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Denis Murphy

Denis Murphy Associate Faculty at RCSI Institute of Leadership.

Academic Qualifications
Doctorate in Education (ongoing)
Masters of Science in Business and Management Research
Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Practice
Master of Business Administration

Certificate in Internal Quality Auditing
Member of the Chartered Management Institute

Teaching Interests
Quality and Safety in healthcare
Legislation, Standards and Accreditation
Strategic Management
Project management
Communication skills

Research Interests
Socio-cultural influences on the education experience
Teamwork in healthcare as a means of delivering quality improvement

Murphy D. & Feeney L. (2013) The 8P’s to successful accreditation, guiding principles and priorities - critical success factors for accreditation and how they can be applied (translated into Arabic), Healthcare Accreditation Magazine, Central Board of Accreditation for Healthcare Institutions, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 2013

Feeney L. & Murphy D. (2013) A roadmap for accreditation - which way do we go? (translated into Arabic) Healthcare Accreditation Magazine, Central Board of Accreditation for Healthcare Institutions April, 2013

Feeney L. & Murphy D. (2013) Understanding and contextualising accreditation in modern day healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (translated into arabic) Healthcare Accredtation Magazine, Central Board Accreditation Healthcare Institutions, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia January 2013

Murphy D. (2008) Service Quality - Why should I care? What’s in it for me? Irish Dentist, Vol. 11 No. 6, pp 52-53

Doyle C. and Murphy D. (2008) Acting on Quality. Irish Dentist, Vol. 11 No. 8, pp 55-56

Doyle C. and Murphy D. (2008) Benchmarking: why bother? Irish Dentist, Vol. 11 No. 10, pp 41-42

Organisational Experience
Denis ise the Chief Administrative Officer of the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) a Pan European organisation who’s focus is on the coordination and alignment of dental education throughout Europe.  Working closely with the President, Senior Officers and Executive Committee of ADEE, Denis’ responsibilities includes advising on issues of European and Global dental education, developing policy and protocols for the promotion and advancement of dental education in Europe and advising the Executive Committee of ADEE on issues of strategic direction.

Prior to joining ADEE Denis was a member of the Dublin Dental University Hospital Corporate Services Team where he was responsible for the facilitation of the hospital’s quality, accreditation and certification project, management of the procurement function and for providing guidance to the Senior Management team on regulatory and legislative compliance.  
Prior to coming to Dublin Dental School and Hospital Denis worked in a variety of roles within the private sector where he has a proven track record in change and project management as well as ISO certification.

Posts Held
Denis was appointed to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland in February 2013 where he additional sits on the Preliminary Proceeding and Ethics committees.   Denis is an Accreditation Council member of CHKS a UK healthcare accreditation body.  He is board member and former chairperson of the Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare and has previously held the position of Hon. Sec. of the National Accreditation Managers Association of Irish hospitals.