Trauma Symposium

Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing videos of each of the talks here on our website.


Trauma Care in Ireland
Prof Des Winter – Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery at University College Dublin discusses Trauma Care in Ireland.


Pre-Hospital Care & Retrieval
Prof Briain Burns from Sydney HEMS discusses Pre-Hospital Trauma Care & Retrieval in New South Wales


How would Ireland Deal with a Terrorist Attack?
D/Garda Jonah Roche on Terrorism Response. 





St. Vincent’s University Hospital – Trauma Symposium

The SVUH Trauma Committee are delighted to present the SVUH Trauma Symposium, which will take place on Wednesday 3rd May in the Education and Research Centre, St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Bringing together all the various specialities and stakeholders who are involved in the care of patients with major trauma, we will also have the pleasure of Prof Brian Burns (Sydney HEMS) and Prof Aris Exadaktylos (Bern Trauma Centre, Switzerland).

Registration will be of interest to all clinicians involved in the care of trauma patients both in hospital and pre hospital. Attendance is free and open to all within SVUH and beyond.

In order to manage delegate numbers, we do ask that you register here in advance.


Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Time: 9am-1pm
Venue: Education & Research Centre, SVUH
Free Registration available here on EventBrite
Twitter: @SVUHTrauma


SVUH Trauma Symposium 2017 – Programme (PDF Download)

Pre Hospital Care & Retrieval with Sydney HEMS
Associate Professor Brian Burns
Retrieval Specialist & Director of Research, Greater Sydney Area HEMS, Trauma Director, Orange Health Service, New South Wales, Australia

Trauma Care in Ireland – Challenges & Modelling
Professor Des Winter
Consultant General Surgeon
Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery – University College Dublin

The SVUH Trauma / TARN Experience

  • An Introduction to Major Trauma Audit
    Marina Cronin, National Office of Clinical Audit – @noca_irl
  • The SVUH Major Trauma Audit Experience
    Dr John J Cronin, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, St Vincent’s University Hospital @croninjj
  • Trends in Subdural Haemorrhage Incidence and Anticoagulant Usage
    Muireann Byrne, Medical Student, University College Dublin
  • Cycling Trauma at SVUH
    Dr Andrew Patton, Trainee in Emergency Medicine, St Vincent’s University Hospital @AndyP_91

How Would Ireland Deal with a Terrorist Attack?
Jonah Roche
D/Garda, Emergency Response Unit

Managing Major Trauma – The Bern Experience
Professor Aris Exadaktylos
Professor of Emergency Medicine, INSELSPITAL, Universitätsspital Bern, Switzerland