- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia




News & Events


SVUH Grand Rounds 2016 Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine

CAI Upcoming Events 2016

Helitech, Amsterdam, October 11-13th 2016

World Thrombosis Day, Dublin, October 14th 2016

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

National Respiratory Conference, SVUH, October 14th 2016

Medevac 2016, London, October 18-20th 2016

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

Apps World 2016, London, October 19-20th 2016

IAEM, Dublin, October 20th 2016

Irish Osteoporosis Conference, Dublin, October 22nd 2016

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

Enhancing the Culture of Patient Safety, Dublin, October 27th 2016

Dingle Conference, Dingle, November 5-9th 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

Connect eHealth, Maynooth, November 22nd 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...

Latest News


CAI Autumn Winter Education Calendar 2016




Dr Hugh GallagherDr Hugh Gallagher, Chairman elect 2016 - 2017

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




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




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







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.


Workshop for Vascular Access, SVUH

Date: Wednesday, Octoboer 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





Irish Universities drop in the QS World University Ranking 2016




Professor John Hyland, New RCSI President 2016

Congratulations to Professor John Hyland, Consultant Surgeon, Saint Vincent's Univeristy Hospital





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




AidMed & Rescue Magazine - October/November 2016

AirMed & Rescue TV



'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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