Martin McMahon

PhD student

Research Overview

I am interested in a wide range of issues concerning individuals with intellectual disabilities. I am particularly interested in understanding how socioeconomic status influences health and social inequalities encountered by people with intellectual disabilities.


MSc - University of St Andrews

PGCE - University of Chester

H.Dip - Dublin City University

BNSc (Hons) - National University of Ireland Galway

Registrable Qualifications

Registered Nurse - Learning Disabilities

Registered Nurse – Children

Nurse Independent / Supplementary Prescriber

Career Details

I have worked in a variety of nursing and specialist nursing posts in Ireland and Jersey. General areas include; paediatric nephrology; children with life-limiting conditions; community intellectual disability nursing; psychiatry of intellectual disability and (practice) education.

Professional collaboration in searching the evidence for an ill‐defined concept
McMahon, M., Hatton, C.R., Alberici, S. 09/2018 In: Health Information and Libraries Journal. 35, 3, p. 246-250. 5 p.
Journal article

Prevalence of psychotropic medication use and association with challenging behaviour in adults with an intellectual disability: a total population study
Bowring, D., Totsika, V., Hastings, R., Toogood, S., McMahon, M. 06/2017 In: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 61, 6, p. 604-617. 14 p.
Journal article

The attitudes of nurses towards persons with an intellectual disability: validation of a multidimensional attitudinal instrument in a nursing sample
McMahon, M., Campbell, M. 2/03/2017
Conference paper

Introducing nurse independent and supplementary prescribing to Jersey
McMahon, M., White, G. 14/06/2016 In: Nurse Prescribing. 14, 6, p. 294-299. 5 p.
Journal article

Nurses' attitudes towards intellectual disability
McMahon, M. 2015
Conference paper