The NCPE is proud to have partnered with IPPOSI, UCD and the HPRA in providing the first national roll-out of the EUPATI patient education programme on health innovation to Irish patients. The NCPE and the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin, delivered a module on Health Technology Assessment (HTA), through a combination of face-to-face training days, workshops and e-learning, in quarter one 2018. The modules covered areas including clinical trials, medicines regulatory affairs, medicines safety, pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology. The module on HTA dealt with the principles and practice of HTA and covered topics including health economics, reimbursement decision making in Ireland, HTA in Europe and patient involvement in HTA.
The programme is designed to enable and empower more patients and patient advocates to work effectively with Irish and EU-level health research & technology partners, agencies & authorities.
Please see www.ipposi.ie for further information.