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National Council

The National Council governs the Association on behalf of its members between General Meetings. There are thirty members, twenty-five of whom are elected. The remaining five members are co-opted. The Council is representative of the regions and the specialties and one member must be a life member. Elections are held every two years. Members may be elected for a maximum of two consecutive terms. Members who have served two terms may go forward for election having subsequently not served on Council.

Focus Group

The Officers of the Association along with the Chairpersons of the Schedule Review Committee and the Enterprise Liability Committee form the Council Executive or Focus Group. This Committee meets to expedite the business of Council, as and when required, between meetings of the National Council.

 

IHCA National Officers 2012 to 2013

 

Office Name, Speciality Hospital Region

President


 

Mr Denis Evoy, Consultant Surgeon

 

St Vincent's University Hospital

 

East

Vice President


Dr Michael Fitzgerald, Consultant Radiologist South Tipperary General Hospital
South East

Vice President

 

 

Dr Gerard Crotty, Consultant Pathologist  Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore Midlands

Treasurer

 

Dr Gerard McVey, Radiology (Radiation Oncology) St Vincent's University Hospital Co-Option

Membership Secretary


Mr Paraic Murray,  Consultant Orhthopaedic Surgeon
Galway Clinic  West
Chairperson Enterprise Liability Committee     Ex Officio
Chairperson Contract Negotiating Committee     Ex Officio

 2012-2014 National Council

  

 
Name
Hospital/Region
Speciality
Term Ending
2014                             2016
 
Eastern Region
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
Dr Tom Ryan
St James Hospital
Anaesthesia
 
1st
2
Dr Roy Browne
Phoenix Care Centre
Psychiatry
 
1st
3
Mr Frank Houston
DDH
(Oral) Surgery
2nd
 
4
Prof Fergal Malone
Rotunda
Obs/Gynae
2nd
 
5
Dr Paul Oslizlok
Crumlin
Paediatrics
2nd
 
6
Mr Denis Evoy
St Vincent’s
Surgery
2nd
 
7
Vacant
 
 
 
 
 
South Eastern Region
8
Dr Paul Kelly
Wexford General
Emergency Med
 
1st
9
Dr Michael Fitzgerald
South Tipperary
Radiology
 
2nd
10
Dr Phyllis O’Sullivan
St Luke’s, Kilkenny
Radiology
1st
 
 
Midland Region
11
Dr Gerard Crotty
Tullamore General
Pathology
 
2nd
12
Dr John Connaughton
Portlaoise
Medicine
1st
 
 
North Eastern Region
13
Dr Paul Keelan
Drogheda
Cardiology
 
2nd
14
Dr Dominic O’Brannagain
Drogheda
Medicine
 2nd
 
 
North Western Region
15
Dr David McSharry
Letterkenny
Medicine
 
2nd
16
Dr Cathy McHugh
Sligo
Medicine
2nd
 
 
Western Region
17
Mr Garrett Durkan
UCHG
Surgery
 
2nd
18
Dr Cyril Rooney
Mayo General
Medicine
 
1st
19
Mr Paraic Murray
Galway Clinic
Surgery
2nd
 
 
Mid Western Region
20
Prof Calvin Coffey
Mid Western Regional
Surgery
2nd
 
21
Dr Patrick Dillon
Mid Western Regional
 Anaesthesia
 
1st
 
Southern Region
22
Mr John Rice
Kerry General
Surgery
 
2nd
23
Mr Colm O’Boyle
Bons Cork
Surgery
2nd
 
24
Dr John O’Mullane
CUH
Pathology
1st
 
25
Prof Ronan O’Sullivan
CUH
Emergency Med
 
1st
 
Co-Options
26
Vacant
 
 
 
 
27
Vacant
 
 
 
 
28
Dr Declan Keane
Holles Street
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
1st
 
29
Mr Owen Brady
Santry S.S. Clinic/Blackrock
Surgery
1st
 
30
Dr Gerard McVey
St Vincent’s/St Luke’s
Medicine (EM)
1st