Charter calling for greater patient involvement in the ‘Medicines Assessment & Reimbursement’ process

February 21st, 2019

35 Irish patient organisations including Chronic Pain Ireland have signed a Charter calling for greater patient involvement in the ‘Medicines Assessment & Reimbursement’ process in Ireland. The Charter calls on the government to improve the transparency, accountability and communication on how medicines are assessed & reimbursed by the State.

The Charter, co-ordinated by the Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry (IPPOSI), with the support of the Medical Research Charities Group (MRCG) and Rare Disease Ireland (RDI), sets out 29 actions that the relevant State agencies (Department of Health; Health Service Executive, National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics) should take to inform and include patient perspectives at every stage of the process.

 

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