The President and Officers regret to inform of the death of former member Dr Timothy O'Sullivan

O'SULLIVAN (Cork): On December 20th, 2018, peacefully, at the Bon Secours Hospital, TIMOTHY JOSEPH, Bishopscourt Road, Bishopstown (Retired Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon) formerly of the South Infirmary / Victoria University Hospital, beloved husband of Elizabeth and dear father of Paul, David and Erin.

Sadly missed by his loving wife, family, brothers Paul and Con, son-in-law Ben, daughter-in-law Nicola, David’s partner Dawn, grandchildren, Sorcha, Ethan, Dylan, Madison, Charleigh, Mia and Ollie, relatives and his close group of friends.

Dear Colleagues,

The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies have announced Dublin as one of four cities (Budapest, Dublin, Lima & San Jose) for their 2020 World Tour. RCSI will host the 2020 IFHNOS conference.

IFHNOS is a global organization established through cooperation of national and regional Societies and Organizations in the Specialty of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology with membership from national and regional multidisciplinary organizations, representing 65 countries.

On an annual basis IFHNOS offers a global continuing medical education program featuring the most respected clinical and scientific leaders in the field. The conference provides state of the art knowledge and explores the frontiers of Head and Neck cancer diagnosis through introductory lectures, intense interactive discussions with regional specialists through case presentation and demonstration of operative techniques through video sessions. IFHNOS will also be running the Graduate Online Fellowship Program (GOLF) oral examinations for national and international students who have completed 6 online examinations as part of the International GOLF initiative.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Irish Head, Neck and Skull base surgical oncology

James Paul O'Neill
Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


Congratulations to Prof M Shahed Quraishi, OBE, FRCS, FRCS (ORL, H&N) on his recent OBE.