Nursing

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Nursing

Welcome to St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network Nursing Department. The nursing department is proud of its highly skilled nursing staff and trained healthcare assistants

We strive to provide the highest quality of care for both inpatients and outpatients attending the network. 

St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network (SLRON) includes: 

Nursing Philosophy

Our nursing philosophy ensures that nurses are committed to providing patient-centred care to the highest possible standard, in partnership with our colleagues in the interdisciplinary team.

Each patient is an individual with a right to receive the appropriate and best, evidence-based, highly skilled nursing care.

We respect the uniqueness of the individual and are fully conscious of each person’s physical, emotional, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs. Our nursing care is sensitively planned, and given, to meet these needs.

Our constant aim is to provide excellence in care and the best possible quality of life for each patient, their relatives and friends.

Nursing structure

Breda Collins, Director of Nursing, manages, and is accountable for the total nursing service of the St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network. The nursing management team includes:

Breda Collins, Director of Nursing

Yvonne Breslin, Assistant Director of Nursing

Antoinette Kirwan, CNMIII Nursing Administration and Oncology Education Facilitator

Noreen Moylan, CNMIII Bed Utilization Manager

Éadaoin Connery, Personal Assistant to the Director of Nursing

Catherine English, Nurse Education Secretary / Nursing Administration Office