Agenda 2014

2014 PRIMARY CARE CONFERENCE AGENDA

4th National Primary Care Conference

5 CPD points and 2 GMS Study leave days

08:00 Registration
08:45-08:50 

 

08:50-09:05

09:05-09:15

Welcome from the Conference Chair Dr Tadhg Crowley, Ayrfield Medical Practice Kilkenny 

Opening Address: Minister Ann Phelan TD,  Minister of State at the Departments of Agriculture with Special Responsibility for Rural Economic Development

Michael Leahy, Euromedic International, Senior Corporate Vice President & Chairman Euromedic Ireland
‘Euromedic’s Care Delivery Model’

09:15-09:30 

 

09:30-09:45

Elaine Daly, Director, Head of Business Consulting, Grant Thornton
Setting the Scene’

Dr Frank Chambers, GP, Ayrfield Medical Practice
What we can and can’t do’
09:45-10:00 Dr. Ray Walley, IMO GP Chairperson 

‘The future for General Practice – The IMO Perspective’

The Quality Agenda for Safer and Better Healthcare in General Practice / Primary Care Chaired by Kieran Ryan, CEO, ICGP
10:00 – 10:15 Mary Dunnion, Deputy Director of Regulation Health and Children’s Services, HIQA
10:15 – 10:30 Dr. Sloan Harper, Director of Integrated Care,  Health and Social care board NI

Regulation in Primary Care-Impact in Northern Ireland’

10:30 – 10:45 Dr Nuala O’Connor , GP, Elmwood Medical Practice 

Tackling antibiotic resistance -the role of the GP’

10:45 – 11:00 Dr. Dave Molony, GP Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre 

‘Safer Better Healthcare – a duty of care for all’

11:00 – 11:15 Dr. Philip Crowley, National Director Quality and Patient Safety Division, HSE
11:15 – 11:35 Panel DiscussionChaired by Kieran Ryan, CEO, ICGP 

 

  • Mary Dunnion, HIQA
  • Dr. Sloan Harper, Health and Social Care Board NI
  • Dr Nuala O Connor , GP, Elmwood Medical Practice
  • Dr. Philip Crowley, HSE
  • Dr. Dave Molony, GP, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
  • John Sweeney, CEO, Health Care Informed (HCI)
11:35 – 11:55 Morning coffee Break
The International and National Perspective
Chaired by Paul Cullen, The Irish Times
11:55 – 12:10 Dr Pat Nash Group Clincal Director, Saolta University Health Care Group 

Hospital Groups and developing relationships with General Practice’

12:10 – 12:25 Alisa Haushalter, Senior Director, Dept. of Pop. Health, Nemours (US)
12:25 – 12:40 Brian Murphy, Head of Planning, Primary Care Division, HSE
12:40 – 12:55 Dr. William Behan GP, Walkinstown 

‘The paradox between current models of Primary Care and evolving Evidence Based Medicine concepts – International comparisons’

12:55 – 13:20 

 

 

 

 

Panel Discussion –  Chaired by Paul Cullen, The Irish Times 

  • Dr Pat Nash Group Clincal Director, Saolta Health Care Group
  • Alisa Haushalter, Senior Director, Dept. of Pop. Health, Nemours (US)
  • Brian Murphy, Head of Planning, Primary Care Division, HSE
  • Dr. William Behan GP, Walkinstown
  • Dr. Diarmuid Quinlan GP in Glanmire
13:20-14:10 Lunch

 

Afternoon Session: ‘The future of Primary Care’ Chaired by Dr Tadhg Crowley, Ayrfield Medical Practice Kilkenny
14:10–14:25 

 

 

14:25-14:40

John Sweeney, CEO, Health Care Informed (HCI)
‘Governance: The Future of Primary Care’ 

Jim Curran, Head of Estates, Health Service Executive

14:40-14:55 Mairéad O’Driscoll, PhD Director, Research Strategy and Funding Directorate, Health Research Board 

The role of research in improving Primary Care delivery’

14:55-15:10 Pat Healy, National Director Social Care, HSE
15:10-15:30 Panel Discussion - The future of Primary Care Chaired by Dr Tadhg Crowley, Ayrfield Medical Practice Kilkenny 

  • Mairéad O’Driscoll, PhD Director, Research Strategy and Funding Directorate, Health Research Board
  • Jim Curran, HSE
  • John Sweeney, Health Care Informed
  • Pat Healy, National Director Social Care, HSE
 

‘The future of general practice through the eyes of an insurer’
14.10-14.40 Dermott Goode from Total Health Cover
  • Primary care and its role in private insurance health policy going forward
  • Where primary care sits in future plans of insurance companies.
 

‘Errors in Prescribing & how to reduce your risk’
14.10-15.40 Speaker: Dr.Diarmuid Quinlan, GP Glanmire
Diarmuid a full time GP, who won the ICGP Quality in Practice 2013 award for a medication safety initiative 

Issues addressed will include:

  • Safer prescribing of toxic medication:
  • Errors in repeat prescribing-how to identify & tackle them.
  • Reduce your workload while improving patient safety.
  • Introduction to medication protocols: does your nurse have patient group directives for vaccinations?
  • How significant event analysis can help drive safer prescribing.
  • Complete a medication audit & satisfy the IMC audit criterion for 2014.
  • Hospital prescriptions in primary care- high risk for patients and GPs.
15:30-16:00 Tea, Coffee and Networking in the Exhibition Area