Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Ms Simone Walsh

  • Simone WalshRole: Research Nurse
  • Email: simonewalsh@rcsi.ie
  • Professional qualifications: Registered General Nurse
  • Academic qualifications: MSc in Public Health, BSc Nursing Management, Certificate in Medical Toxicology



Current research

Current projects
  • Generating new knowledge to reduce the occurrence of pressure ulcers in at risk people, through optimal climate control.

Publications and presentations

Publications
  • Walsh, Simone (2014) Gambling in Europe and Ireland: the evidence. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 51, autumn 2014 , pp.16-17.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone (2013) Update on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 45, spring 2013 , p.11.
  • Walsh, Simone (2013) Roadside drug testing. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 44, winter 2012 , pp.21-22.
  • Lynn, Ena and Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone (2012) Update on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 40, winter 2011 , pp.18-19.
  • Lynn, Ena and Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone (2011) Update on drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 37, spring 2011 , pp.15-16.
  • Walsh, Simone (2010) The State Laboratory annual report 2008. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 33, spring 2010, p.26.
  • Lynn, Ena and Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Trends in drug-related deaths in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 32, winter 2009, p. 3.
  • Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Solvent and volatile inhalant use in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 32, Winter 2009 , pp. 14-16.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone and Lynn, Ena and Long, Jean (2010) Drug-related deaths among recently released prisoners in Ireland, 1998 to 2005. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 6, (1), pp. 26-32.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Long, Jean and Walsh, Simone and Pike, Brigid (2010) Drugnet digest. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 35, autumn 2010, pp. 7-8.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone (2010) Update on drug-related deaths. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 34, summer 2010, p.4.
  • Walsh, Simone and Lyons, Suzi (2010) Drug-related deaths among recently released prisoners. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 35, autumn 2010, p.25.
  • Walsh, Simone (2010) Pharmacy guidelines on safe supply of codeine-based products. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 35, autumn 2010, p.28.
  • Walsh, Simone (2009) Poisons Information Centre annual report 2008. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 31, autumn 2009, p.23.
  • Walsh, Simone (2009) The State Laboratory annual report 2007. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 29, spring 2009, p.24.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone (2008) Data collection and recording of deaths that lead to a coroner’s inquests. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 25, spring 2008, p.23.
  • Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone and Lynn, Ena (2008) Trends in drug-related deaths in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 28, winter 2008 , pp.1-2.
  • Walsh, Simone and Lyons, Suzi (2008) HRB overview of suicide in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 27, autumn 2008, p.22.

Reports
  • Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Lyons, Suzi and Lynn, Ena and Walsh, Simone and Sutton, Marie and Long, Jean (2011) Alcohol-related deaths and deaths among people who were alcohol dependent in Ireland, 2004 to 2008. HRB Trends Series 10. Dublin: Health Research Board.
  • Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Bellerose, Delphine and Lyons, Suzi and Carew, Anne Marie and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treatment (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007). Appendix. HRB Trends Series 9. Dublin: Health Research Board.
  • Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Bellerose, Delphine and Lyons, Suzi and Carew, Anne Marie and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2010) Problem benzodiazepine use in Ireland: treatment (2003 to 2008) and deaths (1998 to 2007). HRB Trends Series 9. Dublin: Health Research Board.
  • Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Lynn, Ena and Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2009) Trends in deaths among drug users in Ireland from traumatic and medical causes, 1998 to 2005. HRB Trends Series 8. Dublin: Health Research Board.
  • Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Lyons, Suzi and Lynn, Ena and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2008) Trends in drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland, 1998 to 2005. Trends Series 4. Dublin: Health Research Board.

Conferences
  • Walsh S, Lynn E, Lyons S (2012) Predicting trends in fatal drug overdoses, does the day of the week matter? 2nd Annual National Drug Conference, Dublin, 2012.
  • Walsh S, Lyons S, Lynn E (2012) Post mortem toxicology results and the implication of interpretation for data collection. Coroners Society of Ireland AGM, Co. Kildare (2012)
  • Lynn E, Lyons S, Walsh S, Sutton M, Long J (2011) Drug-related Deaths and Deaths Among Drug User in Ireland Between 1998 and 2007. 1st National Drug Conference, Dublin, 2011

Funding

  • Road Safety Authority of Ireland – Data collection of road traffic collisions from coronial files: €35,000