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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 2014 to 2015

 

Office Name, Speciality Hospital Region

President


 

Dr Gerard Crotty, Consultant Haematologist

 

Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore

 

Midlands

Vice President


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

Vice President

 

 

Dr Tom Ryan, Consultant Anaesthetist  St James's Hospital, Dublin East

Treasurer

 

Dr Gerard McVey, Consultant Radiation Oncologist St Vincent's University Hospital and St Luke's Hospital, Dublin East

Membership Secretary


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

 2014-2016 National Council

 
Name
Hospital/Region
Speciality
Term Ending
2016                       2018
 
Eastern Region
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
Dr Tom Ryan
St James Hospital
Anaesthesia
1st
 
2
Dr Roy Browne
Phoenix Care Centre
Psychiatry
1st
 
3
Dr Anne O’Connell
Dublin Dental Hospital/Tallaght
Paediatric Dental Surgery
 
1st
4
Dr Declan Keane
Holles Street Hospital
Obs/Gynae
 
2nd
5
Prof Alan Irvine
Crumlin Children’s Hospital
Dermatology
 
1st
6
Dr Gerard McVey
St Vincent’s/St Luke’s
Radiation Oncology
 
 2nd
7
Vacant
Co-option
 
 
2nd
 
South Eastern Region
8
Dr Paul Kelly
Wexford General Hospital
Emergency Med
1st
 
9
Dr Michael Fitzgerald
South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel
Radiology
 2nd
 
10
Dr Phyllis O’Sullivan
St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny
Radiology
 
2nd
 
Midland Region
11
Dr Gerard Crotty
Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
Haematology
2nd
 
12
Dr John Connaughton
Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise
Medicine
 
2nd
 
North Eastern Region
13
Dr Paul Keelan
Our Lady of Lourdes, Drogheda
Cardiology
 2nd
 
14
Dr Tripuraneni Prasad
Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan
Radiology
 
1st
 
North Western Region
15
Dr David McSharry
Letterkenny General Hospital
Medicine
 2nd  
 
16
Dr Justin Lane
Sligo General Hospital
Anaesthesia
 
1st
 
Western Region
17
Mr Garrett Durkan
Galway University Hospital
Surgery
 2nd  
 
18
Dr Cyril Rooney
Mayo General Hospital
Medicine
1st
 
19
Mr Colm Fahy
Galway Clinic
Surgery
 
1st
 
Mid Western Region
20
Prof Calvin Coffey
Mid Western Regional Hospital
Surgery
 
2nd
21
Dr Patrick Dillon
Mid Western Regional Hospital
 Anaesthesia
1st
 
 
Southern Region
22
Mr John Rice
Kerry General Hospital
Surgery
 2nd
 
23
Mr Peter Ryan
Bon Secours Cork
Surgery
 
1st
24
Dr John O’Mullane
Cork University Hospital
Pathology
 2nd
 
25
Prof Ronan O’Sullivan
Cork University Hospital
Emergency Med
1st
 
 
Co-Options
26
Vacant: Council Appointment
 
 
 
 
27
Vacant: Council Appointment
 
 
 
 
28
Vacant: Council Appointment
 
 
 
 
29
Vacant: Council Appointment
 
 
 
30
Vacant: Council Appointment