Organisational structure

The Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society of Ireland is a registered charity.

Trustees

Dr Kevin Mac Partlin, MB. BCH. BAO. MRGGP

Dr Mac Partlin graduated from UCD in 1971. He was worked in General Practice since 1976 and is a member of the Irish College of General Practice. He is a Trustee of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society since xxx.

Dr Sheila Lynch, MB. BCH. BOA. DCH. DPH

Dr Lynch graduated from UCC Medical School in 1956. She is the former Director of Community Care for the HSE, Tivoli Road, Dun Laoighre. She has been Trustee of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society of Ireland since 2003.

Dr Michael Kearney, MB.BCH.BAO.DCH.MRGGP

Dr Kearney is a graduate of UCC. He participated in the UCC training scheme for general practice. He is currently a partner in Manor Street Practice. He is involved in post-graduate professional development and was chairman of the North Dublin Faculty of the Irish College of General Practice from 1993-1996. He has been Trustee of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society of Ireland since 2011.

Committee Members

Dr Andree Rochfort , MD,                 

Dr Rochfort is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (1987). She is a staff member of the Irish College of General Practitioners since March 2000, as Director of the Doctors’ Health Programme and is the Irish national representative to the European Society for Quality and Safety in General Practice, EQuiP, since 2007. Andree is on the Board of the European Association for Physician Health (www.eaph.eu ).

Dr Tom Donnelly, MD, MFOM

Dr Tom Donnelly is a graduate from UCD Medical School.  He is an Occupational Health Physician with the Irish Civil Service.  He has been a member of the Committee of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society since 2018.

Dr Jean Crean, LRCPI & SI. DCH. DPH

Dr Crean graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons and previously worked in Jervis Street Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and Wexford County Hospital. She has worked for many years in Eastern Health Board and is currently a Senior Medical Officer in Community Care Services for the HSE. She has been a member of the Committee of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society of Ireland since 2013.

Dr Emer Allen LRCPI &SI, MRCPI, MICGP

Dr Allen graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998. She worked in paediatrics prior to training as a GP on the RCSI general practice training scheme.She has been working in general practice in Dublin since 2011. She has been a committee member of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund society since 2013.

Dr Sheila Mac Evilly, LRCPI & SI. DCH. DPH

Dr Mac Evilly graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1968. She formerly worked as a Senior Medical Officer, Community Health Medicine for the Eastern Health Board and was appointed Medical Co-ordinator of Services for Older People in 1995. She was the Chairperson of the Carers Association from 1993-1995. She has been Secretary/Treasurer of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Society since 2010.

Get involved

We have vacancies for positions on the board. If you are interested in finding out more about what this involves please contact us at info@medicalbenevolent.ie