Thank you to all who attended our recent edition of the NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management on 15th July.  We have received resoundingly positive feedback from attendees and we will continue to use your suggestions to improve our offering in the future. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to distinguished speakers Prof Donal O’Shea, Dr Brendan O’Shea, Aisling Harris and our chair for the evening Prof Francis Finucane. We would also like to thank our sponsors Novo Nordisk, and you, the audience for making this such an engaging and interactive session.

 If you missed this webinar, or would like to watch it again, you can now view the recording linked below, remember to log in or register to access.

In Ireland, 37% of adults are overweight and 23% of adults are living with obesity. This session highlighted the importance of changing attitudes in the care and treatment of obesity, as well as the need for primary and secondary prevention to avoid increased health risks in the future. Speakers also discussed the need for electronic medical records. Watch the recording now.


Agenda Included:

The new Model of Care: An Overview

Prof Donal O’Shea

HSE Clinical Lead for Obesity and Consultant Endocrinologist, St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin 

Building Capacity in Primary Care: Much done, more to do

Dr Brendan O’Shea
GP and Principal in Practice and Assistant Adjunct Professor, Trinity College Dublin

Experiences of Delivering a Virtual, Interdisciplinary Lifestyle and Weight Management Programme in Ireland

Aisling Harris
Lead Dietitian – Cardiac and Weight Management, Croí Heart & Stroke Charity

Q&A Session

Chair: Prof Francis Finucane
Consultant Endocrinologist, GUH and Specialist Lead for Endocrinology, Saolta Group

If you missed the last NIPC Series: New Horizons in Obesity Management, you can now catch the recorded session on-demand now. Log-In or Join the NIPC Alliance to view.

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