Pharma Leaders Series

Prescribers Update Breakfast – 6th June, 2019

Fionnuala Kennedy – Mater Private

Fionnuala Kennedy, Chief Pharmacist with the Mater Private and President of the Hospital Pharmacist’s Association of Ireland was the first of our three speakers. She spoke about prescribing in the private hospitals, and the particular challenges they face.

Professor Michael Barry, Clinical Director with the National Centre for Pharmaeconomics (NCPE)

Anna-Marie Curran is a Partner with A&L Goodbody and specialising in procurement law. She was our second speaker, and gave an overview of procurement rules within the healthservices industry and some insights into the changes likely to be made in procurement in public hospitals.

Fionnuala King – Acute Hospitals Drug Management Programme

Fionnuala King is the Chief Pharmacist in AHDMP within the HSE. Fionnuala gave an overview of the structure within the HSE, how both funding and reimbursement works within the hospitals.

Darren Scully, HPRA – Full Presentation

Leonie Clarke – IMVO. Full presentation

John McGrane, British Irish CoC – Full Presentation

Darren Scully – Medicine Shortages Lead, HPRA

John McGrane – DG British Irish Council