Speakers 2023

Eoin Begley

Chief Medical Scientist

Clinical Chemistry Tallaght University Hospital

Joanne Casey

Category Specialist, Medical Professional Services Portfolio

HSE Procurement Sourcing & Contracts, Medical Professional Services Portfolio

Margaret Ann Connaughton

Specialist Medical Scientist

St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Sinead Creagh

Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Sciences and Laboratory Medicine

Cork University Hospital

Dr Paul Davis

Lecturer DCU Business School

Dublin City University

Vincent Foley

Clinical Diagnostics Business Director

Cruinn Diagnostics Limited

Dr Nicola Gardiner

Chief Medical Scientist, Cryobiology Laboratory Stem Cell Facility

St James Hospital

Dr Keith Gomez


Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Conor Grieve

Senior Medical Scientist

Cork University Hospital

Karin Jackson

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service

Nicki Lawrence BSc (Hons) MSc CSci FIBMS

Advanced Practitioner in Morphology and Peripheral Blood Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Quality Manager.

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent

Dr Eliana Mattos Lacerda

Clinical Assistant Professor

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Mary Mc Elroy

Advanced Practitiioner/Trainee Consultant HealthCare Scientist

Altnagelvin Hospital, Westerntrust and Social Care Trust, Derry, Northern Ireland

Deirdre McCrae

Chief Medical Scientist

University Hospital Limerick

Dharmesh Mistry

UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique

Pat Mulhare

Programme Manager, National Programme for Pathology


Dr Keith Mulready

Chief Medical Scientist

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Caroline Murray

Senior Medical Scientist

Clinical Chemistry Tallaght University Hospital

Paudy O Gorman

Lab Manager


Clíona O’ Shea

Medical Scientist

Microbiology, Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin

Anna H Patterson

UKNEQAS CPT Diagnostic Cytology Coordinator


Stephen Power

Medical Scientist

Haematology Laboratory, University Hospital Limerick

Louise Walsh

Specialist Medical Scientist


Dr Mandy Wootton


Public Health Wales / EUCAST