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

Dr Cathal Cadogan

Cathal Cadogan

Dr Cathal Cadogan

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Tel: +353 1 402 5194
Email: cathalcadogan@rcsi.com
ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Cathal_Cadogan 

Biography
Cathal graduated from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (First Class Honors). After completing his Ph.D. through an Ussher Fellowship awarded by TCD, Cathal worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Queen's University Belfast. His post-doctoral work focused on developing an intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care. Cathal was appointed as a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice in RCSI in 2015.

Research Interests
Development and evaluation of complex interventions
Safe and effective use of medicines
Prescribing trends
Pharmaceutical care of older patients and patients with mental illness
Addiction/Problem drug use
Behaviour change
Development and extension of community pharmacists' professional role

Publications

Published Manuscripts:

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Gormley GJ, Francis J, Passmore AP, Kerse N, Hughes CM. A feasibility study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2017;4:23.

Patton DE*, Cadogan CA*, Ryan C, Francis JJ, Gormley GJ, Passmore P, Kerse N, Hughes CM. Improving adherence to multiple medications in older people in primary care: selecting intervention components to address patient-reported barriers and facilitators. Health Expectations [in press].

Patton D, Hughes C, Cadogan CA, Ryan C. Theory-based interventions to improve medication adherence in older adults prescribed polypharmacy: A systematic review. Drugs Aging. 2017;34(2):97-113.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Francis J, Gormley GJ, Passmore AP, Kerse N, Hughes C. Development of an intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care using a theory-based method. BMC Health Services Research. 2016;16(1):661.

Hughes CM, Cadogan CA, Patton D, Ryan CA. Pharmaceutical strategies towards optimising polypharmacy in older people. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2016;30;512(2):360-65.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Hughes CM. Appropriate Polypharmacy and Medicine Safety: When Many is not Too Many. Drug Safety. 2016;39(2):109-16.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Francis J, Gormley GJ, Passmore AP, Kerse N, Hughes C. Improving appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care: selecting components of an evidence-based intervention to target prescribing and dispensing. Implementation Science. 2015;10:16.

Cooper JA*, Cadogan CA*, Patterson SM, Kerse N, Bradley MC, Ryan C, Hughes C. Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy in older people: a Cochrane systematic review, BMJ Open. 2015;5:e009235.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Hughes C. Making the case for change: what researchers need to consider when designing behaviour change interventions aimed at improving medication dispensing, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2016;12(1):149-53.

Hughes C, Cadogan CA, Ryan C. Development of a pharmacy practice intervention: lessons from the literature. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2016;38(3):601-6.

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA. Community pharmacists' role in benzodiazepine supply in Ireland: a questionnaire of pharmacists' views and experiences, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015;23(6):415-22.

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA. An audit of prescribing practices for benzodiazepines and Z-drugs in Ireland, Irish Medical Journal. 2015; 108(3):84-6.

Patterson SM, Cadogan CA, Kerse N, Cardwell CR, Bradley MC, Ryan C, Hughes C. Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008165.

*Denotes joint first authorship 

Published Abstracts:

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Gormley GJ, Passmore P, Francis J, Kerse N, Hughes C. Development of a primary care-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people using a systematic and theory-based method. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2016; 24(S1):16.

Patton D, Hughes CM, Cadogan CA, Ryan C. Theory-based interventions that aim to improve medication adherence in older adults who are prescribed multiple medications: a systematic review. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2016; 24(S3):41-2.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Gormley GJ, Passmore P, Francis J, Kerse N, Hughes C. Dispensing appropriate polypharmacy to older people in primary care: a qualitative, theory-based study of community pharmacists' perceptions and experiences. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015; 23(S2):32.

Patton D, Ryan C, Cadogan CA, Gormley GJ, Passmore P, Francis J, Kerse N, Hughes C. Using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to explore barriers and facilitators to adherence to polypharmacy in community based older adults. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015; 23(S2):11-2.

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Gormley GJ, Passmore P, Francis J, Kerse N, Hughes C. Prescribing appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care: a qualitative study of general practitioners' perceptions and experiences, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2015; 23(S1):9-10.

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA. Benzodiazepine prescribing: the role of community pharmacists in Ireland, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2012; 20(S1):20.

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA. Community pharmacists' views on benzodiazepine prescribing and supply, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2012; 34(1):238.

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA. Community pharmacist audit of prescribing practices for benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-related drugs in Ireland, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2012; 34(1):254. 

Book Chapter:

Ryan C, Cadogan CA, Hughes C. Mixed Methods Research in Pharmacy Practice. In: Pharmacy Practice Research Methods. Babar Z (Ed). Springer (Adis), 2015, pp. 107-121.

Podcast:

A review of the ways that healthcare professionals can improve the use of suitable medicines for older people, available from the Cochrane Collaboration's Podcast Library, Issue 10 to 12, October to December 2014: http://cochrane.org/podcasts/10.1002/14651858.CD008165.pub3