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 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.
Topic – Managing surgical services during COVID-19
RCSI supporting you during COVID-10
Mr Kenneth MEaly (MD FRCSI) current President of RCSI
The impact on current surgical services and planning in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak
Professor Deborah McNamara Co-Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Surgery and a member of Council at RCSI
Clinical challenges in caring for the COVID-19 patient in respiratory distress
Professor Gerard Curley, Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Panel online questions and answers sessions
Register for the next Webinar above.
Mr Kenneth Mealy MD FRCSI - President RCSI
General Surgeon with a special interest in Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Surgery at Wexford General Hospital.
Professor Deborah McMahon FRCSI
Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin; Clinical Professor in Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland; Co-Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Surgery and RCSI Council Member
Professor Gerard Curley
Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the RCSI and Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin