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

Ms Laura McCabe

Laura McCabe

Ms. Laura McCabe BSc (Pharm), MPSI, MSc
Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Medicines Information Services Manager, MMUH
Email: lmccabe@rcsi.com 

Biography
Laura is currently responsible for the management of the MMUH Medicine Information (MI) service which entails the provision of evidence-based information pertaining to all aspects of medication use; development of drug protocols and prescribing guidelines to optimise safe & effective medication use whilst enhancing patient care; training of undergraduate and postgraduate Pharmacy students in MI and facilitating / contributing to Continuing Professional Development of Pharmacists within the MMUH Pharmacy Department. Prior to her undertaking her current position, Laura was employed in St Vincent's University Hospital (SVUH; 2002-2013) where she was most recently the Lead Senior Pharmacist in the Emergency Department and MI Pharmacist. During her time at SVUH, she completed an MSc in Hospital Pharmacy (Trinity College, Dublin) and worked in a number of specialties including critical care, surgery and medicine. Laura has a keen interest in the ongoing education, training and development of Pharmacists. To this end, Laura has lectured and tutored students undertaking the post-graduate Master's degree in Hospital Pharmacy, Trinity College.

Professional Committees
Member of the UK Clinical Pharmacists Association (UKCPA)
Member of the UKMI network

Research Interests
Medicines Information
Medication Safety
Anticoagulation
Diabetes & Endocrinology