|Date||Thursday, January 27th , 2022|
|Time||8:00 am - 9:00 am|
Our first event of 2022 will focus on medicine shortages and the ongoing impact of both Covid and Brexit on the transport and supply of medicines. We’re delighted to be joined by Darren Scully, Medicine Shortages Lead with the HPRA, along with Leonie Clarke, General Manager with the IMVO.
As Covid is still very much present in our community, we will hold this breakfast briefing online for the safety and comfort of our members and speakers. The event will be recorded and will be available to those registered after the event, for those who cannot make the live event.
Darren Scully, Medicine Shortages Lead – Health Products Regulatory Authority
Darren joined the HPRA in 2012 initially as a Cosmetic Products Manager having previously worked in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and community pharmacy. Since then, Darren has held a variety of roles within the HPRA building out his knowledge and expertise. He now supports the HPRA’s role in the management of medicine shortages and works to create an environment to reduce this likelihood. Darren holds BSc ‘s in both Pharmacology and Pharmacy, an MSc in Pharmacy, a PhD in Pharmacology and most recently a Diploma in Regulatory Management.
Leonie Clarke, General Manager – Irish Medicines Verification Organisation
Prior to joining IMVO, Leonie ran her own consultancy, advising clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector on medicines legislation, IPHA codes of practice, educational topics and corporate governance. She started her career with the PSI (the pharmacy regulator) and has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including a number of years as IPHA’s Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Manager. She also worked in academia and is co-author of the textbook ‘Pharmacy and Medicines Law in Ireland’. Leonie is a pharmacist by profession and a former President of the PSI. She has a Master’s degree (by research) and diplomas in law, accountancy and leadership.
Liam Regan, General Manager – Allphar Services
Liam is General Manager of Allphar Services, part of Uniphar’s Supply Chain and Retail Division. With the group since 2014, Liam is responsible for the commercial operations of the Allphar business, having previously held senior positions across Uniphar Group’s Commercial and Clinical Division, with Star Outico resourcing and outsourcing and Point of Care homecare nursing services.
Liam holds a MSc in Business Studies from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Liam has 14 years industry experience, having held a number of senior commercial roles over the years prior to commencing in his current position.
About the sponsor:
Allphar Pre-Wholesale is part of the Uniphar Supply Chain and Retail Services Division of the Uniphar Group. The Uniphar Supply Chain and Retail Division encompasses Allphar, Uniphar Wholesale and our Retail Services Division, which incorporates our pharmacy symbol Groups; Allcare, Life and Hickeys and Link up buying Group for Independents.
Allphar’s core strength lies in our experience of managing 90+ pharmaco medical manufacturers in the provision of a full end to end Pre-Wholesale service model providing a direct to wholesalers, hospitals, retail pharmacy and patients’ service.
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