• You want faster and more equitable access to new or existing treatments, devices, processes that will improve your health
  • You want to improve your understanding of the Irish health policy, regulatory and research environments
  • You want to connect with other organisations affected by the same unmet medical needs as your own
  • You believe in the need for patient voices at all levels of decision-making when it comes to health policy
  • You want to be involved as a partner in health research & policy decision-making
  • You want unbiased, patient-friendly information on clinical trials, health technology assessment, eHealth and more
  • You want to boost your organisation’s voice and capacity through engaging in our patient-led platform.
  • You want to be involved in shaping the future of healthcare in Ireland


Benefits of membership

  • Expert-informed information on health issues and policy developments
  • Access to facilitated discussions / debates on emerging healthcare issues with key decision-makers, patient leaders, scientists and industry representatives
  • Opportunities to influence health policy via facilitated consultations and submissions to Irish and EU consultations on a wide range of health topics.
  • Access to an organization through which partnerships can be formed via patient engagement and involvement, that substantially improve the lives of patients.
  • Opportunities to participate in a number of IPPOSI working groups/think tanks on priority areas of health policy and research
  • Networking opportunities with other patients, patient organisations, scientists, academics and industry representatives
  • Opportunities to participate in training sessions on for example; Clinical Research, eHealth, Health Technology Assessment, Media Skills, Pharmaceutical Industry codes of practice
  • IPPOSI newsletter (monthly) & updates
  • One-to-one briefings from IPPOSI spokespersons
  • Access to an informed, engaged and educated group of patients


Go here to explore the wider reasons for joining the IPPOSI membership.