National Office for Trauma Services

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National Office for Trauma Services Symposium
Saturday 19 February 2022
9:00am – 5:00pm
Cork University Hospital

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The in-patient trauma service co-ordinates the care of the traumatically injured patient on the wards of the major trauma centre across specialties and disciplines so the patient has the best outcome through expert, collaborative, holistic and efficient care. Such an in-patient service is new to Ireland. This symposium will explore different models of service delivery seen in Australia, England and Northern Ireland, highlighting strengths and challenges, and sign-posting opportunities for the development of these services in Ireland.

Featuring presentations from:

• Prof Mark Fitzgerald, Director of Trauma Services, Alfred Major Trauma Centre Melbourne, Australia
• Dr Fran O’ Keeffe, Major Trauma Clinical Lead, Mater Hospital, Dublin
• Dr Shane Broderick, International Trauma Fellow, Alfred Major Trauma Centre Melbourne, Australia
• Mr Keith Synnott, National Clinical Lead, National Office for Trauma Services
• Ms Caitriona Begley, Rehabilitation Project Facilitator, National Office for Trauma Services
• Mr Nathan Tate – Assistant Service Manager Royal Victoria Major Trauma Centre, Belfast
• Mr Morgan McMonagle, Trauma Surgeon, St. Mary’s London and Waterford University hospital
• Mr Ken Reid – Major Trauma Network Manager, Northern Ireland
• Ms Ruth Houston – Major Trauma Nurse, Royal Victoria MTC, Belfast
• Dr George Peck, Chair of the National Major Trauma Geriatrics Group, England
• Dr Emer Ahern, Orthogeriatrican CUH, Trauma Rehailitation Co-Sponsor National Office for Trauma Services
• Dr Brian O’ Donnell, Director, Cork Academy of Regional Anaesthesia

Maxium Participants in person capped at 120 people.
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