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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 immediate past President 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 2016 to 2017

 

Office Name, Speciality Hospital Region

President

 

 

Dr Tom Ryan, Consultant Anaesthetist

 

St James's Hospital, Dublin

 

East

Vice President

 

Dr Roy Browne, Consultant Psychiatrist Phoenix Care Centre East

Vice President

 

 

Dr Oisin O'Connell, Consultant Respiratory Physician Mater Hospital East

Treasurer

 

Dr Alan Irvine, Consultant Dermatologist Crumlin Children's Hospital East

Membership Secretary

 

Dr Phyllis O'Sullivan, Consultant Radiologist St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny  South East

 2016-2018 National Council

 

 
Name
Hospital/Region
Speciality
 
Eastern Region
 
 
 
 
1
Dr Tom Ryan
St James Hospital
Anaesthesia
2
Dr Roy Browne
Phoenix Care Centre
Psychiatry
3
Dr Anne O’Connell
Dublin Dental Hospital/Tallaght
Paediatric Dental Surgery
4
Dr Declan Keane
Holles Street Hospital
Obs/Gynae
5
Prof Alan Irvine
Crumlin Children’s Hospital
Dermatology
6
Dr Oisin O'Connell
Mater Hospital
Respiratory
7
Mr Maurice Neligan
Beacon
Surgery
 
South Eastern Region
8
Dr Paul Kelly
Wexford General Hospital
Emergency Med
9
Vacant: Council Appointment
   
10
Dr Phyllis O’Sullivan
St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny
Radiology
 
Midland Region
11
Dr Charles d'Adhemar
Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
Pathology
12
Dr John Connaughton
Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise
Medicine
 
North Eastern Region
13
Dr Mike Staunton
Our Lady of Lourdes, Drogheda
Anaesthesia
14
Dr Tripuraneni Prasad
Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan
Radiology
 
North Western Region
15
Dr John Scully
Letterkenny General Hospital Anaesthesia
16
Dr Justin Lane
Sligo General Hospital
Anaesthesia
 
Western Region
17
Mr Garrett Durkan
Galway University Hospital
Surgery
18
Dr Elizabeth Brosnan
Mayo General Hospital Medicine
19
Mr Colm Fahy
Galway Clinic
Surgery
 
Mid Western Region
20
Prof Calvin Coffey
Mid Western Regional Hospital
Surgery
21
Dr Patrick Dillon
Mid Western Regional Hospital
 Anaesthesia
 
Southern Region
22
Dr Mary McCaffrey
Kerry General Hospital
Obs/Gynae
23
Mr Peter Ryan
Bon Secours Cork
Surgery
24
Dr John O’Mullane
Cork University Hospital
Pathology
25
Vacant: Council Appointment
   
 
Co-Options
26
Dr P J Breen
Retired
Anaesthesia
27
Dr Donal O'Hanlon
Naas General
Psychiatry
28
Vacant: Council Appointment
   
29
Vacant: Council Appointment
 
 
30
Vacant: Council Appointment