A Perioperative perspective on the planned return to Surgical Service

  • Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  • Time: 18:00
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The COVID-19 pandemic will have a very significant impact on surgical practice. Surgical Team will face many challenging situations across every aspect of their practice.

RCSI have developed series of resources for surgeons in practice, trainees and other professional involved in front line patient care during the current COVID-19 epidemic which are available. These resources can be accessed HERE

an additional resource the RCSI has developed as the Coronavirus Crisis unfolds, BFFF has stepped up to address member concerns.

In addition the RCSI will be hosting weekly, roughly a 40 minute webinars to update surgical team on the latest developments and what it means for them. These webinars will take place EVERY Wednesday at 6pm.


  • RCSI supporting you during COVID-19
    Mr Kenneth Mealy, MD FRCSI, President, RCSI
  • Acute Surgical Assessment Unit (ASAU) Perspective
    Ms Michelle Cooke, Clinical Nurse Manager 3 ASAU University Hospital Limerick
  • Peri-Operative  Nursing Perspective
    Mr Declan McNamara, Director of Nursing, Peri-Operative Directorate
  • Hospital Managers perspective on the planned recovery
    Ms Mary Garvey General Manager to Roscommon University Hospital
  • The necessary precautions to be taken for a planned return of Surgical Services
  • Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases, TBC
  • Q&A session with panel

Webinar Speakers

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Mr Kenneth Mealy

Current President of RCSI
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Ms Michelle Cooke

Clinical Nurse Manager 3 ASAU University Hospital Limerick
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Mr Declan McNamara

Director of Nursing, Peri-Operative Directorate
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Ms Mary Garvey

General Manager to Roscommon University Hospital