Orla Kirwan

Orla Kirwan

Second Victim Powerpoint Presentation

Second victims are healthcare providers who are involved in an unanticipated adverse patient event, in a medical error and/or a patient related injury and become victimised in the sense that the provider is traumatised by the event.      

Red Allergy Bracelet Project

This project was a Quality Initiative through “Lunch and Learn” at Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar in collaboration with staff in the day ward and theatre. According to the World Allergy Organisation drug allergy occurs in 3-5% of hospitalised patients. The…

National Policy for Safe Surgery Launch

Date: 15 September 2022 Time: 17:00 – 18:00 Category: General events, Surgical Location: Albert Theatre, RCSI Dublin or online via MS Teams The National Clinical Programmes for Anaesthesia, Surgery and Trauma & Orthopaedics welcome Dr Orla Healy (National Clinical Director,…

The Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2022

CAI-Congress-2022

ONLY FOUR WEEKS AWAY!   May 19-20 2022 Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology 2022   The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and the Faculty of Pain Medicine will host the Congress of Anaesthesiology on the 19th and 20th May 2022. The…

ICPAN webinar 7th ​September 2021

“ADVANCING GLOBAL PERIANAESTHESIA NURSING CONNECTIONS THROUGH INVOLVEMENT AND ADVOCACY” 3:00 – 4:00 PM   Speaker Presentations4:00pm – 4:30 PM   Announcement of ICPAN’s 2023 Conference Location, Networking Social*Please Note: presentation time is at UTC minus 5 hours. Check your local time here.…

CAI Congress 2021

Welcome to CAI Congress 2021 “We are all apprentices in a craft where no-one ever becomes a master”. Ernest Hemingway. After a year of tragedy and disappointments, the practitioners of our disciplines have gained recognition worldwide for their value, and…

Inaugural IPOMs Webinar Launch

From the IPOMS team: “We are absolutely delighted to invite you all to attend the Inaugural Irish Perioperative Medicine Society (IPOMS) launch webinar. It will be delivered online on Tuesday the 23rd of March 2021 from 6pm to 8.30pm. This event…

Peri-operative Nurses Wellbeing Survey

Peri-operative Nurses Wellbeing in Relation to Staff Involved in a Critical Incident. Researcher: Cora Brennan. Contact: corabrennan1@hse.ie Place of employment: Theatre Department Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. Survey aimed at peri-operative nurses. Thank you for considering participating in this research project.…

Annual Congress of Anaesthesiology

The Annual Congress will take place online on the 20th – 21st May and has dedicated event platform for delivering of lectures and workshops during 2 days. For more information, visit: The programme can be found on the following…

First Do No Harm

“It is an essential principle of patient safety that the regulatory environment gives sufficient voice to legitimate concerns reported by patients, families and campaigners, works alongside them and responds in a rapid, open and compassionate way to resolve issues when…

Guidance on resumption of scheduled surgical services

On 1th May, the National Public Health Emergency Response Team (NPHET) approved the interim guidance scheduled care pathway for acute operations which included risk assessment of patients in advance of hospital attendance/ admission and SARS-CoV-2 testing for patients to undergo…

Scaling back up Acute Adult Hospital Services

This guidance contains a compilation of updated versions of a set of documents previously issued separately by HSE Acute Operations for adult (non-maternity) services. They have been compiled into a single document for convenience. Paediatric and maternity services are outside…

CAI Webinar on Resuming Surgical Services

CAI Webinar on Resuming Surgical Services

Delivery of Non Covid Services in a COVID environment – Zoom Webinar   Chaired by Dr Niamh Hayes Wednesday 24th June 2020   Speakers Include:Professor Martin Cormican (HSE) Dr Vida Hamilton (HSE) Professor Debbie McNamara (RCSI) Mr Paul Gallagher (IEHG)…

IARNA 2019 Conference

2019 Conference Presentations Second Victim by Maureen F. McLaughlin Quality Improvement & Patient Safety in Operating Theatre Environment by Sharon Gorman GDPR and Social Media Etiquette by Joe Ryan

IARNA 2018 Conference Presentations and Speakers

Pre Eclampsia & Eclampsia by Margaret Coohill Read the presentation Pre Admission Units by Aileen O’Brien Read the presentation Management of the Preoperative Diabetic Patient in accordance with AAGBI Guidelines 2015, by Ann Guy Read the presentation Critical Care Essentials by…

IARNA Conference 2018

Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit Road, Galway on Saturday 29th September 2018 – see venue directions below Empowerment through Education This year the theme of the conference is ‘Empowerment through Education.  The Schedule for the conference is now available to download as…

IARNA 2017 Conference Speakers

IARNA Conference 2017 at the Hotel Kilkenny

IARNA 2017 Conference Speakers Opening welcome speech. Cora Brennan Chairperson and Conference Co-ordinator 2017 of The IARNA Association. Aileen O’Brien – Pre Assesments Units Read Aileen O’Brien Presentation Maureen McLaughlin – Malignant Hypothermia Read Aileen O’Brien Presentation ERAS IARNA IARNA…

IARNA Conference 2017

Thank you to all who attended. Huge thanks also to our amazing sponsors, volunteers and speakers.  2017 Conference Details This year we will be returning to the wonderful Hotel Kilkenny. The theme for the Conference is “Skills & Drills: Caring with Confidence”…

IARNA 2016 Conference Speakers

Opening welcome speech. Clodagh Wogan Chairperson and Conference Co-ordinator 2016 of The IARNA Association. Ms Catherine McGauran Read Ms Catherine McGauran’s Powerpoint Presentation Dr Ellen O’Sullivan. Read Ms. Ann Marie Barnes Powerpoint Presentation Ms Ann Marie Barnes Read Ms. Ann…

IARNA 2016 Conference

The 14th National IARNA Conference took place on the 1st of October, in the beautiful 4 star Mullingar Park Hotel in County Westmeath. The theme for the Conference was “Sharing Successful Practices”. IARNA invited nurses to present on their posters in a session…

ASPAN 2016

IARNA went to ASPAN’s 35th Annual Conference in Philadelphia last year! Hosted by outgoing President Armi Holcomb, it all began with Component Night, a welcome to all – by all of the components making up Aspan’s 5 regional boundaries. The…

IARNA 2015 Conference Speakers

IARNA 2015 Conference Opening welcome speech. Ann Hogan Chairperson and Conference Co-ordinator 2015 of The IARNA Association. Recognise sepsis Vida Hamilton speaks about recognising sepsis to enhance survival   See accompanying slide presentation on “Recognising sepsis to enhance survival by Vida Hamilton“, while listening…