History Founded 1st June 1979
Membership Consultant physicians in geriatric medicine in practice in the Republic of Ireland
Chair Prof Desmond (Des) O’Neill, Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin
Hon Secretary Dr Nichola Boyle, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Academic Director Dr Rónán Ó Caoimh, Mercy University Hospital, Cork
Hon Treasurer Dr Paul McElwaine, Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin
EuGMS Representative Dr Paula Hickey, Sligo University Hospital, Sligo
Aims of Society
To study and represent the needs of the geriatric medical services for older people.
To act as a source for recommendations to the various health agencies in matters relating to this discipline.
To act as a source of informed views on geriatric medicine.