The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is delighted to announce that the forthcoming Gilmartin Lecture 2022 will be delivered by Minister Roderic O’Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability Integration and Youth of Ireland. The Lecture will take place on Thursday 8th December 2022 at 6.00pm. The lecture will be in person. Date: Thursday 8th December, 6.00pm – 7.00pm Venue: College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, Lecture Theatre Flyer can be viewed here. Fees: Free of charge CPD Points: 1 CPD Point awarded Registration is open, please register here.  Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Juliana on 

The Alliance is a global network of international member organisations advocating for global access to emergency and essential quality, safe, timely, and affordable surgical, obstetric, trauma, and anaesthesia care (SOTA Care)   The G4 Alliance held its 12th meeting in Dublin on November 11th to 14th & was hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Leaders in Healthcare from all over the world attended in person & virtually. The meeting focused on equity in technological innovations, building multidisciplinary teams & creating shared values from partnerships

Original article first appeared on Irish Times 7.11.22.   Dr Debbi Stanistreet (Associate Professor of Public Health, School of Population Health, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and member of Irish Doctors for the Environment)   The one small change that I would like to see in the Irish healthcare system is for healthcare professionals to be formally recognised as advocates for climate action. I understand that doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals would require training to be able to fulfil this role but given that healthcare systems cause as much as five per cent of

Picture shows Dr Noelle Healy and Minister of Health following her talk on “Psychological Safety: A Teams Perspective” at the recent National Patient Safety Meeting in Dublin Castle. The meeting was organised by the National Patient Safety Office in the Department of Health.