Irish Medical Organisation

AGM 2021

Videos from AGM 2021

A Year Like No Other

Dr Padraig McGarry, Outgoing President's Speech

Covid 19 - Experiences From The Frontline Panel Discussion

Minister For Health, Stephen Donnelly

Covid 19 -The Mental Health Impacts Panel Discussion

HSE CEO, Paul Reid

Dr Ina Kelly - Presidential Speech



2021 IMO AGM Programme of Events 

Monday 12th April 7pm                GP National Meeting

Tuesday 13th April 7pm               NCHD National Meeting

Wednesday 14th April 7pm         Consultants National Meeting

Wednesday 14th April 7pm         Public Health & Community Health Doctors National Meeting

The National Meetings will provide a review of the year, current and future challenges and a Q&A Session.

Saturday 17th April 11am – 3.50pm  Plenary & Educational Sessions

11.00am               Opening Session: Minutes, Annual Report, Treasurer’s Report, Deceased Members and Speciality Committee

11.30am               Presentation on IMO Doctor Wellbeing and Mental Health Survey results.

12.00pm               Address by Outgoing President, Dr Padraig McGarry       

12.30pm               Break

01.00pm               Address by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD         

01.15pm               COVID 19 – Experiences from the Frontline

The COVID 19 pandemic has brought new challenges to doctors across the health system. Clinical Editor at the Medical Independent and journalist, Priscilla Lynch interviews a panel of doctors at the frontline about their experiences of COVID 19 and the lessons they have learnt. Panel guests:

  • Dr Catherine Motherway, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, UHL,
  • Dr Gabriel Beecham , ‎Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, CHI Crumlin
  • Dr Mary O’Riordan – Public Health Specialist, HPSC
  • Dr Maitiu O’Faoláin – GP, Ashbourne and Medical Director GP-Led Vaccine Clinics at the Helix.

2.15pm                 Address by CEO of HSE, Mr Paul Reid

2.30pm                 COVID 19 – The Mental Health Impacts

The pandemic is having a widespread and growing impact on our mental health. Our panel discussion, hosted by Professor Mathew Sadlier – Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Dublin North, discusses the impact of COVID 19 on mental health and mental health services. Panel guests:

  • Professor Brendan Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry TCD, Consultant Psychiatrist TUH, and author.
  • Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children
  • Dr Ide Delargy –GP & Clinical Lead, Practitioner Health Matters Programme
  • Dr Madeleine Ní Dhálaigh – GP, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon

3.30pm                 Address by Incoming President, Dr Ina Kelly


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