IPPOSI has collated a number of resources which we believe would benefit our patient, science and industry members, as well as the general public on this page.  We will continue to update this page as the pandemic crisis evolves.

Currently there is a great deal of conflicting information about the virus and the actions people should take. This resource is designed to provide evidence-based information, tools and resources available to anyone who is interested in combatting the spread of the virus.

STATEMENT FROM IPPOSI- 12 May 2020 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to unfold, IPPOSI released a second official statement as we were keen to ensure that the patient perspective was understood alongside broader public health considerations. Full statement here. 

STATEMENT FROM IPPOSI– 16 March 2020

When the HSE announced the opening of COVID-19 testing centres, IPPOSI released a statement calling on the HSE and GPs to prioritize COVID-19 testing for patients with underlying conditions and urged the public not to flood new testing centres unnecessarily. Full statement here

Latest COVID19 NEWS & UPDATES

The latest news and updates on the COVID19 pandemic.

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Advice & support for medically vulnerable people

Support and advice from Ireland’s patient organisations for people with underlying health conditions.

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Patient perspectives

Here we have collected statements and news articles highlighting  patient concerns and offering patient perspectives on issues arising during the  COVID19 crisis

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Research/Industry News and Collaborations

Find out about the latest COVID19 research and industry news in Ireland. Read about innovative and creative partnerships and collaborations happening between science and industry during the COVID19 crisis.

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Cocooning Advice and Hygiene guidelines

A collection of resources, guidelines, patient information guidelines, videos and podcasts to help inform people currently cocooning, their carers, family and volunteers who may be providing support to them.

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Other supports and resources

We have collated a summary of useful resources and websites that offer support and expert advice to the general public and members of the vulnerable community, their families and carers.

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