Ms Anne Fallon

IBCLC,RNT,MSc,BN,Dip,Cert Neonatal,RM,RN

 
researcher

Biography

Anne is a lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway.  Anne worked as a midwife in Ireland and the UK in both maternity and neonatal intensive care settings. Her clinical, teaching and research interests focus on midwifery and neonatal care. Anne is programme director for The Higher Diploma in Midwifery, year lead for third year Bachelor in Midwifery Science programme and involved with the postgraduate module High Dependency Maternity Care.

Research Interests




Infant feeding

Learning / education

Neonatal well-being

Historical research methods


 

 

 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Baby-led compared with scheduled (or mixed) breastfeeding for successful breastfeeding'
Fallon A, Van der Putten D, Dring C, Moylett EH, Fealy G, Devane D (2016) 'Baby-led compared with scheduled (or mixed) breastfeeding for successful breastfeeding'. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), (9) [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Neonatal Thermoregulation in Operating Theatre and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit following Caesarean Delivery'
Fallon A, Coohill M (2016) 'Neonatal Thermoregulation in Operating Theatre and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit following Caesarean Delivery'. Irish Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing, [Details]
(2015) 'Breastfeeding practices that support women with diabetes to breastfeed'
Fallon A, Dunne F (2015) 'Breastfeeding practices that support women with diabetes to breastfeed'. Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice, 110 :10-15 [Details]
(2014) 'Developments in Neonatal Care and Nursing Responses'
P Healy, A Fallon (2014) 'Developments in Neonatal Care and Nursing Responses'. British Journal Of Nursing, 23 (1):21-24 [Details]
(2014) 'Baby-led compared with scheduled (or mixed) breastfeeding for successful breastfeeding'
Fallon A, Van der Putten D, Dring C, Moylett EH, Fealy G, Devane D. (2014) 'Baby-led compared with scheduled (or mixed) breastfeeding for successful breastfeeding'. Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009067 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Complementary and alternative therapies for shortening labour (Protocol)'
Van der Putten D, Fallon A, Devane D, Cullinane F, Doherty L (2012) 'Complementary and alternative therapies for shortening labour (Protocol)'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Art. No.: CD009626. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009626 (2) [Details]
(2012) 'Oxygen Therapy in Neonatal care'
Fallon A (2012) 'Oxygen Therapy in Neonatal care'. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 18 (6):198-200 [Details]
(2011) 'Baby-led versus scheduled breastfeeding for healthy newborns (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Art No: CD009067'
Fallon,A.,Engel, C.,Devane, D.,Dring, C.,Moylett, E.H.,Fealy, G. (2011) 'Baby-led versus scheduled breastfeeding for healthy newborns (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Art No: CD009067'. Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews Art. No.: Cd009067, (4) [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Women’s experience of control in labour and childbirth'
O'Hare, J.,Fallon, A. (2011) 'Women’s experience of control in labour and childbirth'. British Journal of Midwifery, 19 (2):350-355 [Details]
(2010) 'Midwifery basics: understanding research (6) Research Ethics'
Healy, P.,Fallon, A. (2010) 'Midwifery basics: understanding research (6) Research Ethics'. The Practising Midwife, 13 (4):34-37 [Details]
(2009) 'Infections in pregnancy'
Fallon, A.,Engel, C.,Boyle, N. (2009) 'Infections in pregnancy'. The Practising Midwife, 12 (4):27-42 [Details]
(2008) 'Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy The Practising Midwife'
Fallon, A.,Engel, C. (2008) 'Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy The Practising Midwife'. The Practising Midwife, 11 (9):32-37 [Details]
(2007) 'Clinical practice evaluation of atosiban in preterm labour management in six European countries'
Fallon, A.,Fallon, U.B. (2007) 'Clinical practice evaluation of atosiban in preterm labour management in six European countries'. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 114 (8) [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) National Seminar for Women with Diabetes,
Fallon A (2016) Focus on Breastfeeding. [Workshop chair], National Seminar for Women with Diabetes, Croi Heart and Stroke Centre, Galway , 09-APR-16. [Details]
(2013) 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference,
Fallon, A., Ui Chiardha, T., Meaney, M., Van Der Putten, D., Brennan, M., Smyth, S., & Ui Chionna, J. (2013) An Oral History of Nursing Education in Galway, (1953-2010). [Oral Presentation], 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Paper presented at 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, National University of Ireland Galway, 15th -16th April 2013 , 15-APR-13 - 16-APR-13. [Details]
(2011) ‘Supporting breastfeeding in Ireland; What do women want? Gort Breastfeeding Support Group,
Fallon A (2011) Where is the mother in baby-led breastfeeding?. [Invited Oral Presentation], ‘Supporting breastfeeding in Ireland; What do women want? Gort Breastfeeding Support Group, Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort, Co Galway , 06-OCT-11 - 06-OCT-11. [Details]
(2011) 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference,
O’Hare J, Fallon A. (2011) Women’s experience of control in labour and childbirth. [Oral Presentation], 3rd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway , 04-APR-11 - 05-APR-11. [Details]
(2007) 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery,,
Fallon A (2007) The Affective Domain of Learning is an Effective Domain of Learning. [Oral Presentation], 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery,, Trinity College, Dublin , 07-NOV-07. [Details]
(2007) 26th International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference,
Fallon A (2007) Enhancing a Quantitative Methodology with a Feminist Perspective. [Oral Presentation], 26th International Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland , 22-FEB-07. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Congenital Anomalies'
Fallon A, Houghton C (2017) 'Congenital Anomalies' In: Physiology in Childbearing. Oxford: Elsevier. [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2016) Gastroenteritis, a persistent cause of infant mortality in Ireland, 1900-45. Poster presented at the Irish Perinatal Society, 1916-2016 Making the New Island of Ireland, Historic North-South Spring Conference, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, 25th -26th February 2016.
Fallon A (2016) Gastroenteritis, a persistent cause of infant mortality in Ireland, 1900-45. Poster presented at the Irish Perinatal Society, 1916-2016 Making the New Island of Ireland, Historic North-South Spring Conference, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, 25th -26th February 2016. Conference Poster [Details]
(2011) High Dependency Maternity Care Module. Poster presented at Ireland’s Joint Midwifery Conference. ‘Making it right when things go wrong’ Irish Nurses and Midwives organization/Royal College of Midwives, Slieve Russell Hotel, Co. Cavan, 13th October 2011.
Mooney B, Devane D, Fallon A, Folan M, O ‘Hara M, van der Putten D, Millar S, Canny S, Coohill M. (2011) High Dependency Maternity Care Module. Poster presented at Ireland’s Joint Midwifery Conference. ‘Making it right when things go wrong’ Irish Nurses and Midwives organization/Royal College of Midwives, Slieve Russell Hotel, Co. Cavan, 13th October 2011. Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Language we use - words that hurt. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, ‘Midwives, women and birth - exploring the possibilities’ INMO/ RCM. Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan.
Engel,C.,Van der Putten, D.,Fallon, A.,Brennan, M. (2009) Language we use - words that hurt. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, ‘Midwives, women and birth - exploring the possibilities’ INMO/ RCM. Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan. Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Using oral history to explore student midwives’ learning experiences in Galway 1953-2008. Poster Presented at 2nd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Fallon,A.,Van der Putten, D.,MacNeela, P.,Fealy, G. (2009) Using oral history to explore student midwives’ learning experiences in Galway 1953-2008. Poster Presented at 2nd International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway. Conference Poster [Details]
(2008) Breastfeeding and Maternal Health. Poster presented at Catherine McCauley School of Nursing and Midwifery, 8th Annual Research Conference. University College Cork.
Fallon,A. (2008) Breastfeeding and Maternal Health. Poster presented at Catherine McCauley School of Nursing and Midwifery, 8th Annual Research Conference. University College Cork. Conference Poster [Details]
(2008) Language we use Words that hurt. Poster presented the Sharing Best Practice Conference ‘Making the paradigm shift’. Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit, Western Region.
Brennan, M.,Engel, C.,Van der Putten, D.,Fallon, A. (2008) Language we use Words that hurt. Poster presented the Sharing Best Practice Conference ‘Making the paradigm shift’. Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit, Western Region. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Midwife Led Care Questions asked Lessons learned. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, Irish Nursing Organisation/ Royal College of Midwives. Armagh Winning Poster - Ireland’s Annual Midwifery Conference.
Fallon, A.,Engel, C.,Van der Putten, D.,Brennan, M. (2007) Midwife Led Care Questions asked Lessons learned. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, Irish Nursing Organisation/ Royal College of Midwives. Armagh Winning Poster - Ireland’s Annual Midwifery Conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) Midwife Led Care . Poster presented the Sharing Best Practice Conference. Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit, Western Region.
Van der Putten,D.,Fallon, A.,Engel, C.,Brennan, M. (2007) Midwife Led Care . Poster presented the Sharing Best Practice Conference. Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit, Western Region. Conference Poster [Details]
(2007) An Assessment of Student Midwives’ Attitudes to Breastfeeding support using The Theory of Reasoned Action . Poster presented at The Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. 4th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, Psychological Society of Ireland. National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
Fallon, A. (2007) An Assessment of Student Midwives’ Attitudes to Breastfeeding support using The Theory of Reasoned Action . Poster presented at The Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. 4th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, Psychological Society of Ireland. National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Conference Poster [Details]
(2006) The Implications of Maternity Care Funding for Women and Midwives. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, Irish Nursing Organisation / Royal College of Midwives, Carrick-on-Shannon.
Engel,C.,Fallon, A.,Van der Putten, D. (2006) The Implications of Maternity Care Funding for Women and Midwives. Poster presented at Ireland’s Annual Joint Midwifery Conference, Irish Nursing Organisation / Royal College of Midwives, Carrick-on-Shannon. Conference Poster [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Midwifery Lecturers of Ireland Network Member 01-SEP-12 / 01-JUN-13
CUIDIU Co-established a breastfeeding support group, at Westside Library, Galway. /

Teaching Interests

Main Teaching areas                                                                                 

Normal Midwifery Care

Complications during the Antenatal, Intranatal and Postnatal periods

Breastfeeding Support

Neonatal Care

High Dependency Maternity Care.

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Year 1 Bachelor Midwifery Science NU186 Principles and Practices of Midwifery
Year 2 Bachelor Midwifery Science NU246 Midwifery Studies 1
Year 3 Bachelor Midwifery Science NU308 Midwifery Studies 11
Year 3 Bachelor in Midwifery Science NU309 Midwifery Studies 111
Year 3 Bachelor Midwifery Science NU207 The Neonate Requiring Special Care
Year 1 Higher Diploma in MIdwifery NU554 Normal Midwifery Care 1
Year 1 Higher Diploma in MIdwifery NU556 Normal Midwifery Care 11
Year 2 Higher Diploma in Midwifery NU560 Care of the Woman at Risk 11
Year 2 Higher Diploma in MIdwifery NU561 The Neonate Requiring Special Care
Year 1 PG Public Health Nursing NU585 Child and Maternal Health
Term 1 Professional Credit Award Module NU568 High Dependency Maternity Care