Ireland’s 4th International Children’s
Palliative Care Conference:

Contemporary Challenges in the Care of Children with Complex and Palliative Care Needs
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Thursday 21st - Friday 22nd November 2019

National University of Ireland Galway


Keelin O’Donoghue is an honours medical graduate of University College Dublin (1995) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists (2012). She received her PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of London in 2005, following studies at Imperial College London in 2001-4. She completed RCOG sub-speciality training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital London, and was awarded RCOG sub-specialist accreditation in 2007. Keelin took up a post as Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and Senior Lecturer at Cork University Maternity Hospital and University College Cork in 2007. She both established and leads the multiple pregnancy, fetal medicine and pregnancy loss services at CUMH, and is part of the Perinatal Medicine team.

Keelin is a member of the National Working Party for the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Programme, the Speciality Training Committee of the RCPI, the National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre Perinatal Mortality Group and the HSE Bereavement Care Standards Development Group.In March 2017, she takes up the role of National Implementation Lead for the Bereavements Standards in Pregnancy loss and Perinatal Death.