenner M, O'Sullivan R , Identifying challenges with paediatric procedural sedation in the ED setting in Ireland & the UK: a Paediatric Emergency Research in the United Kingdom & Ireland (PERUKI) study, Archives of Disease in Childhood , 100, (A32), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Fealy GM, Donnelly S, Doyle G, Brenner M, Mylotte E, Zaki M, Hughes M , Research Project to Support the Development of a National Clinical Guideline (Clinical Handover: Acute Hospitals). Final Report, Dublin, Department of Health, 2015 Report, 2015

Connolly M, Barry C, Charnley K, Larkin P, McIlfatrick S, Johnston B, Brenner M , Dignity Care Intervention Ireland (DCI Ireland): pre and post education evaluation for nurses working in the community setting, 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Denmark, 8th May, 2015 Poster, 2015

Kelly M, Sahm LJ, Shiely F, O'Sullivan R, Brenner M, Larkin P, McCarthy S , The knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of carers (parents, guardians, healthcare practitioners, crèche workers) around fever and febrile illness in children aged 5 years and under: protocol for a qualitative systematic review, Systematic Reviews, 4, (27), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Moran S, Cawley D, Larkin J, Brenner M , Exploring the social consequences of heart failure on the patient and their families: a literature review, 34th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , 19th February, 2015 Poster, 2015

Brenner M, Hilliard C, Peel G, Crispino G, Geraghty R, O'Callaghan G, Management of pediatric skin-graft donor sites: a randomized controlled trial of three wound care products, Journal of Burn Care & Research, 36, (1), 2015, p159 - 166 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Brenner M, Larkin P, Hilliard C, Cawley D, Howlin F, Connolly M , Parents' perspectives of the transition to home when a child has complex technological health care needs, International Journal of Integrated Care, 15, (3), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Cawley D, Howlin F, Connolly M, Brenner M, Larkin P, Hilliard C , Challenges of parenting during transition to home for a child with complex care needs, Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar, Dublin, 19th February, 2015 Poster, 2015

Masterson K, Brenner M, Parental accompaniment during the safe transfer of the critically ill child across care settings, 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , 20th January, 2014 Poster, 2014

Brenner M, Hilliard C , Children's nurses' experiences of participating in a randomised controlled trial: implications for clinical research. , 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, 20th January, 2014 Published Abstract, 2014

Brenner M, Hilliard C, Regan G, Coughlan B, Hayden S, Drennan J, Kelleher D, Research priorities for children's nursing in Ireland: a Delphi study, Journal of Pediatric Nursing , 29, (4), 2014, p301 - 308 Journal Article, 2014

Transitions in, editor(s)Glasper EA, Coad J, Richardson J , Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance, UK, Wiley Blackwell , 2014, [Brenner M] Book Chapter, 2014

McCoy S, Murphy A, Larkin P, Brenner M, Wakai A, O'Sullivan RG , Safe and effective change: critical elements of introducing a successful paediatric procedural sedation programme in the Emergency Department, Academic Emergency Medicine , 21, (5), 2014, pS147 - S148 Journal Article, 2014

Noyes J, Brenner M, Fox P, Guerin A, Reconceptualizing children's complex discharge with health systems theory: novel integrative review with embedded expert consultation and theory development, Journal of Advanced Nursing , 70, (5), 2014, p975 - 996 Journal Article, 2014

Julinawati S, Cawley D, Domegan C, Brenner M, Rowan N , Malay Women's experiences of accessing cervical cancer screening in Malaysia: do marketing strategies work?, 6th National Social Marketing Conference , NUI Galway, 16th April, 2014 Published Abstract, 2014

Brenner M, Treacy P, Drennan J, Fealy G , Nurses' perceptions of the practice of restricting a child for a clinical procedure, Qualitative Health Research , 24, (8), 2014, p1080 - 1089 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Brenner M, Drennan J, Treacy P, Fealy G , An exploration of the practice of restricting a child's movement in hospital: a factorial survey, Journal of Clinical Nursing , 24, (9-10), 2014, p1189 - 1198 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Brenner M, Predictors of the practice of restricting a child for a clinical procedure in hospital: a factorial survey, 2nd PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing , Glasgow, 7th June, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Hilliard C, Brenner M, Peel G, Regan G , Enhancing evidence based practice in the burns and plastics services, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin Audit and Research Conference, 24th May, 2013 Poster, 2013

Brenner M, Development of a factorial survey to explore restricting a child's movement for a clinical procedure, Nurse Researcher , 21, (2), 2013, p40 - 48 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Kow V, Howlin F, Brenner M, Highly valued: an evaluation of the internship year on the BSc (Nursing) Integrated Children's and General Programme in Ireland , 2nd PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing , Glasgow, 7th June, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Fahy A, Brenner M , An evaluation of a 1 year Higher Diploma in Nursing (Children's Nursing) Programme in Ireland, 2nd PNAE Congress on Paediatric Nursing , Glasgow, 7th June, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Murphy A, Barrett M, Cronin J, McCoy S, Larkin P, Brenner M, O'Sullivan R , A qualitative study of the barriers to prehospital management of acute pain in children. , Emergency Medicine Journal , 2, (1), 2013, p89- Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Julinawati S, Cawley D, Domegan C, Brenner M, Rowan NJ , A review of the perceived barriers within the Health Belief Model on pap smear screening as a cervical cancer prevention measure, Journal of Asian Scientific Research , 3, (6), 2013, p677 - 692 Journal Article, 2013

McCoy S, Wakai A, Blackburn C, Barrett M, Murphy A, Brenner M, Larkin P, Crispino-O'Connell G, Ratnapalan S, O'Sullivan R, Structured sedation programs in the emergency department, hospitals and other acute settings: protocol for systematic review of effects and events, Systematic Reviews, 2, 2013, p89- Journal Article, 2013

Brenner M, A need to protect: parents' experiences of the practice of restricting a child for a clinical procedure in hospital. , Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 36, (1-2), 2013, p5 - 16 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Julinawati S, Cawley D, Domegan C, Brenner M, Rowan NJ, Perceived barriers to pap smear screening as a cervical cancer prevention measure, Irish Malaysian Symposium , AIT, 4th June, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Hilliard C, Brenner M, Peel G , Management of exudate on a children's burns unit: critical factors for success, 12th Annual Wound Management Conference , Cork, 1st October, 2013 Poster, 2013

Brenner M, McManus B, Cullinane AM , Valuable for my future': a review of the quality of a graduate diploma in paediatric critical care nursing, Paediatric Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin, 26th September, 2012 Poster, 2012

Hilliard C, Brenner M, Wall T, Bennett T, Coughlan B, Regan G, Hayden S, Drennan J , Supporting care delivery to children and families in PICU and TCU: a Delphi study of children's nurses' research priorities, Paediatric Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin, 26th September, 2012 Poster, 2012

Brenner M, Es ist Zeit, das thema ernsthaft anzugehen, Kind und Spital , (October ), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Brenner M, Treacy P, Drennan J , Parents' experiences of a child being restricted for a clinical procedure: a challenge for healthcare professionals, Paediatric Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin, 26th September, 2012 Poster, 2012

Hilliard C, Brenner M, Regan G, Coughlan B, Hayden S, Drennan J , The contribution of nursing to the care of sick children: research priorities for children's nursing., Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin Audit and Research Conference, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, 27th May, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Clinical holding in, editor(s)Glasper EA, McEwing G, Richardson J , Emergencies in Children's and Young Peoples Nursing, Oxford, Oxford University Press. , 2011, [Brenner M] Book Chapter, 2011

Somandhan S, Larkin P, Brenner M , Clinical genetics in paediatric nursing practice, 30th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Education Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , 23rd February, 2011 Poster, 2011

Brenner M, Restricting Children for Clinical Procedures, European Association of Children in Hospital Annual General Meeting, Dublin, May, 2010, European Association of Children in Hospital Invited Talk, 2010

Howlin F, Brenner M , Cardiovascular assessment in children: assessing pulse and blood pressure, Paediatric Nursing , 22, (1), 2010, p25 - 35 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Cox R, Brenner M , Commentary on Hughes M (2007) Parents' and nurses' attitudes to family centered care: an Irish perspective, Journal of Clinical Nursing , 18, (2), 2009, p2341 - 2348 Journal Article, 2009

Clinical holding of children and young people in, editor(s)Glasper EA, Aylott M, Battrick C , Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People, London, Hodder Arnold, 2009, [Brenner M, Noctor C] Book Chapter, 2009

Kenney Power T, Brenner M , Mental health nurses attitudes towards deliberate self-harm, 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, University of Dublin, Trinity College, 4th November, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Brenner M, Parahoo K, Taggart L , Child restraint: addressing the distress, Journal of Children's and Young Peoples' Nursing , 1, (4), 2007, p159 - 162 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Brenner M, Child restraint in the acute setting of paediatric nursing: An extraordinarily stressful event. , Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing , 30, (1-2), 2007, p29 - 38 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Brenner M, The challenges of research utilisation for Registered Sick Children's Nurses, 24th Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 25th February, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Brenner M, Children's nursing in Ireland: barriers to, and facilitators of, research utilisation, Paediatric Nursing , 17, (4), 2005, p40 - 45 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Brenner M, Barriers to and facilitators of, research utilisation among Registered General Nurses and Registered Sick Children's Nurses in the Republic of Ireland, 5th Annual Research Conference, University of Dublin, Trinity College, 3rd November, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Brenner M, Latex reactions - minimizing risks in the operating department, Irish Nurses' Organisation National Theatre Conference, Tullamore, Co.Offaly, 19th November, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brenner M, A Vision of Care for Children with Complex Care Needs: a European Perspective, 8th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, 20th March, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brenner M, Alma M, Clancy A, Larkin P, Lignou S, Luzi D, McHugh R, Montañana Olaso E, O'Shea M, Pecoraro F, Satherley RM, Tamburis O, Warters A, Wolfe I, Berry J, Hilliard C, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, Report on Needs and Future Visions for Care of Children with Complex Conditions, Dublin, November, 2017 Report, 2017

Brenner M, O'Shea M, Larkin P , Final Report on the Current Approach to Managing the Care of Children with Complex Care Needs, Dublin, MOCHA Project, July, 2017 Report, 2017

Keilthy P, Warters A, McHugh R, Brenner M , Final Report on Models of Children's Social Care Support Across the EU and the Relationship with Primary Health Care, Dublin, July, 2017 Report, 2017

Lundstrøm Kamionka S, Taylor K, Alma M, Brenner M, Hiscock H, Luzi D, Noctor C, Paton K, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, Report on Requirements and Models for Supporting Children with Complex Mental Health Needs and the Primary Care Interface, Dublin, November, 2017 Report, 2017

Brenner M, Connolly M, Cawley D, Larkin P, Hillis R, Fahy A , An Evaluation of Care Coordination for Children with Complex Care Needs, Dublin, 2016 Report, 2016

Brenner M, Developing the Research Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Children's Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialists Professional Development Day, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, March, 2016, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Invited Talk, 2016

Brenner M, MOCHA: Complex Care and Children's Rights, European Patients' Forum Youth Group, Brussels, March, 2016, European Patients' Forum Youth Group Invited Talk, 2016

Brenner M, Connolly M, Cawley D, Howlin F , An Evaluation of LauraLynn@HOME: Pilot Hospice at Home Programme, Dublin, LauraLynn Ireland's Children's Hospice, 2015 Report, 2015

Brenner M, Connolly M, Charnley K , An Evaluation of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Education Fellowship Programme 2012 - 2014, An Evaluation of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, 2015 Report, 2015

Brenner M, Determining Successful Practice and Policy in Child Health in Europe, AGM European Association of Children in Hospital Coordinating Committee, Stockholm, Sweden, October , 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

Brenner M, Hilliard C, Engaging in Research in Clinical Practice: Expectations Versus Reality, 5th Annual Nursing Research Conference, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, March, 2015, Temple Street Children's University Hospital Invited Talk, 2015

Fealy GM, Zaki M, Donnelly S, Doyle G, Brenner M, Mylotte E , Clinical Handover in Acute Care Services: A Systematic Review, Dublin, Department of Health, 2015 Report, 2015

Brenner M, Vision for Children with Complex Care Needs., Collaborator Meeting on Children with Complex Healthcare Needs, Queens University Belfast, January, 2014, Queens University Belfast Invited Talk, 2014

Brenner M, Restricting Children for Clinical Procedures: Factors Influencing Practice, UK Association of Chief Children's Nurses, The Children's Trust, Kent, UK, September, 2012, UK Association of Chief Children's Nurses Invited Talk, 2012

Butler M, Brenner M, Kow V, Drennan J, Review of Children's Services at Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, University College Dublin, 2012 Report, 2012

Brenner M, Barriers to and facilitators of, research utilisation among Registered General Nurses and Registered Sick Children's Nurses in the Republic of Ireland, An Bord Altranais News, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • TechChild: Just because we can, should we? An anthropological perspective on the initiation of technology dependence to sustain a child's life (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • European Research Council
  • Date From
    • 2019
  • Date To
    • 2024
  • Title
    • Access to Respite Care Through Acute Care Services for Children with Complex Healthcare Needs
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Service Executive
  • Date From
    • 2017
  • Date To
    • 2021
  • Title
    • Models of Child Health Appraised (Co-applicant)
  • Funding Agency
    • EU Commission Horizon 2020
  • Date From
    • 2015
  • Date To
    • 2018
  • Title
    • Evaluating LauraLynn@Home: Pilot Hospice at Home Programme (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • LauraLynn Ireland's Children's Hospice
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2016
  • Title
    • Evaluation of the Role of the Case Manager for Children and Young Adults with Complex Care Needs in Ireland (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • Resilience Care
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2016
  • Title
    • Exploring the Constituents of an Effective Transition of a Child with Complex Technological Healthcare Needs from Hospital to Home (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • UCD Seed Funding
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Reconceptualising child-centric unscheduled care for children with complex care needs in the UAE (Co-applicant)
  • Funding Agency
    • University of Sharjah
  • Date From
    • 2018
  • Date To
    • 2021
  • Title
    • RCT to Evaluate the Effects of Dressing Products on Donor Site Healing of Children with a Thermal Injury (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • National Children's Research Centre
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Research Priorities for Children's Nursing in Ireland (PI)
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • Barriers to, and Facilitators of, Research Utilisation among RGNs and RSCNs in the Republic of Ireland (PI)
  • Funding Agency
    • An Bord Altranais
  • Date From
    • 2002
  • Date To
    • 2003
  • Title
    • Nursing and Midwifery Quality Care Metrics Project (Co-applicant)
  • Funding Agency
    • HSE
  • Date From
    • 2016
  • Date To
    • 2017
  • Title
    • Clinical Handover Practices in Acute Care Services in Ireland (Co-applicant)
  • Funding Agency
    • Department of Health
  • Date From
    • 2014
  • Date To
    • 2015
  • Title
    • Evaluating Children's Services at Blackrock Clinic (Co-applicant)
  • Funding Agency
    • Blackrock Clinic
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2010
  • Title
    • Hospital Discharge Planning for Children (Collaborator)
  • Funding Agency
    • Lucille Packard Foundation
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Feasibility Analysis of Key Performance Indicators for Emergency Departments in Ireland (Collaborator)
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • National Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Leadership Needs Analysis (Collaborator)
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Service Executive and National Council for the Professional Development of Nurses & Midwives
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2010

Keywords

child centred care; Children with Complex Needs; CHILDREN'S NURSING ; Family Centred Care; Health care and health services

Recognition

Awards and Honours

The HSE Open Access Awards:Clinical Strategy and Programmes 2018

Irish Healthcare Awards: Nursing Project of the Year for RCT to Evaluate the Effects of Dressing Products on Donor Site Healing of Children with a Thermal Injury. 2014

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care International Education and Practice Fellowship to work with the Complex Care Team in Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard University 2013

Marie Curie Action: University of Montreal, exploring the impact of having a child with severe congenital malformation on family functioning. Marie Curie International Staff Exchange 2013