Ireland Committee

This committee allows paediatricians to act as advocates for the College in Northern Ireland in relation to media, public affairs and health policy work. It offers input and advice on member focused activity such as courses and events.


This Committee represents the membership of the RCPCH in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It specifically directs College business in the Northern Ireland jurisdiction.

The Committee meets three times per year, in January, May and, October. We invite members to contact the committee about issues they wish discussed.

It is chaired by the Officer for Ireland, Dr Karl McKeever. Dr McKeever also represents the membership across Ireland at RCPCH Council.

Committee meeting dates in 2018

Thursday 25 October 2018


Role Name Email
Committee Chair Dr Karl McKeever
RCPCH Regional Lead Northern Ireland Dr David Millar
RCPCH Trainee Representative Northern Ireland Dr Julie-Ann Collins
RCPCH Regional Lead Republic of Ireland TBC Nominations open
Quality for Informatics Representative Dr Ray Nethercott
Medical Management and Leadership Representative Dr Mugilan Anandarajan
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Representative Dr Danielle Leemon
Health Promotion Representative Dr Rory Sweeney
SAS Representative Northern Ireland Dr Lyndsey Thompson
Standards for Children and Young People in Emergency Care Settings Representative Dr Julie-Ann Maney


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