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The State Claims Agency and HSE National Quality and Patient Safety Directorate (NQPSD) will jointly host a virtual event on Thursday 15 September to mark World Patient Safety Day 2022.

The theme for this year's World Patient Safety Day is Medication Safety. This jointly hosted virtual symposium will explore the theme of 'Medication Without Harm'.

Event programme

Through contributions from clinicians, patient advocates and researchers, this event is designed to raise awareness of medication-related harm, discuss how risk can be mitigated and highlight the patient perspective and opportunities for patients and families to play an active role in the safe use of medication.

Speakers will include:

  • Bernie O'Reilly, Patients for Patient Safety
  • Anita Hogg, Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre
  • Dr John Garvey and Emma-Jane Coyle, iSIMPATHY
  • Mark McCullagh, State Claims Agency

Attendees will also have an opportunity to put their questions to the panel. View the full programme below.

This event has been awarded 2 CPD credits with the RCPI.


To register for this online event, click the link below and complete the registration form to secure your place.

Register here for World Patient Safety Day Symposium

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