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Dr. Grainne Donohue
Research Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Donohue G, Keogh BJ, Do we need to revisit our thinking on Electroconvulsive Therapy?., Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28, (3), 2021, p307 - 308 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Walsh, V., McCann, E. Donohue, G., The Provision and Evaluation of Bereavement and Loss Education based on the Needs of Mental Health Nurses working within an Adolescent Inpatient Unit., TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, March 2021, 2021 Poster, 2021

Hennessey S., Nash, M. Donohue, G., Mental Health Service User Experience of engaging with the MyPal physical health monitoring tool, TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Oral Presentation, 2021

Farrington A; King, M; McCann E; Donohue G., Mental Health Nurse well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: An exploratory study, RCSI International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Oral Presentation, 2021

Kirwan, S, Donohue, G, Keogh B, Nurse Leadership in Implementing Digital Health Change in an Irish Mental Health Service, Scholars International Virtual Nursing 2021, UK, April 14-15th , 2021 Oral Presentation, 2021

Donohue G., McCann, E, Brown, M, Views and Experiences of LGBTQ+ People in Prison Regarding Their Psychosocial Needs: A Systematic Review of the Qualitative Research Evidence, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,, 18, (17), 2021, p9335- Journal Article, 2021 URL DOI

King, M; Farrington A; McCann E; Donohue G., Mental Health Nurse Wellbeing during COVID-19: Results of Impact (of an event) and Anxiety scales, TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Poster, 2021

Sullivan, E., Gogan, E., Doyle, L & Donohue, G. , Decider Life Skills Training as a Methods of Promoting Resilience with Mental Health Student Nurses on Clinical Placement., Nurse Education in Practice, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Kirwan, S, Donohue, G, The establishment of the Nursing Physical Monitoring Report within an EHR to monitor clinical investigations of service users being treated in a mental health service, TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, 2021 Poster, 2021

McCann, E. Donohue, G. Brown, M., Experiences and Perceptions of Trans and Gender Non-Binary People Regarding Their Psychosocial Support Needs: A Systematic Review of the Qualitative Research Evidence, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 TARA - Full Text DOI

Kirwan, S, Donohue, G, Establishing the Nursing Physical Monitoring Report within an Electronic Health Record , RCSI International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Dublin, IRE, March 2021, 2021 Poster, 2021

Nugent, A, Donohue, G, Higgins, A, 'Walk in my shoes' Nurse experience of working with seriously ill children: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis., Nursing Children and Young People, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Douglas, L., Donohue, G., Morrissey, J., Patient Experience of Physical Restraint in the Acute Setting: A Systematic Review of the Qualitative Research Evidence, Issues in Mental Health Nursing , 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

King, M; Farrington A; McCann E; Donohue G., Mental Health Nurse Wellbeing during COVID-19: Results of Impact (of an event) and Anxiety scales, RCSI International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Poster, 2021

Frain, S, Chambers, L, Higgins, A, Donohue, G., 'Not Left in Limbo': Service User Experiences of Mental Health Nurse Prescribing in Home Care Settings, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 42, (7), 2021, p660 - 666 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Kirwan, S, King, M, Farrington, A, Jennings, B, Doyle, C, Keogh, B, Donohue, G, Service user experience of receiving remote inpatient mental health treatment via the Homecare service, TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Poster, 2021

McCann, E. & Donohue, G., LGBTQ+ Special Edition Editorial Journal of Nursing Management, Journal of Nursing Management, 29, (1), 2021, p1 - 2 Journal Article, 2021 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Kirwan S, Cunningham P, Donohue G, Keogh B, Creedon J., Nursing leadership in response to the COVID-19 crisis in an Irish independent mental health service., British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Farrington A; King, M; McCann E; Donohue G., 'Working with uncertainty' Mental health nurse experience of working through a global pandemic., TCD Health and Education Conference , Dublin, IRE, March , 2021 Oral Presentation, 2021

Farrington A, Huntley-Moore S, Donohue, G, Learning Experiences of Nurses working in Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment , 39th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, RCSI, Dublin, Ireland , Feb , 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020

Kennedy, C, Morrissey, J. Donohue, G, Mental health nurses' preparedness to work with adults who have child sexual abuse histories: a qualitative study., THE Trinity Health and Education Conference , TCD, Dublin, Ireland , March , 2020 Poster, 2020

Hennessey, S., Nash, M., Donohue G , Enhancing physical health monitoring in people with severe mental illness: the development of a health passport, Journal of Mental Health Practice , 23, (3), 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Farrington A, Huntley-Moore S, Donohue, G, Mental Health Nursing Students experience of working with adolescents with eating disorders , Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2020), , Trinity College, University of Dublin, March, 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020

Farrington A, Huntley-Moore S, Donohue, G, 'I found it daunting' An exploration of educational needs and experiences of mental health student nurses working with children and adolescents with eating disorders , Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing , 2020, phttps://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12 Journal Article, 2020 URL

McCann, E. Donohue, G. Timmins, F., An exploration of the relationship between spirituality, religion and mental health among youth who identify as LGBT+: A systematic literature review., Journal of Religion and Health , 59, (2), 2020, p828 - 844 Journal Article, 2020 TARA - Full Text DOI

Murphy, E. Donohue, G. McCann, E., Exploring mental health issues through the use of blogs: a scoping review of the research evidence, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 41, 2020, p296 - 305 Journal Article, 2020 DOI TARA - Full Text

King, M; Donohue, G, Keogh, B, An evaluation of mental health nurses' confidence in recognising a physically deteriorating person using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS), THE Trinity Health and Education Conference , TCD, Dublin, Ireland , March, 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020

Donnellan, J, Kavanagh, A, Donohue, G, Risky Business? A Year-Long Study of Adult Voluntary Admissions Who Leave Psychiatric in-Patient Care without Informing Staff, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 2020, p10.1080/01612840.2020.1725196 Journal Article, 2020 URL

Lonergan, A. Timmons, F. Donohue G. , Nursing Experiences of providing care for older adults receiving ECT treatment for severe depression., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2020), TCD, Dublin, Ireland , March , 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020

King, M. Keogh, B, Donohue, G, Evaluation of Nurse Confidence in Recognising a Physically Deteriorating Patient, Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference, RCSI, Dublin, Feb 26th , 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020 URL

Kirwan, S, Donohue, G., The establishment of the Student Nurse Validation Report to capture student nurse entries that require validation in an Electronic Health Record environment., THE Trinity Health and Education Conference , Dublin, March , 2020 Poster, 2020

King M, Keogh B, Donohue G, Evaluating mental health nurses' confidence in recognising a physically deteriorating patient., Mental Health Practice, 2020, doi: 10.7748/mhp.2020.e1519 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Lonergan, A. Timmins, F. Donohue G. , Mental Health Nurse Experiences of delivering care to severely depressed adults receiving Electroconvulsive therapy, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Kirwan, S, Keogh, B. Donohue, G, 'Going Live' Nurse Leadership in Implementing Digital Change in an Irish Mental Health Service., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2020), TCD, Dublin, Ireland , March , 2020 Oral Presentation, 2020 URL

Kirwan, S, Keogh, B, Donohue, G. , Nurse leadership in implementing digital change in an Irish mental health service., Mental Health Practice, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Kennedy C, Morrissey J, Donohue G., Mental health nurses' perceived preparedness to work with adults who have child sexual abuse histories., Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 2020, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 2020 URL

Kirwan S, Donohue G, Implementation of Student Nurse Entries in an Electronic Health Record , 39th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, RCSI, Dublin, Ireland , Feb , 2020 Poster, 2020

Frain, S; Chambers L; Donohue G, 'Patient Experiences of Mental Health Nurse Prescribing in Home care settings', Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2019), , Trinity College, University of Dublin, 6th & 7th March 2019, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Hennessey, S; Nash, M.; Donohue, G., 'Development and Implementation of My PAL: a physical health passport for mental health service users',, Trinity Health and Education Conference, Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, March , 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Hennessey, S., Nash, M., Donohue G , A qualitative study of user experience of MyPAL, International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference , London, UK, 12.09.19, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Smallwood, G; Donohue, G, An Evaluation of a Physical Health Monitoring Tool for People with Serious Mental Illness', Trinity Health and Education Conference, Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, March , 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Hennessey S, Donohue, G, Nash M, A qualitative study of user expreince of My PAL: a physical health passport for mental health service users , Mental Health Nurse Manger Annual Conference, Killarney, Co. Kilkenny , Oct , 2019 Poster, 2019

Frain, S; Chambers L; Donohue G, Patients Experiences of Mental Health Nurse Prescribing in Their Homes, 38th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, RCSI, Dublin, Ireland , Feb 2019, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Quirke, M.B., Prizeman, G., Donohue, G., White, P., McCann, E., Experiences and perceptions of emergency department nurses regarding people who present with mental health issues: a systematic review protocol , JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports , 17, (9), 2019, p1877 - 1882 Journal Article, 2019 DOI TARA - Full Text

McCann, E., Donohue, G., de Jager, J., Nugter, A., Stewart, J., & Eustace-Cook, J., Sexuality and intimacy among people with serious mental illness: a qualitative systematic review, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 17 , (1), 2019, p74 - 125 Journal Article, 2019 DOI TARA - Full Text

Stewart, J; Morrissey, J;, Donohue G., 'Mental Health Nurses' Engagement with Clinical Supervision: A Needs Analysis', Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2019), , Dublin, Ireland , 6th & 7th March 2019, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Donohue, G; Quirke, M; Prizeman, G, White P., 'Building research capacity of hospital-based nurses: A collaborative research model' , Nursing Midwifery Planning and Development Annual Conference, Dublin, Sept, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

Edward McCann; Grainne Donohue; Jose de Jager; Jim van Os; Annet Nugter; Jessica Stewart; Jessica Eustace-Cook , Sexuality and intimacy among people with serious mental illness in hospital and community settings: a qualitative systematic review protocol, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation , 16, (2), 2018, p324 - 327 Journal Article, 2018 DOI URL

Marshall, D., Donohue, G. Morrissey, J. & Power B., Evaluation of a Tai Chi Intervention to Promote Well-Being in Healthcare Staff:A Pilot Study , Religions, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 URL URL

Cleary, D; Donohue, G, 'Something Drew Me In': The Professional and Personal Impact of Working with Spirituality in Addiction Recovery, Religions, 9, (35), 2018 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Smallwood G, Donohue G, 'Physical Health Monitoring: A Quality Initiative in Kildare West Wicklow Mental Health Services', Mental Health Nurse Manger Annual Conference, Kildare , Nov , 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

Odeyami, C; Morrissey, J; Donohue G , Factors affecting Mental Health Nurses working with Clients with First Episode Psychosis: A qualitative study, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing , 25, (7), 2018, p423 - 431 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Smallwood, G; Donohue, G, 'Using a Collaborative Model to develop a framework for monitoring physical health requirements of people with serious mental illness', Advancing Recovery in Ireland Conference, Dublin, Feb, 2018 Poster, 2018

Smallwood, G; Donohue, G, Using a Collaborative Model to develop a framework for monitoring physical health requirements of people with serious mental illness, Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing Conference,, DCU, Dublin, IRE, May , 2018 Poster, 2018

McCann, E; Donohue, G, 'Sexuality and Intimacy in people with serious mental health issues: A review of evidence', Nursing Midwifery Planning and Development Annual Conference, Dublin , Sept, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

McCann, E., Donohue, G., Stewart, J., Van Os, J. Nugter, A., de Jager, J. & Eustace-Cook, J. , Sex and relationship issues and people with serious mental illness. , Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing 8th Symposium. , Dublin City University, Dublin, 17-18 May, 2018 Poster, 2018

Smallwood, G; Donohue G., Using a Collaborative Model to develop a framework for monitoring physical health requirements of people with serious mental illness', TCPHI Symposium , Dublin, Ireland , May , 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Donohue, G, Developing Mental Health Nurse capacity through collaborative practice; An update of outcomes, TCPHI Symposium , Dublin, Ireland , May, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Harmon,K, Donohue G, 'Not becoming Mother.' A Phenomenological Exploration of the Therapeutic Relationship with Transgender Clients, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing , 39, (1), 2018, p53 - 58 Journal Article, 2018 URL

McCann, E; Donohue, G, 'Mental health, spirituality and religion in relation to youth who identify as LGBT+: A systematic review of the literature', International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference, Dublin, Ireland , June , 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Donohue G; Smallwood, G, 'Evaluation of a Physical Health Screening Tool for People with a Serious Mental Illness', Mental Health Nurse Manger Annual Conference, Kildare, Nov , 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

Stewart, J; Hutton, L; Leigh, B; Timmins G; Donohue G, An Evaluation of the Frequency and Use of Mental Health Abbreviations in Clinical Charts and the Implementation and Evaluation of a Revised Glossary of Abbreviation Standards' , TCPHI Symposium , Dublin, Ireland , May , 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Smallwood, G; Donohue G, 'Note my Value, note my Values; A Steering Group for Physical Health Improvement', Mental Health Nurse Conference, Dublin, Nov, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

Donohue, G, Mental Health Services Research CHO Area 07; An Analysis of Outcomes, Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation Research Symposium, Dublin, Ireland , May , 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Smallwood, G; Donohue, G, 'Physical Health Monitoring in Mental Health: How to address the physical health needs of people with serious mental illness?', 3rd National Mental Health Nursing Conference, Dublin, Sept., 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Prizeman, G; Quirke, M; Donohue, G, Building capacity for nurse-led research and service improvement: A collaborative model to build research support and infrastructure for nursing staff', 16th Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Nov., 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Marshall, B, Donohue, G, Morrissey, J., Evaluation of a Tai Chi intervention to promote Well-being in Healthcare Staff: A Pilot Study' , 3rd International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference , TCD, Dublin, June, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Donohue, G, 'Building Capacity for Research & Service Improvement: A collaborative model to build research support, networks and infrastructure to enable mental health nursing leaders to lead clinically relevant research' , Irish Mental Health Nursing Conference, Dublin, Ireland , August , 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Moore, H; Donohue G, The impact of suicide prevention on experienced Irish clinicians, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 16, (1), 2016, p24 - 34 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Donohue, G, Research in Psychotherapy Training: Clinical Implications, IAHIP Conference Booklet, Cork, Ireland , 03/16, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Donohue, G., 'Psychoanalytic intervention in Adults over 65 years' , Irish Gerontological Society PhD Day, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 2009 Oral Presentation, 2009

Donohue, G, 'An exploration of a process and outcome study of a psychoanalytic intervention in spousal caregivers' , World Geriatric Congress,, Paris, France , May, 2008 Oral Presentation, 2008

Donohue, G, 'A psychoanalytic intervention in adults over 65 years who are dementia caregivers' , International Psychoanalytic Association, University College London-, London, UK, 2007 Oral Presentation, 2007

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Smallwood, G., Donohue, G., Physical Health Monitoring in Mental Health: Developing a Framework to Promote the Physical Health Needs of People with Serious Mental Illness., NMPDU Newsletter, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Roberts, A; Donohue, G; Quirke, M; Prizeman, G, Building research capacity of hospital-based nurses: A collaborative research model, NMPDU Newsletter, 2017 Journal Article, 2017