Information on clinical research and #COVID-19


IRNN was established in 2008 to support the educational and professional needs of Clinical Research Nurses in Ireland. Use these pages to learn about our network, view our newsletter, and learn about upcoming events.


#WhyWeDoResearch is a twitter campaign aimed at raising research awareness for healthcare professionals, patients and public.

Resources for Research Nurses

The IRNN is delighted to present both the orientation and competency packs for clinical research nurses

Slide Background RT @HSEResearch: Please RT: @HSELive @HSEResearch is developing guidance framework for #Staff conducting #Research. Help us understand the… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: @HRCIreland are seeking a dynamic, passionate person to work as a Research Support Officer in their organisation. Check detai… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: [email protected] @IACRNUKandIRE @Irish_RNN Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: Next #WhyWeDoReseach tweetchat: Tuesday 7 July at 20:00 (British Time). Previous #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchats discussed… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: Huge congratulations to @drjoanne_cooper on her appointment as Head of Nursing Research at NHS. Exciting time for nurses… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: @cancertrials_ie seeks Expressions of Interest for the role of Vice Clinical Lead. Everything you need to know - roles… Slide Background RT @FrancesShiely: There are a few remaining places for our Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials (online;part-time) @CRF_CORK #EpiTw… Slide Background RT @JPUHResearch: 5 questions / 5 minute mini survey about the #whywedoresearch #covid19 support tweetchats - link below if your like to sh… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Trials in a Pandemic - FREE online conference starts TOMORROW International speakers from @WHO, @Sydney_Uni, @UofT & @NI… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: #Wearehiring a Professor of Cancer Nursing @TCD_SNM to become an integral part of the clinical & academic multidisciplinary r… Slide Background RT @hrbireland: Irish patients with COVID-19 can soon take part in the WHO Solidarity clinical trial for COVID-19 which will get underway a… Slide Background RT @CRF_CORK: Clinical operations @CRF_CORK are supporting a point of care study, testing over 500 healthcare workers for presence of Covid… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: #WhyWeDoResearch hosted weekly (now started monthly) support tweetchats during #Covid_19. We have a 'five Q/5 min' surve… Slide Background RT @CrfgHrb: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a 2x full time fixed-term positions as a #Research #Nurse in A… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: The @hrbtmrn 2020 symposium - Trials In A Pandemic, will take place online over June 30th/July 1st. Slide Background RT @hrbireland: Are you a researcher aiming to lead your own research project independently? Sign up to @wellcometrust webinar to learn mor… Slide Background RT @uccnursmid: Save the date for Annual Conference @uccnursmid Feb 4th 2021 Year of the Nurse-Responding to Crisis. Excellent line up of… Slide Background RT @TinkleLin: Our latest paper on the factors that influence success in research delivery can be found here 👇🏻Grateful to the #CRNurses wh… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Check out our #Postgraduate programmes & take the opportunity to study at #Ireland’s leading School of #Nursing & #Midwifery @… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: The latest @cancertrials_ie update on accruals, ongoing studies, and monitoring during the pandemic has just been uplo… Slide Background RT @HRCIreland: 🎉We are delighted to launch our 2019 Annual Report 🎉 It was a great year for HRCI-from celebrating… Slide Background RT @hrbtmrn: Trials in a #Pandemic - embracing flexibility and ensuring integrity - FREE online special symposium - tackling the conduct of… Slide Background Updates from the IRNN (June 2020) - Slide Background RT @statsepi: Apologies for the shameless self-promotion, but if you are interested in clinical trials, we have a fully online postgrad pro… Slide Background RT @IPPOSI: @IPPOSI is embarking on a project to map public and patient involvement in healthcare in Ireland. If you think you can contribu… Slide Background RT @IrishHospice: You are not alone in grief. The @IrishHospice Bereavement Support Line is a new dedicated National Phone Line to support… Slide Background In 2018 @DavidORiordan7 invited @Irish_RNN members to participate in his study looking at pharmacovigilance and ADR reporting in clinical trials. Results are now published: #WhyWeDoResearch #MakeSpace4Research Slide Background RT @nmpduwest: The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) invites the views of the public, registrants, nursing and midwifery candid… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: TUESDAY TOOL OF THE WEEK Deviation Management Guideline & Template Identify, record & correct areas & activities that do… Slide Background RT @IACRN: FREE On-Demand Webinars for ALL Nurses. ANA COVID-19 webinar series cover different aspects of the crisis and provide up-to-date… Slide Background RT @HeartBeatTrust_: We are Hiring! Research Nurse position in St. Michaels Hospital. Flexible / Job share option & lovely team! @Irish_R… Slide Background RT @hrbtmrn: Digital tools for #trialrecruitment and #retention—plenty of tools but rigorous evaluation is in short supply - @shauntreweek… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Full-time 3-year #PhD #Scholarship Sep 2020 & is focused on children’s perspectives of the initiation of tech dependence. Fu… Slide Background RT @donalb5: Delighted to say we are now recruiting a coordinator for our Life After Cancer Clinic pilot for wome… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Congratulations to Dr Fintan Sheerin who was elected Head of School of Nursing & Midwifery @tcddublin yesterday. We wish hi… Slide Background RT @CrfgHrb: Exciting research positions up for grab at the @CrfgHrb Looking to fill the following: Clinical Research Assistant NUIG 077-20… Slide Background RT @scienceirel: Don’t forget the #IrelandinSF Virtual Speaker Series is on today at 5pm (Irish time). Register now:… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Closing Date for Applications - 11 June 2020 Full-time PhD #student #scholarship available with our ERC #Research TechChild… Slide Background RT @DerekCStewart: Out of curiosity - what topics would each of you like to see being talked about with #WhyWeDoResearch as we move to a MO… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Calling all #CRF staff & partner organisations Send news, annoucements and achivements for the June newsletter to ukcrf.… Slide Background RT @UCDClinRes: We are pleased to announce a Bursary competition for Irish/EU students who have been accepted onto our Masters in Clinical… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Today's #whywedoresearch tweetchat Today between 8pm and 9pm following the hashtag >> #whywedoresearch Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: The latest update of COVID-19 lit review from @ECRIN_ERIC is available Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: School of Nursing & Midwifery, @tcddublin & @DMHospitalGroup are seeking to appoint a Professor of Cancer Nursing to be an in… Slide Background RT @Irish_RNN: @CRP_Ireland is looking to recruit a Research Nurse/ Coordinator for Drogheda, County Louth: #jobfai… Slide Background RT @DerekCStewart: #WhyWeDoResearch SELF CARE is the topic on Tues 2nd June 8pm BST So, what have you been learning during lockdown? @EmmaY… Slide Background RT @NIHRCRNEastern: Could you help deliver @NIHRresearch in Primary Care and Dementias? Got experience in study protocols, feasibility & re… Slide Background RT @JRN_latest: #CALLFORPAPERS #JRN #clinicalrearchnursing The aim of our upcoming focused issue is to give voice to clinical research nurs… Slide Background Congratulations to @lieabh on her appointment to the role of @chiefnurseIRE. We very much hope @lieabh will honor the promises made by her predecessor at our conference in November 2019. #MakeSpace4Research #WhyWeDoResearch #YearoftheNurseandMidwife Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Please consider submitting an article to the #CRNurse focused edition of @JRN_latest edited by myself & @JulietMacArthur @… Slide Background RT @EMA_News: In a strategic #ICMRA meeting on #COVID19 policies, global regulators discussed COVID-19 medicine development, regulatory fle… Slide Background Third call from @JRN_latest is on Clinical Research Nurses/Midwives (deadline 1 August) @NIHR_UKCRFN @HRI_UL @HRB_CRCI @CRF_CORK @UCDClinRes @CrfgHrb #WhyWeDoResearch Slide Background RT @JRN_latest: Submit your abstract to one of our THREE upcoming focus issues: #CONFLICT #QandS #CLINICALRESEARCHNURSING #JRN https://t.c… Slide Background RT @HRCIreland: We are delighted to launch the #IHRF2019 Report from the November 2019 event on the theme Working Across Health Services &… Slide Background RT @TheHPRA: #EUMDR is delayed until May 2021 and the HPRA is encouraging all stakeholders, including Class I manufacturers, to use this ex… Slide Background RT @IACRN: Don't forget to register for our upcoming webinar "If Informed Consent is an Ongoing Process, what does re-consent mean?" on Jun… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: NIHR have launched a framework for restarting research: @NIHRresearch Slide Background Blogs summarizing previous #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchats for #COVID__19 support are available on the @Irish_RNN website: Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: Tonight's #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchat will be looking at non-#Covid_19 research (either starting new studies or studies t… Slide Background RT @Irish_RNN: @CRP_Ireland are looking for Research Coordinator positions (Research Nursing background) in Dublin & North East regions: ht… Slide Background RT @clairemagner1: So delighted to see this in print, highlighting key role of PICU Nurse + novel findings for patients with T21. Thanks to… Slide Background RT @HeartBeatTrust_: We are Hiring! Research Nurse position in St.Michaels Hospital #Dunlaoghaire #jobfairy #Nursing #Frontline  #Research… Slide Background RT @SWaTRCSI: In response to the evolving needs of critically ill #COVID19 patients, the RCSI SWaT Research Centre produced a video, includ… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Do you have any experience of this to advise @SRNCN1? @Irish_RNN @IACRN @IACRNUKandIRE @BostonIacrn @rockymtnIACRN @NIHR_U… Slide Background RT @SWaTRCSI: Do you have a PGDip in nursing or a nursing speciality? Do you want an MSc in Nursing? Come join the incredible student body… Slide Background RT @Siobhanegan2: Happy 'virtual' International Clinical Trials Day! @NursingMid_UL @ULVPResearch @Irish_RNN @IACRN @SPRINT_SARI @ClaireW_U… Slide Background RT @HRCIreland: 🚨Job Alert!🚨HRCI members @fight_blindness are currently seeking a Research Communications & Outreach Executive to join thei… Slide Background RT @HRI_UL: Siobhan Egan CNM II at HRI CRSU on International Clinical Trials day and the importance of clinical research in this time of CO… Slide Background RT @Irish_RNN: @Irish_RNN are incredibly proud to support Research Nurses/Midwives #WhyWeDoResearch #YearoftheNurseandMidwife… Slide Background Happy #ICTD2020 to all our followers & members. To read more about the Research Nurses/ Midwives workforce and required actions to strengthen research in Ireland see #WhyWeDoResearch Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: It's that time of the week again - #WhyWeDoResearch TweetChat Tonight the team will be discussing "Nursing, Midwifery & A… Slide Background RT @IACRNUKandIRE: Please see below details of Brandi’s really interesting study on Moral distress in #CRNurses It’d be great to get as man… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: #Wearehiring a Professor of Cancer Nursing @TCD_SNM to become an integral part of the clinical & academic multidisciplinary re… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: On #ICTD2020 this Weds, 20th, online screening of PPI documentary 'The Patient Effect', a collaboration between @pmrycaretria… Slide Background RT @SDenegri: Sounds like another good episode of #whywedoresearch tweet chats coming up tomorrow. Slide Background Updates from the IRNN - Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD & @DMHospitalGroup are seeking to appoint a Professor of Cancer Nursing to be an integral p… Slide Background RT @TheConf_TCD: Please share with colleagues thanks @SJHDoN @TempleStreetHos @IADNAM1 @ConnollyNursing @annmarieduff @muldowy Slide Background RT @SPHeREprogramme: #jobfairy ➡️The Health Intelligence Unit is recruiting a Senior Health Data Scientist. Closing date 04/06/2020 15:00.… Slide Background RT @clairemagner1: Wonderful to see this important PICU research on e-prescribing in #peadsicu in print. Congrats to @MoninneHowlett and te… Slide Background RT @CRF_CORK: Interested in developing your career in Clinical Trials and want the academic qualifications and expertise to back that up? @… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: TODAY's #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchat: Engaging the Public in COVID-19 with Research, Science and Medicine. TODAY - 8pm - 9… Slide Background RT @CRF_CORK: ICH-GCP training now being provided online by @CRF_CORK Contact [email protected] for info and bookings @ruben_keane https:… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: ICH-GCP training online from @CRF_CORK Up to date training is a requirement for clinical research s… Slide Background RT @NIHRCRNEastern: A message to all nurses, everywhere, for #InternationalNursesDay from @ClaireW_UK - Senior Nurse @JamesPagetNHS, #whywe… Slide Background Happy International Nurses Day, especially to Research Nurses who often work with no job security, no career structure & no standardized pay scale in Ireland. @INMO_IRL @chiefnurseIRE @HSEResearch #IND2020 #YearoftheNurseandMidwife #2020nursesandmidwives Slide Background RT @maryclareohara: On #InternationalNursesDay I thank & salute each & every one of them for their hard work & dedication #COVID19Ireland @… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Tomorrow's #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchat: Engaging the Public in COVID-19 with Research, Science and Medicine. Tuesday 12th… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: #WhyWeDoResearch Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: I'm not sure if there are any Mental health CRFs, but I am sure that many will be involved in mental health research. Hope… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: Huge 🙏 you to all our Investigators & clinical trials units involved in running our gynaecological cancer trials (http… Slide Background Research vacancies for nurses/midwives: #jobfairy #WhyWeDoResearch Slide Background RT @ICCCTN: We are expanding our team! We are looking for a research nurse to join the team to help support the trials in ICU. For more inf… Slide Background RT @ClaireW_UK: With only 15 minutes to go to tonight's #whywedoresearch tweetchat, listen to Welsh lead @EmmaYhnell talk about the backgro… Slide Background RT @EmmaYhnell: This is your three hour warning⚠️⚠️⚠️!! The next #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchat is TONIGHT at 8pm GMT. We will be focusing on… Slide Background RT @rebecca_rigney: Proud of my little sister on #InternationalDayOfTheMidwife #midwife #paramedic #research #whywedoresearch… Slide Background RT @midwives_resrch: Sunshine yellow message to all midwives on #IDM2020 from the lovely @Irish_RNN Slide Background Recruitment Barriers and Enablers in Clinical Trials: Research Nurse/Midwife Perspective - Slide Background Happy International Day of the Midwife from the #WhyWeDoResearch community. @WeMidwives @UCDMidwifery @UCCMidwifery @MidwivesIreland @OfficialDMRS @TheConf_TCD @Susan_Kent2 @world_midwives @JPUHResMidwives @midwives_resrch #2020nursesandmidwives #IDM2020 Slide Background RT @DerekCStewart: Not sure about the day of week? Let #WhyWeDoResearch help (Thanks @tombarrance Finally, using wh…