The Autumn meeting of the ISIMD was held in St. George’s Hall, in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital on October 4th 2018. The topic for the meeting was “Update on Newborn Bloodspot Screening”. The invited speaker was Ralph Fingerhut, Director Swiss Newborn Screening, Zurich. The presentation was interesting and informative, and was followed by a […]
The ISIMD Conference 2018 is on Friday, 20 April, in the Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital. This year’s conference is Ketones and Metabolic Disorders. Please see www.isimd.ie for more details. Registration online. €25 full day. All disciplines welcome.
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Eilish O’Connell, our Clinical Education facilitator, won an All-Ireland medal in golf last year. She is pictured here with her golf partner, Martin Darcy. She played for her home club of Tullamore Golf Club in the All-Ireland Mixed foursomes 2017. Over 300 teams entered throughout Ireland and in September 2017 were crowned All-Ireland Champions. We […]
A member of the metabolic attended the WORLDSymposium 2018. The symposium provides an interdisciplinary forum to explore areas of interest, research and clinical applicability to lysosomal diseases. Feedback was provided to the metabolic team.
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Connect for Care 2017: Diversities in Rare Diseases, Similarities in Care was attended by a number of nursing staff from the National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders in Temple Street. It is a meeting aimed at nurses caring for children with lysosomal storage disorders. The meeting had three sessions, Diversity in rare diseases and the […]
The Irish Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders held its 1st Autumn meeting in October 2017. The new European Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Phenylketonuria was the topic of the meeting. The guest speaker was Prof John Walter. The meeting was open to healthcare professionals, many thanks to all who attended.
Ms Orla Purcell, our senior metabolic dietitian, won 1st place for her oral presentation on growth patterns in the Irish HCU population at the Temple Street Bi- Annual Research, Clinical Audit and QI Day. Well Done Orla!!
There were lots of posters and presentations at the Temple Street Bi-Annual Research, Clinical Audit and QI day by the metabolic team. Congratulations to all involved, Orla Purcell (senior metabolic dietitian), Emma Lally (metabolic dietitian), Yvonne Rodgers (Senior Clinical Psychologist), Dr Jennifer Finnegan, Rachel Finnegan (ERT co-ordinator) and Amy Craddock (senior dietitian). Well done to all!