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A joint webinar with the European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and EIPG is being held this Thursday 20th May 2021 at 17.00 GMT on “Understanding Advanced Therapies”

SCOPE: The background to advanced therapies will be discussed including gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. Examples will be shown of how advanced therapies are dramatically changing the way patients are treated for a wide variety of diseases. A discussion will be held on the role of pharmacists and their ability to advise patients about these products which have such huge potential for the future of medicine.

 

SPEAKER: Sunayana Shah is an expert in regulatory, medical, and pharmacovigilance policy development as well as technical, scientific, and regulatory intelligence at global level including working with WHO, European and UK organisations. Sunayana worked at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), London, where, as Head of Regulatory and Safety Policy she advised the pharmaceutical industry and worked with senior UK and EU government officials on international regulatory policy issues, including the impact of Brexit. Previously, she led the scientific and medical affairs function at the Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB) where she developed and implemented national and pan European and global OTC reclassification policy, regulatory expertise, and led the Professional Learning training programmes. Sunayana is a registered pharmacist and EIPG’s delegate for Great Britain. She is a consultant and recently co-authored a toolkit on cell and gene therapy for the International Alliance of Patient Organisations and IFPMA.

 

REGISTRATION: There is no registration for this webinar.

Free access is via the link: Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93920028291?pwd=WEI1NGlhZktrV3JaeEF3Q1U0eGx0dz09

Meeting ID: 939 2002 8291 Passcode: 576982

 A PIER Career Focus webinar is being organised on Thurs 20th May 2021 at 1.00pm on the topic of 'Opportunities for Pharmacists in Manufacturing Operations' with Colm Murphy (UCB). Register via https://rb.gy/qtohny

See event flyer Career Opportunities in Manufacturing Operations webinar_20 May 2021

 

 

The PIER Committee is delighted to host a virtual CPD meeting on the topic of 'What is New in Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship' on Thursday 10th June 2021. 

 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92203441896?pwd=cjVqdGZIK21DL2l1bGJ3R3FVSjV5QT09
 
Meeting ID: 922 0344 1896
Passcode: 279597
 
 
Email queries to education@pier.ie

PIER CPD meeting 10 June 2021

 

Takeda (Baggot St) is recruiting for an External Supply Quality Manager for their oncology porfotio. Ideally 5 years QA/QC experience required but any pharmacist candidate with relevant experience will be considered.

See job description. https://takeda.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/IRL---Dublin---Baggot-Street/External-Supply-Quality-Manager-for-Oncology-Products_R0035367.

 

Posted 28th April 2021

The second EIPG/PIER Webinar of 2021 will be held in conjunction with UCC School of Pharmacy on Monday 10th May 2021. The topic is 'The importance of Knowledge Management in both the Development and Manufacture of Medicinal Products'

Overview of Webinar
Knowledge management is the process of capturing, distributing and effectively using knowledge. It has always been a key factor in the successful development and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. Understanding the chemical and physical processes underlying material interactions in dosage form formulation, production process and product storage throughout the shelf-life is fundamental in assuring quality, efficacy, and safety of a medicinal product.
Knowledge management has gained increasing importance in the pharmaceutical industry over the past 10-15 years. Its importance has been emphasised in the ICH Q10 guideline which considers knowledge management as a key enabler of the pharmaceutical quality system.
 
The two expert speakers (Dr Marco Adami and Dr Alessandro Regola) will share their practical experience of problems and opportunities in knowledge management encountered during their careers in the pharmaceutical industry.
 
Leaning Outcomes
By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:
1. Know the fundamentals of knowledge management.
2. Understand the meaning of the term “knowledge”.
3. Recognise why knowledge management is so important to the pharmaceutical industry.
4. Appreciate the role of knowledge management in promoting innovation.

See attached flyer for registration details EIPG PIER 'Knowledge Management' webinar_10th May 2021.Please be aware that you will receive connection details for the webinar when you register and will need to keep the Zoom meeting details to join the webinar.

DCC Vital is a leading healthcare business in Britain and Ireland and has an ambition to be one of the leading players in the supply of products and services to the healthcare sector in Europe. The Pharma business in Ireland includes Medisource and Fannin Pharma. Medisource are leaders in the sourcing and supply of exempt medicinal products for supply within Ireland and internationally. Fannin Pharma delivers sales, marketing & distribution services across hospitals, primary & community care.

The business is currently recruiting for two pharmacist roles:

Posted 15th April 2021

 

DCC Vital is a leading healthcare business in Britain and Ireland and has an ambition to be one of the leading players in the supply of products and services to the healthcare sector in Europe. The Pharma business in Ireland includes Medisource and Fannin Pharma. Medisource are leaders in the sourcing and supply of exempt medicinal products for supply within Ireland and internationally. Fannin Pharma delivers sales, marketing & distribution services across hospitals, primary & community care. 

The Irish business is now recruiting for a Group Pharmacist. See job description for further information DCC Vital Group Pharmacist Role Description_March 2021

 

Posted 4 March 2021

PIER had a busy mainly virtual year in 2020. See reflection on the years activites PIER 2020 Reflection.

 

PIER is delighted to be collaborating with The Irish Pharmaceutical Student Association (IPSA) to organise a virtual information event on opportunities for early career pharmacists through graduate programmes. 

For further information, see event flyer PIER IPSA virtual graduate programme information event_25 Feb 2021

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