- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia

News Archive 2013


Presentation of Gold Medal Winners 2012

Pictured below is Dr Nikki Higgins who won the Dr Gerry Dorian Medal for Best SpR in Anaesthesia for 2012 and Dr Ahmed Ibrahim Ali Aglan who won the Best SpR in ICU for 2012 presented by Dr Caroline Hickey, Chairperson, Dept of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care And Pain Medicine, St Vincent's University Hospital along with Dr Dara Breslin, Consultant Anaesthetist/Senior Lecturer.


IMO General Meeting (Photo: Irish Medical Times)


SVUH Liver Transplant Conference, SVUH, February 22nd, 2013
(Photo : The Irish Medical Times)



SVUH Department of Anaesthesia wishes Dr Georgie Imberger farewell

Liver fellow July 2011 - January 2013 returning home to Melbourne to complete her PhD "The reliability of conclusions of meta-analysis".

Slan agus Beannaght from all at St Vincent's university Hospital




National Maternity Hospital to relocate to St. Vincent's University Hospital campus - Minister for Health announces May 27th 2013




The Irish Defence Forces (Oglaigh na hEireann) 100th anniversary 2013

The Irish Defence Forces will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Irish Volunteers, Oglaigh na hEireann, throughout 2013.

The Irish Air Corp completed 98 Air Ambulance missions during 2012. The pilot Emergency Aeromedical Service, based in Athlone, launched 113 missions during 2012.


Medal Awards, Department of Anaesthesia, St Vincent's University Hospital 2013



Dr Dara Breslin (Chairman) presenting Dr Mort Kelleher with SpR medal 2013

Dr Dara Breslin (Chairman) presenting Dr Tom Wall with the BST Medal 2013


Dr Alan McShane presenting Dr Raymund O'Connor with the ICU Medal 2013


Dr. Shaik Subhani, Dr Kevin McKeating & Dr. Ali Askery

Dr. Declan O'Keeffe



Difficult Airways Workshop - St Vincent's University Hospital (December 2013)

Professor Alistair Nichol, Dr Abdul Hameed Khan & Dr John Riordan participating in workshop




SVUH 2013 - Celebrating 20 years of Liver Transplantation

The National Liver Unit, St Vincent's University Hospital, has pioneered orthotopic liver transplantation in Ireland since 1993. To date almost 700 liver transplantations have been successfully performed. The Irish Kidney Asociation says 2013 was a 'record' year for organ transplants with a total of 293 being perfromed, of which 55 liver transplants were carried out at St. Vicent's University Hospital.


Dr Roger McMorrow, Consultant Anaesthetist, St Vincents University Hospital & National Maternity Hospital.

Lecturer, Diploma course in Mountain Medicine, March 11th 2013,

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