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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

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

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

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 @ SCI:COM 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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