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Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists holds Spring Conference at No.6 Kildare Street

Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists holds Spring Conference at No.6 Kildare Street


The Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists held its annual Spring Conference and meeting with the Irish Society of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Irish Society of Interventional Radiology on 3 March 2023. The event took place at the historic No. 6 Kildare Street, with viewers also attending the event virtually.  

The theme for this year’s conference was "Multidisciplinary management of Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage: A joint IOG/ISOA/ISIR meeting.” This multidisciplinary meeting focused including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Haematology, Interventional Radiology and Patient Advocates focused on disseminating and implementing recent national guidelines describing the management of postpartum haemorrhage and placenta accreta spectrum. 

The Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Spring Conference offered a fantastic opportunity to meet with colleagues. (via Bobby Studios)

The meeting featured an expert panel of speakers: 

  • Prof Donal Brennan - UCD Professor of Gynaecological Oncology 

  • Prof David Brophy - Clinical Professor, UCD School of Medicine 

  • Dr Roisin Ni Mhuircheartaigh - Consultant Anaesthetist. Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & Rotunda Hospital Dublin 

  • Dr Jennifer Walsh - Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Subspecialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine 

  • Dr Helena Bartels - Specialist registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

  • Dr Michael O'Leary - Consultant gynaecological oncologist. Galway University hospital 

  • Prof Richard Greene - Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, HSE Chief Clinical Information Officer 

  • Joye McKernan - Project manager for the Postpartum haemorrhage Quality improvement initiative 

  • Dr Nick Barrett - Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive care 

  • Dr Bridgette Byrne - Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology,RCSI Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

  • Dr Aidan Spring - Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive care 

  • Dr Nicholas Meyer - Haematology Registrar Cork University Hospital 

  • Naomi Cooney - Co-founder of Placenta Accreta Ireland (PAI) 

  • Dr Niall McEniff - Consultant Interventional Radiologist at St. James’s Hospital 

  • Dr Joan Power - MB FRCPI FFPath