IPPOSI Patient Education Programme 2019 – now open for applications

| Posted on: 6 November, 2018

The call for applications to the 2019 IPPOSI Patient Education Programme in Health Innovation is now open. This 10-month blended-learning education programme, the first of its kind in Ireland, runs from January to November 2019 on a number of IPPOSI-relevant topics. 

The programme is being led by IPPOSI, in partnership with a number of education partners, and will cover the following topics:

1. Understanding Clinical Trials – delivered by the University College Dublin Clinical Research Centre

2. Regulatory Affairs, Medicinal Product / Medical Device Safety, and Pharmacovigilance – delivered by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)

3. Health Technology Assessment principles and practices – delivered by the Dept. of Medicine & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin, in association with the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE)

All of the information you need to complete the application – including a Guide for Applicants, a link to the online application form – and last year’s instructional webinar are available on the IPPOSI website at the link below.

The closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 18th November 2019. Apply here


Applications will be accepted from:

Employees/volunteers of patient organisations in the Republic of Ireland

Patients with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who is not affiliated with a patient organisation and who participates or intends to participate in projects / activities / committees etc. to represent his/her personal experience as a patient and/or the perspective of an informal group of patients

Family member / carer (not affiliated with a patient organisation) of a patient with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who participates or intends to participate in projects / activities / committees/etc. to represent patients.

Please examine all of the supporting documents on the IPPOSI website before making your application to ensure eligibility, and a thorough understanding of the commitments involved.