2nd National Primary Care Conference

2012 agenda Affordable Quality


“Primary Care, Centre Stage: Better outcomes with scarce resources”


08:00 – 08:45


08:45 – 09:0009:00 – 09:20 WelcomeDr. David Molony General Practitioner & Occupational Physician – MPHCWelcome Address Cllr. Noel O’Connor, Mayor of MallowKeynote AddressDr Mike Prentice, Medical Director in NHS South of Tyne
09:20-09:5009:50-11:00 Ministerial Address
Dr James Reilly T.D, Minister for HealthPrimary Care Centre Stage: Better outcomes with scarce resources
chaired by Dr. Niall McGuire, GP NavanSpeakers:Daragh Fahey, Director of Quality Safety and Risk Management, Tallaght Hospital
Dr Jennifer Carroll Consultant Physician, Cork University Hospital
Dr Jack Nagle, CEO, Alpha Healthcare
Dr. Brian Doherty, GP Gorey
11:00-11:30 Morning Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Financial Aspects of Primary Care development
chaired by Dr. Ray Walley, GP GlasnevinSpeakers:Brian McEnery, Partner, Corporate Finance & Recovery Team, BDO
Fergus Clancy, CEO, Mater Private
Dr. Tom O’Callaghan, Clinical Director, Livinghealth Medical Centre
Neil Collins, Director, KPMG Corp Finance
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:45 Standards in Primary Care
chaired by Kieran Ryan, ICGPSpeakers:Speakers:
Ms Marie Kehoe-O’Sullivan, Director of Safety and Quality Improvement, HIQA
John Sweeney, Director, Health Care Informed
‘JCI Accreditation – International Standards of Excellence for Primary Care
Edwina Dunne, Director of Audit, Director Quality and Clinical Care Assurance, HSE
‘Quality Patient Safety objectives and how these relate to Primary Care’
14:45 – 15:1515:15 – 17:15 Afternoon CoffeeBreakout Sessions
15.15 – 16.30 Main RoomUniversal Health
chaired by Dr. Ilona Duffy, GP MonaghanSpeakers:
Dr Tadgh Crowley, GP , Ayrfield Medical Park
Isolde Goggin, Chairperson, The Competition Authority
Johan van Manen, Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa), The NetherlandsConference RoomPractice ManagementSurvival tips for Practices in tough times
chaired by Mary Toomey, Director, PracticeManager.ie

  • Financial Management of your Practice
  • Understanding Claims Procedures and Payments
  • Health and Safety in Your Prectice
  • Human Resources – The Issues

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