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IPPOSI Conference & AGM 2018

The 2018 IPPOSI Conference & AGM was on the topic of "Patient-Centred Outcomes in Research and Healthcare".  Date: Monday, October 8th, 2018 Venue:  Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2 Conference Rationale: Ireland needs to embrace a more value based healthcare approach towards meeting our [...]

2018-10-11T00:37:38+00:00 8 October 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on IPPOSI Conference & AGM 2018

Access to Medicines: Annual Theme Update

IPPOSI launched our Annual Theme for 2018 in February of this year. We ambitiously set out a number of actions to complete during the year. This update provides a snapshot on our progress to date. Patient Charter: IPPOSI is working with our patient organisation members to develop a Patient Charter for Involvement in [...]

2018-08-16T16:24:05+00:00 16 August 2018|News|Comments Off on Access to Medicines: Annual Theme Update

IPPOSI seeking new Board members

IPPOSI is seeking to appoint up to three new directors (board members) at the 2018 IPPOSI AGM on October 8th. IPPOSI wishes to take this opportunity to thank two long-serving, outgoing Patient Organisation Board members - Dr Tomás Carroll (Alpha-1 Foundation) and Mr Philip Watt (Cystic Fibrosis Ireland) - for years [...]

2018-08-07T14:22:11+00:00 7 August 2018|News|Comments Off on IPPOSI seeking new Board members

EUPATI National Platform Officer

*** DEADLINE PASSED  / APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED *** IPPOSI is pleased to announce that we are seeking to recruit a EUPATI National Platform (ENP) Officer.  This part-time role (16 hours per week) will work collaboratively with the EUPATI National Co-ordinator (Gemma Killeen), and will be based in IPPOSI offices, Dublin city centre. You can [...]

2018-08-16T10:27:03+00:00 2 August 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on EUPATI National Platform Officer

Brexit: meeting with negotiators on behalf of EU and UK patients

In Brussels today, IPPOSI's CEO Derick Mitchell was part of a delegation that met with members of the EU Article 50 Taskforce negotiating team from the European Commission, to advocate for the protection of the health and safety of EU and UK patients during the Brexit negotiations. [...]

2018-08-08T15:38:34+00:00 3 July 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Brexit: meeting with negotiators on behalf of EU and UK patients

Webinar: International perspectives on patient involvement in HTA

On Wednesday 16 May IPPOSI hosted a webinar for IPPOSI members that provided international perspectives on health technology assessment. You can view and listen to the recording of this webinar above. In so doing, you will hear how health technology assessment agencies in Canada, Sweden and Scotland are involving patients in [...]

2018-05-17T10:49:56+00:00 8 May 2018|News|Comments Off on Webinar: International perspectives on patient involvement in HTA

Patient Submissions in HTA: Have your say

The National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE) has launched a public consultation on its revised Patient Submission Process. IPPOSI strongly encourages all its members – particularly patient members – to engage in this process and help improve the quality and impact of future patient submissions to the Irish HTA process. [...]

2018-04-05T16:37:04+00:00 4 April 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Patient Submissions in HTA: Have your say

Patients voice concerns over Brexit

Eleven organisations representing patients across the UK and Europe have warned EU negotiators about the risks Brexit poses to European patients. In partnership with the UK-based Association of Medical Research Charities, IPPOSI and nine other organisations have sent a letter (included below) to Brexit negotiators Michel Barnier and [...]

2018-03-15T10:59:43+00:00 15 March 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on Patients voice concerns over Brexit

IPPOSI statement on European Commission’s HTA proposal

On January 31st, the European Commission launched proposals on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in which it outlines mandatory use of joint clinical assessments reports, after a three-year transition period. This proposal could go a long way to allowing HTA agencies to catch up with a scientific arena that is moving forward [...]

2018-02-28T17:30:42+00:00 26 February 2018|News|Comments Off on IPPOSI statement on European Commission’s HTA proposal

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
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