Access to Medicines IPPOSI and MRCG have submitted a joint letter to the Department of Health following the news announced on Nov 15th that a Department-led working group is being established on exploring the challenges in accessing innovative medicines in Ireland. The letter calls for at least two patient representatives to be invited [...]
IPPOSI is very pleased to be taking part in EAPM 2017, which kicks off on Monday next (November 27th) in Belfast. IPPOSI CEO Derick Mitchell will be speaking next Wednesday afternoon in the 'Personalised Medicine and Public Health: Two Sides of the Same Coin?' session, and those attending the 4-day conference can also visit the [...]
IPPOSI is looking forward to playing a part in this year's SCI:COM conference. SCI:COM is a 2-day conference for anyone that communicates science, medicine, technology or engineering to any audience. This includes researchers, doctors, nurses, communications professionals, reps, outreach and engagement officers, education officers and others. The conference welcomes delegates from across academia, research, NGOs, civic & civil society organisations, third [...]
IPPOSI is pleased to announce that we are seeking to recruit an Executive Assistant to the organisation. This role will support, assist and report to the IPPOSI Chief Executive. You can find more information, including a full job description, on our website here. Deadline for applications Wednesday November 8th, 2017 (5pm).
IPPOSI played a major role as part of a number of events in the 2017 Health Innovation Week (#EH2030), which took place from Oct. 20th to 25th. Many IPPOSI members participated, and got involved in a range of events during the week. IPPOSI was specifically involved in the following: eHealth Innovation Showcase - [...]
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 [...]
Registration is still open for the second Access to Medicines round table meeting – and you can see the event programme, including finalised agenda and speaker biographies by clicking on the button at the bottom. This second meeting is a follow-on from the patient-only IPPOSI-MRCG round table meeting in June 2017, and the [...]
IPPOSI is delighted to announce that the Patient Narratives Project, which was led by IPPOSI in Phase 1, has entered its second phase. You can review the outputs of Phase 1 here in a purpose-built section of the IPPOSI website. Phase 2 entitled 'Your Voice Matters; stories to build a better health service', [...]