EU Regions Driving Medicine Safety Online Event

Northern Ireland’s Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre hosted an informative online event on 13th October 2020 that showcased cooperation among European Regions to improve medicine safety. The event took place during the European Week of Regions and Cities and attracted an audience from across 18 different countries.


Professor Mike Scott, Director Medicines Optimisation Centre (MOIC) and European Co-operation


Northern Ireland Health Minister, Robin Swann MLA, delivered the keynote speech before practitioners from Northern Ireland, Ireland, Estonia and Poland discussed how their regions have improved the use of medicines and the benefits of collaboration. The event also provided details of how to contact the Medicine Optimisation Innovation Centre if you are interested in collaboration.


View the event in full below:

The Northern Ireland Medicines Optimization Innovation Centre (MOIC) is the only dedicated medicines optimisation centre in Europe, and is uniquely positioned to work alongside the health sector and the private sector to improve medicines use and patient care.

MOIC undertakes research, project management and offer professional expertise on projects that will improve patient care on medicines use. MOIC engage with partners across Europe and throughout the world to learn and engage with professionals on best practice and bring this learning back to Northern Ireland.