The winner of the 2019 ISRA Research grant of €1000 was Dr. Dylan Finnerty with his project: "Efficacy of Serratus Anterior Plane (SAP) block versus Erector Spinae Plane (ESP) block for post operative analgesia after Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) : a randomised control trial"
ISRA Best Poster Prize.
The winner of the ISRA Best Poster prize at the 2019 CAI Congress was Dr. Ahmed Abdelaatti. His poster was titled ‘Assessment of the quality of aftercare provided to patients who received regional nerve blockade in Galway University Hospitals’. His prize of €200 was kindly sponsored by
The non-profit objectives of the Society include the advancement of standards and education in Regional Anaesthesia
The ISRA Resource Section includes ISRA’s Patient Information leaflet and Peripheral Nerve Block
The Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia
The Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia is the Irish division of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and is the Irish Specialist Society of Anaesthetists interested in the field of Regional Anaesthesia.
Reduced registration fees for national and local congresses of ESRA & ASRA
Free subscription and online access to RAPM & discount subscription to BJA
Eligibility to register for the EDRA exam
Access to ESRA Academy online scientific Webcasts / Podcasts, e-Posters, article reviews, technical videos and clinical guidelines.
Premium access to ESRA Academy, ESRA members’ zone and ESRA E-Newsletter
Eligibility to benefit from an ESRA grant
Remember: Joint ISRA/ESRA membership provides benefits of full ESRA membership in addition to benefits of ISRA membership.
Additional Benefits of ISRA Membership:
Reduced registration fee for annual ISRA Symposium
No additional charge for attendance at ISRA Ultrasound workshop at the Irish Congress of Anaesthesia (once registered for the Congress)
Notification by email of ISRA events throughout the year
Invitation to attend AGM
Eligibility to stand for ISRA council and vote at ISRA council elections
The combined online payment system makes it easy to join and become a Full Member of your National Regional Anaesthesia society supporting national goals in education and research, while availing of all the benefits of ESRA membership.
Remember Irish representation on ESRA Council is determined by ISRA membership numbers.
ISRA aims to encourage the safe practice of regional anaesthesia in Ireland by teaching Foundation Courses in various locations nationally. 11 courses taught so far 2017-2018. Keep an eye for details of upcoming courses.
This year the EDRA Preparation Day Course will take place on Friday, 26th July 2019.
REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA SYMPOSIUM
Find out more about the ISRA Annual Regional Anaesthesia Symposium and Ultrasound Workshop 2017.
You cannot join ISRA without ESRA membership. You may join ESRA without joining ISRA (to do so please visit the ESRA website) but remember joining ISRA also helps to financially support your local society.
Regional Fellowship at Galway
The fellowship in regional anaesthesia will constitute a special interest year. It is Anticipated that candidates will be past CCST.