HMI Dublin Mid Leinster Regional Meeting 26 July 2021

Speaker: Rachel Kenna, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health

Title: “Policy Development and Leadership in Irish Healthcare reflected through the role of the Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health”

Location: Delivered via Zoom Webinar

We would like to thank our speaker Rachel Kenna for giving her time to address our members and others about her role as Chief Nursing Officer and where it fits within the department. Rachel discussed the leadership aspect of her role and the skills this requires. She also spoke about policy development and evaluation, and the role of nurses and midwives in the future implementation of policy. She spoke about the Virtual Community Ward as an example. You can read Rachel’s presentation here.