Patient Education Programme underway

//Patient Education Programme underway

The IPPOSI Patient Education Programme in Health Innovation kicked off on Sept. 22nd with a day-long event that introduced the 21 students and marked the beginning of Module One: Understanding Clinical Trials, led by the UCD Clinical Research Centre.

Patient participants will take part in a 7-month-long education programme, consisting of three modules in Health Innovation.  The programme consists of face-to-face workshops as well as an elearning website –

To mark the kick-off, Derick Mitchell and programme participant Kay Curtin appeared on the Pat Kenny programme on Newstalk on September 25th. You can listen to the interview here – select September 25th on the calendar, and click on the Pat Kenny Show, section 3, and toggle to under the word ‘Archive’ in red text.

The 2017/2018 pilot programme students are:

  • John Acton, Dublin

  • Caroline Carswell, Dublin

  • Wendy Costello, Tipperary

  • Kay Curtin, Tipperary

  • Richard Dalton, Dublin

  • Mandy Daly, Wicklow

  • Kathryn Daniel, Dublin

  • Aishling Deegan, Dublin

  • Sheila Fitzgerald, Kerry

  • Susanne Grampe, Dublin

  • Stacey Grealis, Mayo

  • Ursula Hakman, Dublin

  • Marion Anne McAuliffe, Cork

  • Sarah McLoughlin, Dublin

  • Marian O’Mahony, Cork

  • Melissa Redmond, Meath

  • Patricia Ryan, Galway

  • Sven Schubert, Meath

  • Stephanie Skeffington, Tipperary

  • Rosario Walsh, Tipperary

  • Jane Whelan, Dublin

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