Preparing for the return to normal surgical services

  • Date: Wednesday, Apr 29, 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
  • Surgical prioritisation during the coronavirus and the planned recovery
    Prof. Deborah McNamara, Co-Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Surgery
  • Trauma and orthopaedics recovery plan
    Mr David Moore and Mr Paddy Kenny, Co-Leads of the National Clinical Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Anaesthesiology perspective on the planned recovery
    Brian Kinirons, President of the College of Anaesthesiology
  • Q&A session with panel

Webinar Speakers

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Mr Kenneth Mealy

Current President of RCSI
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Prof. Deborah McNamara

Co-Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Surgery
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Mr David Moore

Co-Lead of the National Clinical Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics
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Mr Paddy Kenny

Co-Lead National Clinical Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics
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Brian Kinirons

President of the College of Anaesthesiology