IPPOSI is playing a major role as part of a number of upcoming events in Dublin City Centre as part of Health Innovation Week (#EH2030) - Oct. 20th to 25th, 2017. We encourage all our members to come, participate, get involved in any of the events listed here. Register here by clicking on the appropriate event. IPPOSI [...]
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', [...]
The Irish Times published a piece concerning the General Data Protection Regulation in the context of health data, and IPPOSI's Derick Mitchell is quoted in the article on the question of consent. You can read the article here.
In June 2017 IPPOSI and the Medical Research Charities Group (MRCG) co-hosted a patients-only meeting on the issue of Access to Medicines in Ireland. We are pleased to announce that the Paper arising from this meeting has been published, and is available on our website here. IPPOSI would urge our members and stakeholders [...]
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Webinar on Biosimilars on September 8th. IPPOSI is now in a position to share our draft response to the Department of Health's National Biosimilars Medicine Policy consultation. If you are a member of IPPOSI you are welcome to comment on the draft response. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a request [...]
IPPOSI wishes to thank everyone who took part in the application process to the IPPOSI Patient Education Programme pilot. We received almost 40 applications, which our independent panel of six reviewers examined in depth. Congratulations to the 21 candidates who were shortlisted to participate in the 2017 pilot programme which kicks off in September 2017. The successful [...]