• Training

    Rural, Island & Dispensing Doctors 33rd Annual Conference

    Friday 5th October – Sunday 7th October 2018 Venue: Strand Hotel, Limerick Tel. 061 421800

    Friday 5th October 2018
    15.00 Check in Strand Hotel
    20.00 Dinner in the River
    Restaurant or the
    Terrace Café Bar –
    meeting old friends
    and new
    22.00 Music in the Bar

    Saturday 6th October 2018
    07.00 am-
    10.30 am
    Breakfast in the River Restaurant
    08.30 Conference Registration – City View Suite (6th Floor).
    09.00 FIRST SESSION: Chairman:Dr. Billy O’Connell, GP Miltown- Malbay, Co. Clare.
    09.00 A Practical Approach in Type 2 Diabetes: Dr. Andrew Vance, GP & Clinical Lecturer, Royal Compton & Oldham Family Practice.
    09.30 Osteoporosis: Prof John Carey, Consultant Rheumatologist. UCHG, Galway.
    10.00 Spinal Deformity in Children: Mr. Jim Kennedy, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin
    10.20 Hip Dysplasia: Mr. Pat O’Toole, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin.
    10.40 The Battle against Antibiotic Resistance – Lending a Hand: Consultant Microbiologist UCGH/ Professor of Bacteriology NUIG.
    11.00 Cardiology Update and Novel Procedures Relevant to Primary Care: Dr. Crochán O’Sullivan, Consultant Cardiologist, Bons Secours Hospital Cork.
    11.30 Tea/Coffee – Official Opening of 33rd Pharma Exhibition.
    12.00 SECOND SESSION: Chairman: Dr. J. Cowley. Key Note Speaker: International Rural Practice: The Delhi Declaration: What relevance to Irish Rural Practice? Dr. John Wynn- Jones, Chairman WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice. Immediate Past President
    EURIPA (European Rural and Isolated Practioners Association)
    12.20 The Continuity Principle: Rural General Practice as a Key Driver of Medical Education. Dr. Liam Glynn, Prof. of General Practice, UL, GP, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare 12.40 The Role of Universities in Rural GP Education: Dr. Robert Scully, GP, ‘Scotgem’, Scotland
    13.00 Panel Discussion/Open Forum
    13.30 Lunch in the Terrace Restaurant
    14.40 THIRD SESSION Chairman: Dr. Jerry Cowley, GP, Mulranny, Co. Mayo
    14.40 Irish Healthcare: Learning from the past; What of the Future? Dr. Christine O’Malley, consultant geriatrician, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
    15.00 The Government Response to the Slainté Care Implementation Report. Dr. Michael Harty, TD, Chairman Joint Oireachtas Health Committee. GP, Kilmihill, Co. Clare.
    15.30 Irish Rural Practice – an ICGP Update: Speaker to be confirmed
    15.50 Irish Rural Practice – an IMO Update: Dr. Martin Daly, IMO GP Committee Ms Susan Clyne, CEO IMO
    16.10 Irish Rural Practice – an NAGP Update: Dr. Maitiú O’Tuathill, President NAGP, Mr. Chris Goodey, CEO, NAGP
    16.30 The Future of Rural Practice – Panel Discussion and Open Forum
    17.30 End of session – Closing Comments
    19.30 Drinks Reception in The City View Suite (6th Floor) followed by Gala Dinner. Music with Abbeyfeale’s GP Michael O’Donnell and “The Lost Souls” supported by “ McGinty and Keegan”

    Sunday 7th October 2018
    8.00 -10.30 Breakfast in River Restaurant.
    10.00 Meeting in the City View Suite: Chairman: Dr. Frank Fogarty, GP, Clonmany, Co. Donegal
    10.00 Cardiovascular Risk Assessment for the Intermediate Risk Patient in Primary Care; Role OF THE CT
    Coronary Calcium Score: Dr. Crochán O’Sullivan, Consultant Cardiologist, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork
    10.20 A Public Genome Project will enhance healthcare quality – a personal dissertation. Dr. Pat Harold, GP, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
    10.40 Attorneys of the Poor’ An Ethnographic Study of a selection of General Practitioners in Rural Ireland: Dr. Catherine Hayes, GP,
    Glasnevin, Dublin
    11.00 New Initiatives in the Mid West: National Application: CIT (Community Intervention Teams), Urgent Care Centres, Midwest Bed
    Bureau: Dr. Billy O’Connell, GP Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare. Dr. Bruce O’Donnell, GP Ennis, Co. Clare.
    11.30 ‘GP Pension Scheme and what happens when you retire?’ Dr. Ken Egan, Ballindine, Co. Mayo.
    Dr. Anthony Lundon, GP, Galway
    12.00 Practical Succession Strategies for Rural GPs’ Alan Connolly – Partner, BCC Accountants & Registered Auditors. Orla Murphy –
    Founder, Business Medical
    12.30 Open Forum
    12.55 Conference Closing Remarks
    13.00 Lunch in the Terrace Restaurant

    2.00pm Annual Rural Doctors Golf
    Competition – Limerick Golf Club, Ballyclough.

    Contact: Dr Jerry Cowley 087 2487481 / email: drjerrycowley@gmail.com

    CPD Points Applied For

    A. Menarini
    Astra Zeneca
    Consillient Health
    Clonmel Healthcare
    Flemming Medical
    Grunenthal Pharma
    IMO Financial Services
    Mundi Pharma

  • Miscellaneous

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  • Doctors Wanted

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  • Miscellaneous

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  • Property To Let/Buy


    Medical Suites available in Clare Street Medical Centre, D2 . Adjacent to the National Gallery - suitable for GP, Dermatologist, Aesthetic Clinic, Sexual Health Clinic, Travel Medicine, Out of Hours Clinic or any other medical discipline. Full medical planning permission. Large footfall - Luas stop/many tech companies/ Trinity College/ Merrion Square/ Pearse Street Train Station.

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  • Medical Practice - For Sale/To Let


    Fully Fitted Medical Consultants Suite - Suite17, Beacon Consultants Clinic, Sandyford, Dublin 18