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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

IPPOSI Conference & AGM 2018

IPPOSI is pleased to announce news of our Annual Conference and AGM, which will take place on Monday, October 8th at the historic Wood Quay venue featuring the old city wall, in Dublin City Council buildings.  Registration for this event will open in due course, and speakers are [...]

2018-05-03T21:24:25+00:00 3 May 2018|Events, News|Comments Off on IPPOSI Conference & AGM 2018

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
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