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February 14, 2019

A Half-Day Workshop entitled ‘Research Impact: Knowledge Transfer and Exchange’ will take place on Friday 15 March 2019 in Ulster University.

The workshop will help participants learn how to design and develop a dissemination plan using a peer reviewed Evidence-based Model for the Transfer and exchange of Research Knowledge (EMTReK). Attendance at the workshop will benefit anyone wishing to share and exchange evidence based knowledge within palliative, end-of-life care and/or healthcare or who has a research message(s) or information to disseminate.

Click Here for more information on EMTReK.

To secure your place at the workshop complete a booking form and return it to Bernadette Pirihi; bpirihi@aiihpc.org

January 28, 2019

The Future of Safe Prescribing | 29 March 2019, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Register by 1st March to avail of the early bird rate

The Future of Safe Prescribing is a joint conference between the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, and takes place on 29 March at RCPI, No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Designed to address topics directly relevant to safe prescribing now and in the future, this meeting will have wide appeal to independent prescribers from all backgrounds including medical, pharmacy and nursing. Topics for the programme will include, “cost-effective prescribing”, “managing polypharmacy”, “precision prescribing” “electronic prescribing” and “maintaining prescribing competence.

The event will be followed by an evening networking reception from 7-9pm. 

Programme Highlights

Prescribing Today

Professor Emma Baker (St George’s University, London), Professor Simon Maxwell (University of Edinburgh) and others on:

  • improving prescribing skills
  • the challenges of polypharmacy
  • partnerships between pharmacy and clinical pharmacology

Prescribing in the 2020s and beyond

Professor Michael Barry (Irish National Centre of Pharmacoeconomics), Dr Patricia McGettigan (Queen Mary University of London) and others on:

  • the future of European medicines regulation post-Brexit
  • personalised medicine and precision prescribing
  • big data approaches to improving prescribing

Register for the event
To register for the event, visit the British Pharmacalogical Society website.

Register by 1 March 2019 to get a discounted place. 

January 15, 2019

The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) Early Career Researcher Forum (ECRF) is open to all researchers or clinicians from any discipline who consider themselves in the early to mid-stages of their research career in palliative and end of life care or whose research may influence people with palliative care needs.

ECRF membership provides FREE membership with opportunities to:

  • Access peer and mentor support,
  • Develop links with senior researchers
  • Participate in capacity building workshops
  • Publish blog articles
  • Receive regular funding updates
  • Hear about career development opportunities
  • Transfer and exchange knowledge across disciplines

The Forum, which is multidisciplinary in nature and has members from across the island of Ireland, is constantly expanding and we want even more researchers to join and benefit from this collaborative community of peers. There are no membership criteria to join the ECRF. The ECRF: "provides an environment for support, advice and signposting…Some of the challenges for early career researchers in palliative care in Ireland…include securing opportunities to network with key experienced researchers in the field to benefit from their expertise and to also establish collaborations for future research studies."  Dr Helen Kerr, Early Career Researcher Forum.

For people who wish to join, there is an online form to complete, which can accessed here.

To learn more about the ECRF,  visit http://www.professionalpalliativehub.com/research/ecrf

For any further information on the ECRF, contact Ann Leahy at AIIHPC, ann.leahy@aiihpc.org

Visit The Palliative Hub (research): http://www.professionalpalliativehub.com/Research