NMPDU Cork and Kerry

NMPDU Cork/Kerry is based in Cork. It covers the counties of Cork and Kerry.

Mission Statement

We aim to promote excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Care through leadership, building capacity, collaborating with stakeholders in planning and supporting the education and training of staff.  

Our ultimate aim is to improve patient care and support the provision of a safe, quality service in line with local service needs and national HSE policy.

NMPDU Cork/Kerry Team

NMPDU Team Cork O.Clarke J.Downey C.Buckley C.Killilea F.Willis H.Walsh M.Sexton

Staff Contact Details

Carmel Buckley, Director, NMPDU Cork/Kerry, HSE South / Tel: 021-4921205 / Email Carmel.Buckley@hse.ie

Johanna Downey, NMPD Officer / Tel: 021-4921211 / Email: Johanna.Downey@hse.ie

Fiona Willis, NMPD Officer / Tel: 021-4921238 / Email: Fiona.Willis@hse.ie

Sinéad Connaire, NMPD Officer / Tel 021-4921206 Email: Sinead.Connaire1@hse.ie

Helen Walsh, Staff 0fficer / Tel: 021-4921204 / Email: HelenC.Walsh@hse.ie

Olive Clarke, Clerical Officer / Tel: 021-4921205 / Email: Olive.Clarke@hse.ie

Mary Sexton, Secretary to Area Director / Tel: 021-4921203 / Email: Mary.Sexton@hse.ie

Postal Address: Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development Unit (Cork/Kerry), HSE South, Administration Building, St Marys Health Campus, Gurranabraher, Cork. T23 X440

Email:nmpdu3@hse.ieFax No: 021-4921212 

NMPDU Cork/Kerry - Conference 2017

Thursday 9th March 2017 - Theme: Clinical Decision Making - How to Be Effective

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Upcoming Events

Preparing for HIQA inspections within Public Health/Community Health Settings (1 day programme) Cork & Kerry 15th & 23 August 2017

Accountability and Responsibility in Documentation to Support Safer Better Healthcare for Public Health Nurses and Community Registered Nurses (CHO4)

NMPDU Cork/Kerry Regional Continuing Education Prospectus

NMPDU Cork/Kerry Prospectus Autumn/Winter 2017

Nursing and Midwifery Quality Care Metrics

Nursing and Midwifery Quality Care-Metrics

Continuing Professional Development


Sigma Theta Tau International 28th International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin 27-31 July 2017

Masterclass - IADNAM South Meeting 8th June 2017 Cork

Leadership in Clinical Nursing CUH Nursing Conference 23 May 2017

" Continence without Borders" Association for Continence Advice Conference 22-23 May 2017

9th Annual Conference of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association (AIGNA), 18th May 2017

Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 - Briefing Sessions 12th May 2017

St Finbarrs Hospital, Cork Celebrate Award Success

Together for Short Lives Conference - Defining Moments in Children’s Palliative Care, Birmingham, 10th to 11th May 2017 

Annual Child and Family Conference – Cork University Hospital, 4th April 2017


Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery Conference 2016

Annual Child and Family Nursing Conference 2016

National Medicines Management Masterclass

CUH 2nd Perioperative Study Day

Sepsis Conference - South / South West Hospital Group 2016

Cork & Kerry Advanced Practice Forum

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Funding Support Request Forms for NMPDU Cork/Kerry

Application form for Short Courses, Conferences, Workshops

Application form for Nursing/Midwifery Formal Academic Study (Module, Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate)

The NMPDU Cork/Kerry deadline date for receipt of completed Formal Academic Study Request Forms for Third Level Nursing & Midwifery Programmes commencing in Autumn 2017 was Friday 5th May 2017.
The next funding support campaign for academic programmes will be launched in Autumn 2017.


The Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development Unit, Cork/Kerry offices are located at St Marys Health Campus, Gurranabraher, Cork, T23 X440.