Cancer Centre Accreditation and Designation

In 2022 the Saolta-University of Galway Cancer Centre became a member of the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes and entered the accreditation process. We are undertaking this accreditation process to improve the quality of our cancer care, research and education. 



Accreditation and Designation

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Saolta Managed Clinical Academic Network and OECI Team

Cancer MCAN Director Prof Michael Kerin
Cancer MCAN Associate Directors Prof Maccon Keane (Galway)
Dr Joseph Martin (Galway)
Dr Margaret Murray (Galway)
Dr Gerry O’Dowd (Letterkenny)
Prof Kevin Barry (Mayo)
Dr Andrew Hodgson (Sligo)
Cancer MCAN General Manager Geraldine Cooley
Cancer MCAN Director of Nursing  Olive Gallagher
Cancer MCAN Business Manager  Pauline McGough
Cancer MCAN Quality and Patient Safety Coordinator    Jackie Lillis
Cancer MCAN Executive Administrator Siobhain Gaughan 
OECI Accreditation Manager Helen O'Reilly
Cancer Centre Research Manager (University) Emer Hennessy
Clinical Research Lead (University) Prof Aoife Lowery
Translational Research Leads (University)

Dr Roisin Dwyer and Dr Aideen Ryan

Biobanking Lead (University)

Dr Nicola Miller