- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia




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SVUH Grand Rounds 2016 Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine

CAI Upcoming Events 2016

Anaesthesia Ophthalmic Surgery Workshop, Dublin, November 8th 2016

HEANet Conference, Galway, November 9-11th 2016

Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine, Edinburgh, November 10-11th 2016

BOAS, Birmingham, November 10-11th 2016

Association of Air Ambulance, London, November 14th 2016

London Conference on Education, London, November 14-17th 2016

Health Innovation Week, Dublin, November 19-24th 2016

Connect eHealth, Maynooth, November 22nd 2016

PGA, New York, December 9-13rd 2016

WSM London, January 11-13th 2016

Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine, Brussels, March 21-24th 2017

American Transplant Congress, Chicago, April 29th-May 3rd 2017

Hyperbaric Medicine
Video lectures, Karolinska Institute

National Children's Hospital

Discover - The Wild Atlantic Way

Easter Rising Centenary

RTE/Notre Dame 1916 Production


Surfing Ireland

Boston College vs Georgia Tech,
Dublin, Sept. 3rd 2016

Welcome to SEDDA

-South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia, Ireland

SEDDA is the aggregation of the Departments of Anaesthesia of seven participating hospitals located in the South East of Dublin.  With St. Vincent'sa University Hospital at the core, the other constituent hospitals are The National Maternity Hospital, The Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, St. Columcille’s Hospital, and the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Read more...

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Seasons Greetings to all from the Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Medicine, St Vincent's University Hospital




CAI Autumn Winter Education Calendar 2016


CAI Spring Summer Education Caledar 2017




Dr Hugh GallagherDr Hugh Gallagher, Chairman 2016 - 2017

Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Saint Vincent's University Hospital




College of Anaesthetists - 11th November 2016

Professionalism in Practice Workshop

Oral Presentation Winner: Dr Michelle O'Mahony SpR, SVUH
Topic: 'Doctor Judged: Personal Bias affecting Professional Practice'

Dr Imran Azhar, Reg, SVUH
Topic: 'Just another Laparotomy...or maybe not'




KP Moore Medal Competition

Oral Presenter: Dr C. Johnson, Reg, SVUH ---- Dr P Tierney, Mr M Rafferty & Dr C Burlacu
Topic: 'Optiflow for Apnoeic Oxygenation in Tubeless Anaesthesia.'



HRB CRCI official launch, Dublin
29th September 2016

Speaker: Professor Alistair Nichol, St Vincent's University Hospital, Chair of Critical Care Medicine, UCD, Chair of the HRB Critical Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland, UCD CRC

Topic: "Irish Critical Care Clinical Trials"




HRB invest €10 million in four new clinical trial networks

HRB Irish Critical-Care Clinical Trials Group
led by Professor Alistair Nichol, St Vincent's University Hospital and UCD



Irish Clinical Care - Clinical Trials Group - Meeting June 2016



Science Foundation Ireland, Science Week Ireland - 17th November 2016 Kilmainham

Conference: Peak Performance - The Science behind Sporting Success

Speaker: Dr Roger McMorrow, Consultant Anaesthetist, St. Vincent's University Hospital & National Maternity Hospital.

Everest Summit 2007 - Member of the Caudwell Extreme Everest Expedition Research Team

Listen to RTE Podcast/Video for Science Week, 15th November 2016



Helitech International, Amsterdam, October 2016

HEMS - Future trends in emergency medicine - the impact on air ambulances and mission equipment

HEMS - How can rotor crafts help generate effeciency gains for helath services across Europe?

Dr. Tony Healy with Medical Director of Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Service with the new AW-169






Workshop for Vascular Access, SVUH

Date: Wednesday, October 5th 2016

Co-Ordinators: Dr. A. MacShance, Dr. N. MacDonald


Workshop for Difficult Airways, SVUH

Date: Wednesday, October 12th 2016
Co-Ordinators: Dr. C. Burlacu, Dr. B. Ferris, Dr. N. Conlon














Clinical Audit Day, Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care & Pain Medicine, SVUH

Date: November 25th 2016
Co-Ordinator: Dr. N. MacDonald




Dublin Hospital Golf Society 2016

Dr Dara Breslin, Consultant Anaesthetist SVUH, won the DHGS Match Play Cup representing St Vincent's Hospital. This cup has been played annually since 1908. The last SVUH winner was Dr John Hegarty in 1993.

Photo: Dr Dara Breslin with David Borton, Captain Dublin Hopsital Golf Society.




Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine Symposium - September 2016 Ashford Castle

In association with the Galway Clinic, Western Anaesthesia Society, RCSI and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Photo: Prof Sorin J. Brull, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mr Joe O'Donovan, CEO Galway Clinic, Aimee Banks, Soprano, Prof Anthony Cunnigham, Medical Director Galway Clinic and Dr Dermot Kelly, Consultant Anaesthetist, SVUH and RVEEH.

Speaker: Dr Dermot Kelly, Consultant Anaesthetist SVUH and RVEEH



Ireland's first Limbal Stem Cell transplant in Ophthalmic Surgery.

Mr. Billy Power, Consultant Ophthalmologist, performed the first Stem Cell tissue transplant eye operation in Ireland at the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital in Dublin, 7th June 2016





National pancreas transplantation programme to be transferred from Beaumont Hospital to St Vincent's hospital 2015





Thromboelastography and blood transfusion practice

MD research project being undertaken by Dr Fazal Memon in National Liver Transplant Unit, St. Vincent's University Hospital
Facillitators: Dr John Boylan and Dr Niamh Conlon - Consultant Anaesthetists, SVUH


Intrathecal Opioids in Major Hepatobiliary Surgery

MD research project being undertaken by Dr David Gosgrave in Anaesthesia Department, St. Vincent's University Hospital
Facillitators: Professor Alistair Nichol and Dr Niamh Conlon - Consultant Anaesthetists, SVUH



Emergency Aeromedical Support (EAS) Service now established on a permanent basis - July 2015





Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

Northern Ireland Air Ambulance set to launch 2017

Read More - Associaiton of Air Ambulance UK


AidMed & Rescue Magazine - October/November 2016

AirMed & Rescue TV





Joint Committee on Health, House of the Oireachtas, Leinster House

Representatives of the Connolly for Kids Hospital Group, have been invited to a public meeting, of the Joint Committee of Health, Thursday October 27th 2016, to make a submission on the suitability of the proposed location of Saint James's Hospital site as the location for the new National Paediatric Hospital.


'The best I ever had': Patients give hospital food rave reviews

Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital and St. Colmcille's menus both receive positive reviews from patients in the first report of the quality of nutrition in the Irish Health System as reported by HIQA



Graceland School, Zambia

SVUH, Department of Anaesthesia, continues IT support for Graceland School, Zambia, with the delivery of laptops for their PC Lab

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