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

RCSI Holds Annual Millin Meeting

15 October 2009

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland held its Annual Millin Meeting today, Friday, 6th November. This year's Meeting was entitled 'Assuring Patient Safety' and was aimed at bringing to the fore all those issues concerning safety, particularly those, which are pertinent to surgical disciplines.

Pictured from l-r are Professor Ronan O'Connell; Mr Christopher Russell; Professor Frank Keane, President, RCSI; Dr Victor Fazio and Mr. Kenneth Mealy.

Among the keynote speakers were Dr. Deirdre Madden, Chair of the Commission into Patient Safety; Professor Adian Halligan, Director of Education, University College London Hospital and Chief of Safety Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals; Dr. Victor Fazio from the Cleveland Clinic and Mr. Chris Russell, Honorary Consultant Surgeon, University College London and former Vice-President of the Royal College of Surgeons in England.

Pictured from l-r are Mr Christopher Russell, Professor Frank Keane, President, RCSI and Dr Victor Fazio

The day long event culminated in the Honorary Fellowship of Dr. Fazio and Mr. Russell, while Mr. Ronan Cahill delivered the 32nd Millin Lecture, entitled 'Tailoring Innovation for Surgical Care.' 

Pictured are Mr Gerald Byrnes and Dr. Laura Viani

Pictured are Ms Bridget Egan and Mr Kevin O Malley.

Pictured from l-r are Mr Zia Janjua, Mr Paul Balfe and Mr Maher Shuhaibar

Pictured from l-r are Mr David McAvinchey, Professor Frank Keane and Dr Carlos McDowell