Ms. Bríd Shine, CMS, Ireland
Bríd shine is a registered Nurse and Midwife. She has a higher diploma in Public Health Studies from UCD, and a Masters Degree in Bereavement Studies from RCSI. Bríd is trained in spiritual care of the dying and has certified as a Mindfulness Teacher with the IMA in Europe.
With over 25 years experience she has cared for clients in both the hospital and community setting at all stages of the life cycle, from birth to death.
Bríd’s current post since 2010 is Clinical Midwife Specialist in Bereavement at the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital. Her role includes anticipatory bereavement support for families whose baby is diagnosed with a life limiting condition in pregnancy, working as part of the interdisciplinary team in a large Dublin Tertiary Referral Maternity Centre.
Bríd has been an active member of the HSE subgroup that recently launched National Draft Standards on Bereavement Care for Ireland’s Maternity units.
Healing after loss; Bereavement care following perinatal loss in a large Dublin maternity service