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Drug Iceberg 2.0 Report Published

IPPOSI is pleased to announce the publication of the second "Drug Iceberg" report. Delivered in partnership with the Medical Research Charities Group (MRCG), the report is a February 2018 update on the first report, containing: Key recommendations - including a call for the development and implementation of a new national strategy on [...]

2018-02-21T22:34:41+00:00 21 February 2018|News|Comments Off on Drug Iceberg 2.0 Report Published

Taking action on Access to Medicines

IPPOSI is pleased to announce that our primary focus / Annual Theme for 2018 is ‘Access to Medicines’.  Arising from this, the IPPOSI board and executive have identified seven actions in this key area for the coming year. You can review these actions on the new, dedicated page of the IPPOSI website, which [...]

2018-02-21T22:38:35+00:00 14 February 2018|Events|Comments Off on Taking action on Access to Medicines

Feb-Mar 2018: Upcoming events

IPPOSI will be taking part in a number of externally-organised events in the coming months across a range of issues - health outcomes, rare diseases, and ethics. All of these events are open to IPPOSI members in some capacity, so anyone interested in attending should register quickly. Spaces are limited and filling [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:05+00:00 8 February 2018|News|Comments Off on Feb-Mar 2018: Upcoming events

Newsletter January 2018

New Faces in IPPOSI We are delighted to announce the appointment of Susanne Grampe to the role of IPPOSI Executive Assistant. Susanne takes over from Karen Munnelly, and is also currently enrolled as a student in the IPPOSI Patient Education Programme. We also welcome three new IPPOSI board members – Julie Power of Vasculitis [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:05+00:00 25 January 2018|Newsletters|0 Comments

New faces on IPPOSI team and board

2018 sees the beginning of the terms of three new IPPOSI Board members from both patient and industry sectors: Julie Power, Vasculitis Awareness Ireland Neil Johnson, CROI, West of Ireland Cardiac & Stroke Foundation Colm Galligan, MSD Ireland In addition, our new Executive Assistant - Susanne Grampe - started in the IPPOSI office in January. [...]

2018-02-15T12:49:55+00:00 24 January 2018|News|Comments Off on New faces on IPPOSI team and board

Patient Education: Health Technology Assessment

The third and final module of the IPPOSI Pilot Patient Education Programme (running from January 22nd – March 12th 2018) will focus on Health Technology Assessment (HTA). The objective is to provide students with a true picture of how such assessments are conducted in Ireland. As with the previous two modules (covering Clinical Trials and [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:05+00:00 17 January 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Patient Education: Health Technology Assessment

EHEALTH: 2nd Joint Ecosystem Meeting

IPPOSI members are welcome to attend the 2nd Joint EcoSystem Gathering, which is set to take place on January 12th, 2018 at the Trinity Biomedical Science Institute. We would strongly encourage IPPOSI members to take part in this event and attend if at all possible - there is a very comprehensive line up, and discussion [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:06+00:00 20 December 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on EHEALTH: 2nd Joint Ecosystem Meeting

Newsletter November 2017

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 onto [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:06+00:00 30 November 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

IPPOSI at European Congress on Personalised Medicine 2017

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 [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:06+00:00 23 November 2017|News|Comments Off on IPPOSI at European Congress on Personalised Medicine 2017


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 [...]

2018-02-13T09:59:06+00:00 16 November 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on IPPOSI @ SCI:COM 2017
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