World Health Innovation Summit

I have been involved with the World Health Innovation Summit since it was founded in 2015. Working directly with the CEO, Mr Gareth Presch and his international team I effectively supported the development of a culture that put focus on the value of local communities to people who work in or use health care services.  My role was to work in partnership with all who work in or use the health system to share experiences, innovations and aspirations. I developed the WHIS PODS structure; Mission, Vision and Value Statements, Terms of Reference and completed Frameworks for global WHIS teams toRead More…

HSE, RCSI, RCPI, DoH [Multiple Projects]

I have been a healthcare advocate and innovator, for many years and often am requested to share insights & domain knowledge through working in partnership with businesses, communities and charities, some of which are: Public Patient Involvement Literature Review, Co-Author (Dr. Veronica Lambert, DCU and DoH) Public Patient Involvement Framework, Co- Author (DCU, Department of Health) NHS & Global Village Health Translation – Project 1: International #fabnhsday guide for Colostrum NDRC – Business Mentor for Health Tech Start-Ups (affiliated with eHealth Ireland) SOUND – External facilitator for this charity; designing Terms of Reference & guidelines for their teams ICAN –Read More…

DCU and Department of Health

DCU were requested by the Department of Health to aide in the development of Public Patient Involvement (PPI) in Clinical Effectiveness Processes in Ireland. I was commissioned by DCU to share insights and domain knowledge in relation to PPI. The first phase of this project was an international literature review of public patient involvement frameworks, policies and processes. The second phase was to develop a Framework for PPI in Ireland based on the findings from the literature review, and current best practice in Ireland. Through my professional and personal lived experiences I helped DCU co-author this framework. The output ofRead More…

Tallaght Hospital

In 2017 I was asked by Chief Pharmacist of Tallaght Hospital, Mr Tim Delaney, to evaluate a medicine care plan which they had developed as part of a medication safety programme “Zero Harm”. Putting my design skills and domain knowledge into practice I helped the team effectively redesign their care plan to ensure it was as easy and safe to use for patients and carers. A link to their programme can be seen here.

PX Evaluation

As a strategic processor I constructively analyse all healthcare products and services to ensure they are meeting the needs of the patient, customer and all stakeholders. End user experience is a critical component for all projects. What do I do: