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SVUH Grand Rounds 2016 Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine

CAI Upcoming Events 2016

TTS 2016, Hong Kong, August 18th-23rd 2016

WCA 2016, Hong Kong, August 28th-September 2nd 2016

WCOA 2016, Chennai, September 3rd-4th 2016

ESRA 2016, Maastricht, September 7-10th 2016

Anaesthetic & Critical Care Symposium, Ashford Castle, September 7-10th 2016

AAGBI 2016, Birmingham, September 14-16th 2016

eHealth in Revolution, Dublin, September 15-17th 2016

ESAM 2016, Norway, September 15-18th 2016

AMTC 2016, North Carolina, September 26th 2016

IASP 2016, Japan, September 26-30th 2016

CPD Study Day, Belfast, September 28th 2016

BAOIA Meeting, Leeds, September 30th-October 1st 2016

ICS Conference 2016, Kilkenny, October 6-8th 2016

Helitech, Amsterdam, October 11-13th 2016

Canadian Transplantation Conference, Quebec, October 13-16th 2016

St Luke's Symposium, RCPI Dublin, October 18-22nd 2016

ASA 2016, Chicago, October 22nd-26th 2016

Dingle Conference, Dingle, November 5-9th 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

PGA, New York, December 9-13rd 2016

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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Dr Hugh GallagherDr Hugh Gallagher, Chairman elect 2016 - 2017

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




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




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


Dr Tom Ryan, Irish Hospital Consultants Association President 2016/17

Congratulations to Dr Tom Ryan, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, St. James's Hospital, on his appoinment as IHCA President





Professor John Hyand, New RCSI President 2016

Congratulations to Professor John Hyland, Consultant Surgeon, Saint Vincent's University Hospital, on his appointment as new RCSI President




Professor Risteard Mulcahy 1922-2016 RIP

SEDDA wishes to ackowledge the major contribution in the field of Cardiology that Dr. Risteard Mulcahy brought to St. Vincent's University Hospital and his leading role in developing cardiac cinical advancements and services in Ireland.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.




CAI honours Nobel Laureate William Campbell

Dr Kevin Carson, President of College of Anaesthetists Ireland, conferred an Honorary Fellowship of the College on Professor William Campbell who in December 2015 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine.





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



Plans for €150m maternity hospital on St. Vincent's campus resumes - July 2015





A Programme for a Partnership Government, May 11th 2016

The new Government announces its committment to the expansion of the successful Emergency Aeromedical Service (air ambulance) and its possible extension to night time. A feasibility study will be carried out to explore how this might be achieved, who might provide it and the potential cost. This shall include consideration of a second base.




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




Proposed Helipad for Mater Hospital, June 2016- Planning report




New Helipad for Cork university Hospital – again?



Irish Air Corp provides emergency Air Medical support, Clifden July 2016

Irish Air Corp AW135 in action providing air ambulance support for fractured patient in Clifden, county Galway.





RACQ Care Flight Rescue Helicopter Doctor

Sunshine coast, Australian based Irish doctor Matthew Mulkeen to star in a new TV series documenting his life as a helicopter pilot with Care Flight. This will be broadcast in the Republic of Ireland and in the United Kingdom 2016.


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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