The Meath Foundation


Celebrating 10 Years of Funding Healthcare Research and Education at Tallaght Hospital

Friday, 30th November 2012

Registration: 9:15am

Robert Graves Postgraduate Centre

9:30am Launch of compilation of Research funded by The Meath Foundation over the past 10 yearsAlex White TD, Minister for State, Department of Health


9:45am Scientific ProgrammeDoctor Dominick J H McCabe


‘Trinity AntiPlatelet Responsiveness study: Phase 11’


Professor Deirdre McNamara


‘Update on Pilot Colorectal Screening Programme’


Doctor Deirdre Ward


‘Sudden Cardiac Death – additional clinical utility of cardiac MRI in family evaluation’


Ms Philippa Ryan Withero


‘A mixed methods evaluation of knowledge and implementation of nursing workforce planning in acute academic teaching hospitals in Ireland’

11:30am Royal College of Physicians led Quality Improvement course at Tallaght Hospital 
Project reports from: Medical DirectoratePaediatric Directorate


Diagnostics Directorate


Surgical Directorate


Emergency Department


12:30pm Presentation of 2012 Research Grants & announcement of 2013 Research Grants 
12:45pm Keynote address: Doctor Peter Lachman 
Title: ‘Transforming Health Care to be about the Patient – safe and user friendly’