Grainne Walsh, United Kingdom

Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Renal Transplantation
Evelina London Children’s Hospital

As Paediatric Transplant Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Gráinne has responsibility for the long term nursing management of children with renal transplants at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital, where she has been part of the transplant team since her days as a post-graduate student in paediatrics in the early 1990s. Her clinical interests include young adult health care; she has been central in setting up a transition programme, which incorporates a young adult service, in collaboration with colleagues at Guy’s Hospital. She has been published on her transition work.


Gráinne was previously International Director of the International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS), has sat on the Allied Health Committee of the International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) and sits on the Age Appropriate Care Board at Evelina London.

Gráinne’s research interests include the impact of transplantation on families and treatment adherence; she is passionate about teaching and regularly teaches patients, families and colleagues both nationally and internationally. Gráinne is a regular visitor to Cape Town where she teaches on the Nursing Masters programme. She sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Kidney Care.

Lectures by Grainne Walsh

Sessions chaired by Grainne Walsh

When Session Role Room
11:15 - 11:45
Pre-Congress Symposium — Back to Basics: Talking Instead of Texting Chairs Stanley Park - Ballroom 1
18:30 - 20:00
Poster Session — Poster Session 1 Poster Discussants Exhibit-Poster Area
11:10 - 12:10
Interactive Workshop — Interventions and Outcomes in Transition: Engaging adolescents in the transition process Facilitator Bayshore F


Committee Role Section
Scientific Advisory Committee AHP Chair
Sub-Committee: Allied Health Chair

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