Putting Theory into Practice

High quality medical training delivered by clinically current instructors.

Training medical professionals since 1997

Tom Giffney spent 25 years in the Dublin Fire and Ambulance Service working as a senior operational Paramedic and Station Officer.

He is a former AHA International Trainer in BLS, PALS & ACLS and worked as National Resuscitation Officer for the Irish Heart Foundation from 1994 to 2001. He served over 12 years as a member of the Irish Heart Foundation’s ACLS & BLS Councils and is a highly experienced Instructor Trainer in all disciplines.

While working as Clinical Manager in the Centre for Immediate Care Services in University College Dublin, he was involved in General Practitioner trauma and resuscitation training courses and he remains a regular contributor on trauma and resuscitation training programmes throughout Ireland.

Tom is a faculty member on the M.Sc. in Sports and Exercise Medicine programme offered by the School of Medicine in Trinity College Dublin for over 15 years and is course co-ordinator on the Sports Injuries training courses certified jointly by the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Codeblue. Tom is currently Resuscitation Training Officer for the Bon Secours Hospital in Dublin.


Codeblue advanced life support instructors are drawn from ED, ICU, CCU, EMS and resuscitation-training.They come from an Irish healthcare setting and all remain in day-to-day clinical practice, where they regularly train and carry out these skills.

They are friendly, professional and highly-experienced educators who are regarded as experts in their field and with a proven ability to teach, they will ensure that students get the most out of their learning experience.

Event Medical Personnel

Codeblue is a fully owned and operated Irish company providing experienced Irish based Healthcare professionals familiar with the Irish Healthcare system.

Our personnel are registered with their relevant professional body (PHECC, Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) and appear on a permanent Irish register enabling them to legally practice and recommend and administer appropriate medications in Ireland. They carry the appropriate level of professional indemnity and malpractice insurance and all are fully compliant under Irish law to provide these services.

Administration & Logistics

Our backroom team ensure a smooth delivery of service to our training and event clients. All paperwork and booking queries are handled by our full-time administrative support manager, Maighread, while 24/7 nationwide set-up and take-down of equipment is handled by our logistics team of Colin and Evan.


Codeblue clients include, large public and private hospitals, universities, professional regulators, multinational companies, international event promoters and sporting organisations, private clinics and individual practitioners.

We work with some great people

Our Management Team

Our management team have over twenty years’ national and international experience in developing, organising and delivering a wide selection of accredited Healthcare training programmes. We work extensively with healthcare organisations to provide world class training to hospital Consultants, Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and other allied healthcare personnel. This collaboration has enabled Codeblue to establish and develop into a leading event medical support service by using a highly trained and experienced group of certified emergency care professionals.

Tom Giffney

Tom Giffney

Founder and CEO

Ronan More O'Ferrall

Ronan More O'Ferrall

Medical Director

Maighread McNulty

Maighread McNulty

Administrative Support Manager