Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Better or Bigger: How Should We Organise Emergency Care?

13 January 2012

Professor Jon Nicholl, Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield delivered a lecture entitled "Better or Bigger: How Should We Organise Emergency Care?" at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on Friday, 13th January 2012.

Pictured (l-r) are Professor Ivan Perry, Professor John Browne, Professor Jon Nicoll, Professor Hannah McGee (Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, RCSI), Dr Steve Thomas, Professor Charles Normand and Dr Anne Hickey (Head of Department of Psychology, RCSI)

Professor Nicholl discussed the relationship between distance to hospital and patient mortality in emergencies. Attendees at the lecture included those involved in the formulation of Irish policy on A&E configuration.

Prof Jon Nicholl
Professor Jon Nicholl delivering his keynote lecture

The talk was the keynote lecture at the External Advisory Group meeting for the HRB PhD Scholars Programme in Health Services Research. The programme is a joint initiative of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork and is funded by the Health Research Board in Ireland.

Pictured (l-r) are Ms Laura Phelan, Dr Sally Doherty and Dr Angela Brunstein.

Pictured (l-r) are Dr Steve Thomas and Professor Jon Glasby.

Pictured (l-r) are Dr Davida De La Harpe, Ms Niaimh O Rourke and Ms Louise Mullen.