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

Mr John Hayden

 John Hayden

Mr John Hayden
Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Tel.: +353 1 402 2786

John graduated from the University College Cork School of Pharmacy in 2009. He completed his pre-registration training in Tallaght Hospital alongside the first year of the MPharm in RCSI in 2010. Once qualified, he moved to a clinical pharmacist role in Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin. He provided pharmaceutical care for infant cardiac patients. In 2011 he took up the role of Clinical Trials Pharmacist for the National Children's Research Centre. In this position he worked on Ireland's first academic led drug trial in an emergency department and Ireland's first academic led drug trial using controlled drugs. He also completed a postgraduate diploma in hospital clinical pharmacy from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in 2013. In January 2014 John took up a position as Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice in RCSI and is beginning a PhD in paediatric critical care.

Professional Committees
Paediatric Clinical Research Unit of the National Children's Research Centre (2011-2014)
Irish Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacy Group

Research Interests
Critical Care
Analgesia and Sedation
Child Psychiatry
Academic-led Drug Clinical Trials

Peer-reviewed Publications
Hayden J.C., Dawkins I, Breatnach C, Leacy FP, Foxton J, Healy M, Cousins G, Gallagher P.J. Doherty D.R. Effectiveness of α2 agonists for sedation in paediatric critical care: study protocol for a retrospective cohort observational study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(5).

Boland F, Quirke M, Gannon B, Plunkett S, Hayden J.C., McCourt J, O'Sullivan R, Eustace J, Deasy C, Wakai A. The Penicillin for the Emergency Department Outpatient treatment of CELLulitis (PEDOCELL) trial: update to the study protocol and detailed statistical analysis plan (SAP). Trials. 2017;18(1):391.

Flood M, Hayden J.C., Bourke B, Gallagher P.J., Maher S. Design and Evaluation of Video Podcasts for Providing Online Feedback on Formative Pharmaceutical Calculations Assessments. American Journal of Pharmacy Education [Article in Press 2017].

Cronin, J.J., McCoy, S., Kennedy, U., An Fhailí, S.N., Wakai, A., Hayden, J., Crispino, G., Barrett, M.J., Walsh, S., O'Sullivan, R. A Randomized Trial of Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Versus Multidose Prednisolone for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma in Children Who Attend the Emergency Department (2016) Annals of Emergency Medicine, 67 (5), pp. 593-601e3.

Hayden, J., Flood, M., McNicholas, F. ADHD in children: a path to free medicines (2016) Irish Journal of Medical Science, 185 (1), pp. 171-175.

Hayden, J.C., Breatnach, C., Doherty, D.R., Healy, M., Howlett, M.M., Gallagher, P.J., Cousins, G. Efficacy of α2 Agonists for Sedation in Pediatric Critical Care: A Systematic Review (2016) Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 17 (2), pp. e66-e75.

Cronin, J., Kennedy, U., McCoy, S., an Fhailí, S.N., Crispino-O'Connell, G., Hayden, J., Wakai, A., Walsh, S., O'Sullivan, R. Single dose oral dexamethasone versus multi-dose prednisolone in the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma in children who attend the emergency department: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (2012) Trials, 13, art. no. 141.

Barrett, M.J., Cronin, J., Murphy, A., McCoy, S., Hayden, J., an Fhailí, S., Grant, T., Wakai, A., McMahon, C., Walsh, S., O'Sullivan, R. Intranasal fentanyl versus intravenous morphine in the emergency department treatment of severe painful sickle cell crises in children: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2012) Trials, 13, art. no. 74.

Bermingham, M., Hayden, J., Dawkins, I., Miwa, S., Gibson, D., McDonald, K., Ledwidge, M. Prospective analysis of ldl-c goal achievement and self-reported medication adherence among statin users in primary care (2011) Clinical Therapeutics, 33 (9), pp. 1180-1189.

Sahm, L., MacCurtain, A., Hayden, J., Roche, C., Richards, H.L. Electronic reminders to improve medication adherence-are they acceptable to the patient? (2009) Pharmacy World and Science, 31 (6), pp. 627-629.