Venue: Merrion Room, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22. (see location map below).
Doors open from 7:30pm. Admission is free, all are welcome.
Topic: â€œA to Z of Cleft Surgeryâ€.
We are delighted to have two eminent speakers from the Dublin Cleft Centre for this event:.
Mr David Orr, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Our Ladies Hosptial Crumlin and Saint James’s Hospital.
Mr Gerry Kearns, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, Our Ladies Hospital Crumlin and Saint James’s Hospital.
With special guests Ms. Anne McGillivary and Ms. Laura Duggan, Cleft Co-Ordinators for Temple Street and Crumlin respectively
All babies born with cleft in Ireland will have either a lip and / or palate repair. Our speakers will cover these early surgeries. What happens next. Surgical options for improving speech. Surgery, in particular, bone grafting as part of the orthdontal treatment. Final surgeries for the young adult and options for older adults who may want to return for treatment. Each baby born with cleft will have their own unique treatment plan. Some may only ever have one operation, others may have more. The aim of this talk is to inform parents and other interested parties about the surgeries available, preparation, likely outcomes, how to balance surgery with other therapies. We will be looking to the floor for ideas on how to deal with soft food diet regime post surgery espically for teenagers – your input is welcome!
To help us plan numbers, please send a text or leave a message on 087 131 9803 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and indicating numbers attending.
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The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland is holding its Annual General Meeting and an Information Evening onÂ Thursday, 15th April, 2010, at 8pm. Doors open from 7:15pm.
Venue: The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel (near Joel’s), Newlandâ€™s Cross, Naas Road,Â Dublin 22. (Location Map below).
The Information Evening theme is “SPEECH AND HEARING“.
Following our successful event last year, ‘Dental Care All the Way’, this year we are concentrating on Speech and Hearing. We will be looking at each area separately and where they overlap. We are delighted to have three excellent speakers for the event.
- Nicole Prenderville,Â Senior Speech and Language Therapist,Â Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Â Crumlin.
- Rob Wormald,Â Senior Ear Nose and Throat Registrar,Â Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street.
- Julianne Gillen,Â Community Resource and Access Officer,Â DeafHear.ie
The information evening is aimed at parents, but will also be of interest to adults born with cleft or medical personnel working in this area. Â Carers or close relations are also welcome. Â While admission is free, we would appreciate an email, text or call in advance, so that we have an idea of likely numbers attending.
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Our Information Evening on the 2nd April was a huge success, sale with the turnout exceeding all expectations! Approximately 60 people showed up, pharmacy the topic for the evening (“Dental Care All The Wayâ€) obviouslyÂ Â generating great interest.
Our speakers wereÂ Doctor Eleanor McGovern, Clinical Fellow Registrar, Paediactric Dentistry,Â Eamon McKiernan, Consultant Orthodontist with the national brief for Cleft Treatment, andÂ Doctor Aisling O Mahony, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry. Many, many thanks to our three speakers!
Right:Â Eamon McKiernan,Â Doctor Aisling O Mahony, Laura Duggan, Cleft Co-Ordinator.
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Topic: â€œDental Care All The Wayâ€
(combined AGM & Information Evening)
Doors open from 7:30pm.Â Admission is free, no rx all are welcome.Â
Venue: Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Newlandâ€™s Cross, Naas Road, Dublin 22. (see location map below)
We are delighted to have three eminent speakers for this event:
- Doctor Eleanor McGovern, Clinical Fellow Registrar, Paediactric Dentistry.
- Mister Eamon McKiernan, Consultant Orthodontist with the national brief for Cleft Treatment.
- Doctor Aisling O Mahony, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry.
Â We are planning an AGM combined with Information talks for November this year – the AGM is usually held in a Dublin city centre location midweek (evening, c.8pm).
This year we would like your views on whether a Thursday evening or Saturday afternoon would be most suitable. Let us know by e-mail (email@example.com) or by commenting on this http://www.ourhealthissues.com/product/viagra/ post.
We haven’t invited speakers yet but our suggested topics are
“Growing up with a Cleft – Dental Care”
“Growing up with a Cleft – Pyschological Considerations”
Please let us know what suits you best … we would like the talk this year to reach the widest audience …
Talk from Tanya Knadjian , Changing Faces
We had a very successful Information Evening (Tue 26th Feb), with over 40 people in attendance, and the talk by Tanya Knadjian from Changing Faces was very well received! Tanya gave us invaluable advice on how our children born with cleft can cope with difference in their school and play environments. Tanya engaged very well with the audience, and her advice was hugely practical and enlightening. Many thanks to Tanya and Changing Faces!
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Maternity Pack Launch
Dr Michael Robson, Master of the National Maternity Hospital, who launched our Maternity pack, had very positive words to say about the Pack and the contribution of the Association.Ã‚Â
Venue: Accenture,Â 1 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2 (4th Floor) (see map below)
ALL ARE WELCOME
Put this date in your diary -Â Tuesday, 26 Feb. Doors open at 7.45pm.
Guest Speaker: Tanya Knadjian from Changing FacesÂ
Following a successful talk in 2003, we have asked Changing Faces back to give us advice on how our children born with cleft can cope with difference in their school and play environments.
Changing Faces is an organisation that was set up in Britain over 10 years ago and has a lot of experience in this area. The aim of Changing Faces is to enable people to tackle disfigurement with confidence.Ã‚Â It does this by providing information, support, counselling, workshops, family days and other activities. The organisation has researched practical ways to help deal with difficulties that may be experienced at school or elsewhere.
Right: Venue, 1 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2.Â
Hosted by Accenture
Our Information Evening was attended by approximately 25 people, capsule which was a slightly lower attendance than expected. However it was apparent from the many questions from the floor that the topics covered by both speakers were of huge interest and relevance to those in attendance. The contributions of both speakers were very well received and appreciated by the audience.
Venue: Graduate Centre, William Stokes Building, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8.
Ms Anne McGillivary & Ms Laura Duggan
Cleft Co-Ordinators for ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s University Hospital, Temple Street & Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, respectively.
Mr. Patrick Sheahan, Ear Nose & Throat Consultant with a special interest in Cleft, ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s University Hospital, Temple Street & St. James’s Hospital.
Tea & Coffee available from 7:30pm
ALL ARE WELCOME
Remember, Tuesday 28th November, 8.00pm!
Our Information Evening (22nd November) was attended by some 34 people, and if success can be gauged by the number of questions emanating from the audience, then this evening was a resounding success. Whether the topic was orthodontics or genetics, the audience displayed great interest in the subject matter and were very appreciative of the speakers’ contributions.