ABOUT MEDISEC

Medisec is an Irish company owned by its medical practitioner members, committed to arranging professional medical indemnity insurance and providing assistance, support and peace of mind for doctors in Ireland since 1994.

Medisec’s work is supported by a dynamic, client-focused team, based in Dublin. Our focus and priority is always on supporting and protecting our members, and we invest strongly in what differentiates our offering, so we recruit and retain talented, experienced, empathetic professionals who understand and live our culture of commitment to doctors.

In 2020, Medisec entered a business arrangement with MedPro that allows us offer competitively priced and contractual occurrence-based professional medical indemnity insurance. In collaborating with the MedPro division of BHEI, we are proud to work with a locally based international insurance company with the highest level of stability and strength in the global marketplace.

Please click here to see our Culture Statement.

MEDISEC IS COMMITTED TO:

  • supporting and advising our members with round-the-clock focused advice on the medico-legal and ethical challenges of practice
  • assisting members with complaints, investigations and disciplinary issues at a challenging time of their career
  • providing education to members on best practice and risk mitigation so as to promote optimum care for patients
  • arranging the best and most competitive professional indemnity insurance for members
  • ensuring that members are taken care of from the moment they take up their first stethoscope to retirement and beyond.

 

ABOUT MEDPRO

MedPro are a division of Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (BHEI), a Berkshire Hathaway company based in Dublin and authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland. BHEI maintains very competitive financial strength ratings of AA+ (Standard & Poor’s)*.

The MedPro division of BHEI benefits from a consulting relationship with MedPro Group, a Berkshire Hathaway company based in the United States and market leader for medical professional indemnity insurance. MedPro Group’s record indicates that it has protected the assets and reputations of the healthcare community since 1899, building extensive expertise in medical malpractice and claims management and developing tailored patient safety and risk solutions for healthcare professionals.

MedPro Group has more than $1 billion in annual premium and over 200,000 healthcare practitioners trust MedPro Group for their professional indemnity insurance.

* S&P AA+ financial strength rating assigned to BHEI as of September 2022.

Our People

Ruth Shipsey
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director - 087 264 8245
Ruth Shipsey
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director - 087 264 8245

A solicitor with over thirty years’ medico-legal experience, Ruth understands the medico-legal landscape and the challenges it creates for healthcare professionals and indemnifiers. Ruth promises to always try to arrange the best professional indemnity insurance in the market and is dedicated to ensuring that Medisec is respected as the membership organisation of choice for healthcare professionals by providing exemplary complaints and disciplinary support to members, while supporting and promoting optimum care for patients. Ruth is committed to ensuring that Medisec’s strong reputation of service to members is maintained and enhanced and she personally; alongside her team, makes herself available on a 24/7 basis to support members with their medico- legal queries and concerns.

JENNIFER CONNOLLY
Chief Financial Officer
JENNIFER CONNOLLY
Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer has worked in the insurance and reinsurance industry since 2006 and brings a wealth of experience of leading both small and large teams. As the regulated Finance and Compliance Officer, Jennifer is responsible for all financial aspects and reporting of the company including the monitoring of the company’s investment portfolio and ensuring the company’s legal and regulatory compliance with the Central Bank and the Consumer Protection Codes at all time. The Board of Medisec has also appointed Jennifer to act as Company Secretary, where she acts as a communicator, facilitator and advisor to the members of the Board.

SUZANNE BROWNE
Chief Operations Officer / Head of Membership - 087 230 5425
SUZANNE BROWNE
Chief Operations Officer / Head of Membership - 087 230 5425

Suzanne has over 20 years’ experience working in the sector of medical professional indemnity. Suzanne joined Medisec in 2001 with responsibility for the overall daily management of the company particularly in the development of a robust advisory and mediation service for members. Suzanne was appointed General Manager of Medisec in 2006 and has worked alongside the Chief Executive on all aspects of the company’s business. Suzanne became Chief Operations Officer in April 2013 with primary responsibility for overseeing the advisory, complaints and disciplinary services to members and for developing strategic procedures and policies with the Executive Team.

NIALL ROONEY
Senior Legal Counsel - 086 781 5615
NIALL ROONEY
Senior Legal Counsel - 086 781 5615

Niall Rooney joined the Medisec team in 2018 with a wealth of litigation and healthcare experience gained over the past decade, advising and guiding medical professionals through every stage of medical negligence claims. Niall has considerable expertise advising medical practitioners in relation to all aspects of Medical Council complaints, Inquests, HSE and HIQA investigations. Prior to joining Medisec, Niall was a senior member of the Healthcare teams in Matheson and Eversheds Sutherland respectively, where he advised medical professionals and both public and private healthcare providers in relation to  high profile medical negligence claims and Medical Council complaints.

AISLING TIMONEY
Senior Legal Counsel - 085 780 8018
AISLING TIMONEY
Senior Legal Counsel - 085 780 8018

Aisling has over 10 years’ experience in healthcare law and medical negligence litigation, with rounded knowledge of the medico legal environment in Ireland and the particular challenges associated with regulatory and disciplinary proceedings. Having previously worked as In-House Legal Advisor to the Medical Council of Ireland, her particular interest lies in the regulatory sphere and in advising doctors who are the subject of regulatory complaints. She was the lead defence solicitor in a high profile Medical Council Fitness to Practise Inquiry concerning wrong site surgery and in subsequent successful Judicial Review proceedings which changed the landscape of regulatory law in Ireland.

DEE DUFFY
Senior Legal Counsel - 086 191 4157
DEE DUFFY
Senior Legal Counsel - 086 191 4157

Dee has worked as a healthcare solicitor since she qualified in 2012. Dee provides advice on a daily basis to doctors on medical, ethical and legal issues and supports doctors who are subject to claims or complaints.  She regularly presents on risk education, claim trends and best practice.  Dee has a strong background in all aspects of healthcare litigation and dispute resolution, having represented and defended a significant numbers of practitioners during her career. Dee has represented many medical professionals in disciplinary and regulatory matters, including Medical Council complaints, Fitness to Practise Inquiries and applications for suspension of Medical Council registration. Dee has acted on behalf of many practitioners at Inquests and Commissions of Investigations and HSE / HIQA inquiries. Dee also has experience in providing legal advice on all aspects of defamation and reputation issues. Dee previously worked as an associate in the Public and Regulatory Department of a leading law firm where she worked primarily for the Medical Council in investigating and preparing cases for Fitness to Practise Committees.

SILE O'DOWD
Legal Counsel - 086 031 5238
SILE O'DOWD
Legal Counsel - 086 031 5238

Síle joined the Medisec team in 2020. Síle has extensive experience in advising healthcare practitioners in both contentious and non-contentious areas of healthcare law. Prior to joining Medisec, Síle worked with the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS) in London for over seven years where she represented healthcare practitioners in a wide variety of clinical negligence claims, including high value spinal surgery claims and complex meningitis cases. In addition, Síle gained extensive experience in assisting medical and dental practitioners in respect of regulatory complaints before the General Medical Council and General Dental Council and in respect of (NHS) England disciplinary investigations. She also regularly represented practitioners at Inquests. Síle provides Medisec members with support and advice regarding a wide variety of medico-legal and data protection matters on a daily basis as well as assisting members with claims and complaints.

 

CLAIRE CREGAN
Legal Counsel -01 661 0504
CLAIRE CREGAN
Legal Counsel -01 661 0504

Claire joined the Medisec team in 2018. Prior to joining Medisec, Claire worked in the Public and Regulatory department of an established Dublin law firm where she advised healthcare regulators in the context of professional disciplinary matters. During this time, Claire primarily advised the Medical Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland in the context of investigating and preparing cases for hearing before fitness to practise and professional conduct committees. Claire has a strong background in litigation and dispute resolution having advised both Plaintiff and Defendant clients in the context of medical negligence, catastrophic and personal injury claims. Claire provides members with support and advice regarding a variety of medico-legal issues, claims and complaints on a daily basis.

LIAM HEFFERNAN
Legal Counsel - 086 033 1299
LIAM HEFFERNAN
Legal Counsel - 086 033 1299
Liam qualified in 2015 and; prior to joining Medisec, he worked as a senior solicitor in a leading medical negligence defence law firm in Dublin. Liam has a broad range of experience in representing the interests of medical professionals in High Court litigation, Medical Council complaints, HSE investigations, private hospital reviews, Inquests and equality complaints before the Workplace Relations Commission. Liam advises Medisec members on a daily basis in relation to a range of medico legal issues, including Medical Council complaints, ethical dilemmas, litigation and daily challenges.
Stephen O'Leary
Legal Counsel - 086 103 0899
Stephen O'Leary
Legal Counsel - 086 103 0899

Stephen joined Medisec in September 2021.  Prior to joining Medisec, Stephen practised at the bar for eleven years primarily in the areas of medical negligence and commercial law.  He has significant experience of representing doctors in a wide range of complex and high value cases.  Stephen has a particular interest in the area of mental health law and regularly acted as a chairman of Mental Health Tribunals having been appointed by the Mental Health Commission.  Stephen is also an accredited mediator and an associate of the Irish Tax Institute.

Maria Campbell
Legal Counsel - 086 103 0900
Maria Campbell
Legal Counsel - 086 103 0900

Prior to joining Medisec in 2023, Maria qualified as a solicitor in the healthcare team of a leading international insurance defence law firm.  Maria has broad range of experience representing the interest of Consultants, Dentists, GP’s and other medical professionals in high profile and complex litigation.  Maria also has a wealth of dispute resolution experience from roles in Australia, UK and Ireland.  Maria assists Medisec members daily by providing advice on medico legal issues, complaints and claims.

Stephanie O'Connell
Legal Counsel
Stephanie O'Connell
Legal Counsel

Stephanie joined Medisec in 2023 and is an experienced litigation solicitor specialising in healthcare law and the defence of medical negligence claims. Stephanie has advised a broad range of practitioners and entities in the healthcare sector and ­­has represented clients in the High Court and Circuit Court as well as at Tribunals and Coroner’s Inquests. In addition to claims based work, Stephanie has advised in relation to risk management, policy and procedure reviews and legislative and procedural reforms. She has also advised on regulatory matters including Medical Council Fitness to Practise Inquiries.

Stephanie qualified as a solicitor in 2013 having trained in a mid-sized practice where she gained significant experience in both Plaintiff and Defendant litigation. Subsequently, her practice for a number of years focused on catastrophic injury litigation and she has extensive experience in birth injury and cerebral palsy claims, obstetric injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and nervous shock claims. Stephanie also has experience in relation to capacity legislation.

Dr Lisa Lawless
Clinical Risk Advisor
Dr Lisa Lawless
Clinical Risk Advisor

Lisa graduated from UCD in 2006 with Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery degrees and completed post graduate GP training on the TCD/HSE GP Training Scheme in 2011. She holds post graduate Diplomas in Clinical Psychiatry from The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology from The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She has worked as a GP in North Wicklow and South Dublin. She currently works with the College Health Service at TCD and is the Sexual Health lead for the Healthy Trinity Committee. She is a former Director of Aware – Depression support and education services. Lisa is an Assistant Programme Director at the North Dublin City GP Training Scheme and has a special interest in medical education and health equity. She is a member of the Irish Student Health Association and the Medico – Legal Society of Ireland.

Suzanne Creed
Clinical Risk Advisor - 086 06 51685
Suzanne Creed
Clinical Risk Advisor - 086 06 51685

Suzanne joined the Medisec team in September 2020.  She has extensive experience in clinical risk management and education. She has been working in the field of medical defence since 2012. Suzanne has a clinical background with a wealth of experience in Ireland, UK  and Australia across both primary and secondary care. Suzanne is currently undertaking a Masters in in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors in Edinburgh University.

She has worked with the ICGP minor surgery accreditation research project in 2016. During Covid 19 Suzanne “Answered Ireland’s Call” and worked as part of the HSE infection Control team.

Trina Murray
Financial Controller - 086 107 2432
Trina Murray
Financial Controller - 086 107 2432

Trina has worked in the insurance and reinsurance industry since 2010 and brings a range of experience and knowledge to the team. Trina is responsible for managing the daily financial activities and financial reporting of the company. Trina is a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

ANDREW MERRIMAN
Membership Advisor
ANDREW MERRIMAN
Membership Advisor
Andrew joined the Medisec Membership team in 2020. Andrew looks after all areas of the membership department, including new business, renewals, member queries and all aspects of policy administration.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is a Member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland. He has over thirty years’ experience in the Irish Insurance industry, with both Insurers and Insurance Intermediaries across a variety of roles in claims, customer service, underwriting and audit.
SCOTT FITZGERALD
Membership Advisor
SCOTT FITZGERALD
Membership Advisor
Scott joined Medisec’s membership team in January 2020 and deals with all membership queries and processing of applications on a daily basis. Scott has over 5 years’ experience in the finance sector, including 2 years’ international experience that he gained while working in Australia for one of Ireland’s top banks in the financial crime sector and the main share registry in Australia. Scott is also a Member of the Institute of Banking. He holds the APA designation in Loans, Regulations and Savings and Investments and is studying towards his APA in Insurance, with a view to then attaining CIP qualification.
Alex Russell
Membership Advisor
Alex Russell
Membership Advisor

Alex joined the Medisec membership team in March 2022. He deals with all our members’ queries and requests as well as processing any policy changes. Alex holds a degree in Business Management from Technical University Dublin and a degree in Computer Science from National College of Ireland. He has five years’ experience in the insurance industry including an underwriting role in a multinational company. Alex is  APA qualified with the Insurance Institute of Ireland and is currently studying for his final exam towards obtaining his CIP qualification.

Emma O'Callaghan
Front of House and Admin support
Emma O'Callaghan
Front of House and Admin support

Emma commenced employment with Medisec in July 2022 as a receptionist, and PA to our CEO Ruth Shipsey. With a background in customer service, she has learned excellent communication skills and takes the time to listen to members with a genuine warmth. She is highly focused on maintaining a professional, helpful, and courteous relationship with our members.  She is currently assisting the membership team and is enthusiastic and eager to learn by furthering her education working towards an APA certificate that she can use to benefit Medisec as it continues to grow.

Board of directors

Medisec is governed by a Board of Directors comprising medical practitioners and professionals drawn from complementary disciplines such as insurance, finance, law and communications to oversee the activities of the company and ensure its goals and objectives are met. The Board has accumulated a strong balance sheet through careful and prudent management of its affairs.

Michelle Moore
Director
Michelle Moore
Director

Michelle Moore is a non-executive director of Medisec Ireland CLG, having joined the Board of Directors in 2016.

With over 25 years of experience in the international insurance and reinsurance industry, Michelle currently holds a number of independent non-executive director roles. Her most recent executive role was a Chief Executive Officer of Chaucer Insurance Company DAC. She has also worked in the areas of risk management, regulatory, operations and finance across various markets in Dublin, London and Bermuda.

Having graduated from Dublin City University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Masters in Business Studies, she joined PwC were she completed her accounting qualifications. Michelle is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Tom Browne
Director
Tom Browne
Director

Tom Browne is a non-executive director of Medisec Ireland CLG, having joined the Board of Directors in 2023. Tom is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland and has enjoyed a lengthy and successful career in the insurance sector in Ireland working with Irish Life, Zurich, Friends First and Aviva over 40 years. He gained significant industry and regulatory experience during that time and has an in-depth knowledge market issues relating to the financial services industry in Ireland.

Dr Daniel Crowley
Director
Dr Daniel Crowley
Director

Dr Daniel Crowley graduated from University College Cork in 1980 and completed his GP training in the Cleveland UK GP Training Scheme in 1984.  His post-graduation qualifications include MRCGP MICGP, Diploma Child Health (DCH) (RCPI),  Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DRCOG) and a Diploma in Sports Medicine(RCSI).

Dr Crowley worked  as Concern Volunteer in Ethiopia during the Famine in 1985. Following his return to Cork in 1986 Dr Crowley commenced full time General Practice in CarraignabhFear & Ballyvolane Co. Cork.  He was team doctor to the Cork Minor GAA Teams from 1998 to 2002 and is a current council member  of the National Association of General Practitioners.

Brian Daly
Director
Brian Daly
Director

Brian Daly is a non-executive director of Medisec Ireland CLG, having joined the Board of Directors in 2023. 

Prior to joining Medisec, Brian was a Partner in KPMG where he worked for over 35 years, in Ireland and Canada. He advised a wide range of clients, primarily in the Financial Services sector, and served as Head of the Financial Services Practice in KPMG in Ireland and Head of KPMG’s Global Tax Insurance team. Brian also worked as a member of the Government’s Industry Advisory Group which assisted in strategic development of the IFSC.

He was a member of the Board of Financial Services Ireland which is the industry representative organisation within IBEC and is on the Board of the Institute of International and European Affairs.

Brian is a graduate of University College Dublin, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a Member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

Dr Íde Delargy
Director
Dr Íde Delargy
Director

Dr Íde Delargy is a GP with over thirty years’ experience in general practice both in the UK and Ireland. She currently runs her own practice in Blackrock, Co Dublin and has a mixed GMS and private practice. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in London (FRCGP Lon) as well as a Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners of Ireland (MICGP). She also holds a Diploma in Leadership in Healthcare (RCPI) and a Diploma in Workplace Conflict Resolution. Íde has extensive experience in the area of substance misuse and holds a number of national representative roles including Director of the Substance Misuse Programme at the ICGP and National GP Co-ordinator for the HSE Addiction Service.

Of special interest to Íde is the health and wellbeing of all doctors and to this end she developed the Practitioner Health Matters programme (PHMP). This is a strictly confidential and independent service which provides assessment, treatment and support for any doctor, including hospital doctors and GPs, who may be experiencing stress, mental health problems or substance misuse problems.

Mary Dooley
Director
Mary Dooley
Director

Mary Dooley is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, an MBA graduate of Trinity College Dublin. Mary  has been a senior executive in the private and public sectors for over 30 years and has held Chief Financial Officer positions with: Warner Communications,  Bristol Myers, St. James’ Hospital and NUI Galway. Her experience includes financial and business strategy, corporate governance, intellectual property, risk and investment funds management and technological, commercial and capital developments.

She has also held directorships and audit committee membership of other commercial, cultural, charitable and public enterprises and has chaired a number of them.

Brian Neilan
Director
Brian Neilan
Director
Brian Neilan is a non-executive director of Medisec Ireland CLG, having joined the Board of Directors in 2018. With over 30 years’  experience in the international insurance and reinsurance industry, Brian has recently retired as a Partner from PwC where  he worked primarily in the Insurance sector with a variety of clients. He gained significant industry and regulatory experience during that time and has an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and other market issues relating to the financial services industry in Ireland.  Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Professor J Mark Ryan
Director
Professor J Mark Ryan
Director

Professor J Mark Ryan MB, BCh, FRCR (London), FFRRCSI, EBIR, FCIRSE is a Clinical Professor at Trinity College Dublin, and an Interventional Radiologist at St James Hospital Dublin.

Professor Ryan graduated in Medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 1988, and trained in Radiology, obtaining Fellowship qualifications from The Royal College of Radiologists in London (FRCR), and from The Faculty of Radiology of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFRRCSI). He completed Specialist Fellowship Training in Interventional Radiology and Abdominal-Cross Sectional Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

He was an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina from 1998-2004. He is a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (FCIRSE), and holds the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR) qualification.

Professor Ryan specialises in delivering minimally invasive oncological and endovascular treatments for many forms of cancer, urological obstruction, portal hypertension, liver disease, and for bleeding and thrombotic disorders.

Professor Ryan has been actively involved in academics and clinical research for over 25 years, during which time he has published and presented more than 175 peer-reviewed scientific papers, editorials, and articles, has lectured in Europe, Asia and the USA, and been on Faculty for international conferences including The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET), The Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE),The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies (GEST) and European (ECIO) and World Congresses of Interventional Oncology (WCIO).

He is a Non-Executive Director and medical volunteer for Operation Childlife (www.operationchildlife.com), a children’s healthcare charity working in Vietnam, Tanzania, Mongolia and Jordan.

Ruth Shipsey
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director - 087 264 8245
Ruth Shipsey
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director - 087 264 8245

A solicitor with over thirty years’ medico-legal experience, Ruth understands the medico-legal landscape and the challenges it creates for healthcare professionals and indemnifiers. Ruth promises to always try to arrange the best professional indemnity insurance in the market and is dedicated to ensuring that Medisec is respected as the membership organisation of choice for healthcare professionals by providing exemplary complaints and disciplinary support to members, while supporting and promoting optimum care for patients. Ruth is committed to ensuring that Medisec’s strong reputation of service to members is maintained and enhanced and she personally; alongside her team, makes herself available on a 24/7 basis to support members with their medico- legal queries and concerns.

Advisory panel

Medisec is assisted by a long-standing and vastly experienced GP Advisory Panel. The Panel  meets on a quarterly basis to review procedures and developments in general practice and to consider other issues of concern to our GP members.

The Medisec team are in regular contact with the Panel regarding issues arising from an advisory, claim or indemnity perspective. The Panel also contributes to Medisec’s risk and education publications and plays an important role in advising on what constitutes normal GP practice for inclusion under the professional indemnity insurance policy.

Professor Walter Cullen
Professor Walter Cullen
Walter Cullen is Foundation Professor of General Practice at the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School and a practising GP at Abbey River Practice in Limerick City.
A graduate of UCD, Prof Cullen completed the Eastern Regional Specialist Training Programme in General Practice in 1998 and from then until 2009, worked as a GP in Dublin’s South Inner City and as a Lecturer in General Practice at UCD School of Medicine. He is Member of Royal College of General Practitioners and the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) and was awarded a MD degree in 2005.
Dr Joe Gallagher
Dr Joe Gallagher

Joe Gallagher is a partner in a GP practice in Gorey Co Wexford. Dr Gallagher  graduated from TCD in 2003 and completed his postgraduate GP training on the South East GP Training Scheme in 2010. He undertook a MD in the diagnosis of heart failure in UCD and is a Clinical Professor in the Dept of General Practice in UCD. He is the ICGP/HSE Integrated Care Lead for Cardiovascular Disease. He has an interest in global health and his practice is partnered with a clinic in Malawi.

Dr Mary Gray
Dr Mary Gray
Mary Gray is a former Director of Medisec. She is a Graduate of University College Cork and currently practises at the Corbally Clinic, Limerick. Dr Gray holds  Diplomas in Health Law and Ethics (University of Wales); Practical Dermatology (University of Wales); Obstetrics (RCPI); Child Health (RCPI) and; a Certificate in Aviation Medicine (UCD).
Dr Gray is a board member of the Mid -Western Regional Hospitals Group Board, a member of the Advisory Committee, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick and an Aviation Medical Examiner for the IAA and EASA. Dr Gray has lectured on Health Law and Ethics at the  University of Limerick.  She was a Member of Comhairle na nOspideal, a former Board member of the Mid- Western Health Board and former Chair of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) GP Committee and Director of Shannondoc (Out of hours GP co-operative).
Professor Andrew Murphy
Professor Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy is a principal in a semi-rural practice in Turloughmore, County Galway and Foundation Professor of General Practice at NUI Galway. He is an ICGP Examiner and former Board member and Chair of Research of the ICGP.

Dr Raymond Walley
Dr Raymond Walley

Professor Raymond Walley is a Director of Medisec Ireland Limited. He is a UCD Associate Clinical Professor. He was elected for a three year term from 2019 as First Vice President CPME – European Doctors. He is a full time General Practitioner based in North Dublin and a GP Trainer on the HSE DML (UCD) Training Scheme.

Dr Walley is a past President of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) and past Chairman of its GP Committee. He continues to be a member of the IMO Council and GP Committee. He is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and of the ICGP. He was awarded a FRCGP from the Royal College of General Practitioners, UK in 2019.

Dr Walley graduated from UCD in 1987 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degrees and went on to complete a Diploma in Obstetrics from RCPI. He has a Certificate in Aviation Medicine and has practised as an Aviation Medical Examiner in Ireland. He completed his postgraduate GP training on the NHS East Sussex GP vocational Training Scheme in 1993. Dr Walley has a Diploma in Medical Management (RCSI / IPA) with a focus on change management.

EXTERNAL ADVISORS

To ensure that we are well-positioned in all aspects of our business, we seek out the best specialist advice and expertise on regulatory and financial compliance, risk distribution, investment management. We only instruct leading external healthcare solicitors and counsel to guide and support our members through medico-legal challenges and litigation.

Our external advisors include: BDO, Compliance Ireland and Comyn Kelleher Tobin Solicitors, Kate McMahon & Associates, Mason Hayes and Curran and Azets Ireland.