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Monaghan native appointed as Chairperson of Medicines for Ireland

Jan 22, 2022 10:01 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan native appointed as Chairperson of Medicines for Ireland Monaghan native appointed as Chairperson of Medicines for Ireland
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Monaghan native Padraic O'Brien has been appointed Chairperson of Medicines for Ireland.

Mr O' Brien previously served as MFI Vice President in 2020 and 2021 and has been actively engaging with policy makers with regard to increasing access of affordable medicines for patients.

He has also highlighted the need for safeguarding measures to be put in place to help mitigate threats to the supply of medicines to Ireland brought about by Brexit and Covid-19.

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Mr O'Brien added that he was "honoured" to take up the role and looks forward to leading the organisation in ensuring that Ireland's approach to medicines serves the best interests of patients, its healthcare professionals and the State.

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