The following are a list of publications based on IPCRN data:


Galvin, S., Callan A., Cormican, M., Duane, S., Bennett, K., Murphy, A W., Vellinga, A. "Improving antimicrobial prescribing in Irish primary care through electronic data collection and surveillance: a feasibility study”BMC Family Practice 2015 16:77 URL:

Callan, A., O'Shea, E., Galvin, S., Duane, S., Corry, O., SIMPle Team, T., & Vellinga, A. (2014). The Economic Cost Of Urinary Tract Infections In The Community: Results From Ireland. Value in Health, 17(7), A468.

Duane S, Callan A, Galvin S, Murphy AW, Domegan C, O’Shea E, Cormican M, Bennett K, O’ Donnell M, Vellinga A. Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for urinary tract infections (SIMPle): Protocol for a randomised control trialTrials 2013, 14:441. URL:

Dillon PO'Brien KKMcDonnell RDonnelly-Swift EGalvin RRoche ACronin KWalsh DRSchelten RS Smith  2015.  Prevalence of prescribing in pregnancy using the Irish primary care research network: a pilot study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 15(67)

Ir J Med Sci. 2017 Feb;186(1):191-200. doi: 10.1007/s11845-016-1541-4. Epub 2017 Jan 3.Development and implementation of a 'Mental Health Finder' software tool within an electronic medical record system.Swan D1,2,3, Hannigan A4, Higgins S5, McDonnell R5, Meagher D4, Cullen W4,6.

Antibiotics (Basel). 2016 Sep 15;5(3). pii: E31. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics5030031.Reconsultation and Antimicrobial Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection in Male and Female Patients in General Practice.Tandan M1, Duane S2, Cormican M3,4, Murphy AW5, Vellinga A6,7.

Springerplus. 2015 Nov 24;4:725. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1505-6. eCollection 2015.Do general practitioners prescribe more antimicrobials when the weekend comes?Tandan M1, Duane S1, Vellinga A2.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2017 Dec 1;39(4):e282-e289. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw102.The cost effectiveness of the SIMPle intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection in primary care.Gillespie P1, Callan A1, O'Shea E1, Duane S2, Murphy AW2, Domegan C3, Galvin S2, Vellinga A4.

JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Apr 25;6(4):e61. doi: 10.2196/resprot.6389.Using Mobile Phones to Collect Patient Data: Lessons Learned From the SIMPle Study.Duane S1, Tandan M1, Murphy AW1, Vellinga A1.

Reports mention using IPCRN:

Dept of Health (2016) Eurostat Project – Inventory on Morbidity Statistics in the Member States: Ireland: Final Report.

Govt of Ireland (2018) Mid-Term Review of the Implementation of the National Dementia Strategy

Barry,M (2015) The Medicines Management Programme (MMP) – update. 3rd National Medicines Forum, RCPI, 30th April.