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HPAI Annual Conference 2019 Delegate Registration

  • 5 Apr 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • 7 Apr 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Crown Plaza Hotel Dublin


(depends on selected options)

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HPAI Annual Education Conference 2019

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin, 5th - 7th April 2019

The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland (HPAI) annual conference is the best opportunity for Hospital Pharmacists to meet up with colleagues from around the country. This is an educational conference with morning and afternoon workshops that are designed to enhance our members knowledge in key clinical and managerial areas with workshops to suit both newly graduated pharmacists and more experienced members. The AGM for HPAI members takes place during the conference. Members can table motions for discussion and includes selection of national executive members. The conference would not be complete without our Gala dinner to celebrate achievements and contributions to Hospital Pharmacy with invited guests from other disciplines and noted dignitaries. A poster competition is available to all members who contribute to health research throughout the year and has showcased many examples of informative and innovative work carried out by Hospital Pharmacists to improve all aspects of patient care.

Flyer available here

Friday 5th April 2019

Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings will take place on Friday evening from 19.30 - 21.00 and attendance must be registered here.

Further information will be posted on HPAI.ie. If you do not have access to HPAI Forum, please contact HPAI Education (hpaieducation@gmail.com) for information on SIGs.

Please indicate intention to attend a SIG when registering.

The sign-in desk will be open on the Friday evening from 6.30pm to 7.15pm. We ask members attending the SIG meetings and those present to sign-in at this time.

Saturday 6th April 2019

8.15am Sign-in & Coffee

The sign-in desk will close at 9.00am sharp.

Note – Conference badges for exhibitors and delegates will be required to gain entry to the conference area. To avoid being refused access wear name badges prominently for all sessions.

9.00am Workshop Session (Morning)

10.45am Pharmaceutical Exhibition

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm AGM

Note: The AGM may only be attended by fully paid members of the HPAI

3.15pm - 5pm Workshop Session (Afternoon)

7.00 pm Dinner Reception

8.00 pm Dinner with entertainment

*Please note that the dinner is funded by HPAI members and not through pharmaceutical industry sponsorship.

Sunday 7th April 2019

9.00 am - Short Oral Presentations

10.30 am - Coffee & poster exhibition

11.00 am - Announcement of 2019 Pharmacist Poster Winners

11.15 am - Introducing Hospital Wide ePrescribing - The experience of Project Oak  

11.45- Plenary Session

Clinical Prioritisation Tools

Right Patient, Right Time, Right Pharmacist

How prioritisation tools are changing the delivery of clinical pharmacy services: maximising pharmacists’ impact by identifying those patients most at risk of harm from medicines.

 Dr Penny Lewis, Clinical Lecturer, Manchester University Foundation Trust (Biography) 

Dr Tamasine Grimes, Associate Professor of Pharmacy, The University of Dublin, Trinity College (Biography)

12.55 pm - Closing comments

1.00 pm - Lunch

Note: Posters will be on display from 12 noon Saturday until 1pm Sunday


Reservations can be made for either of the hotels below.

Telephone Contact:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, Santry, Dublin 1800 848 270

Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Northwood, Santry, Dublin (01) 862 8866

Website Information

www.cpireland.crowneplaza.com- choose ‘Northwood’

www.hiexpress.com - search for ‘Dublin airport’

There is a special conference rate available up to one month prior to the start of the event. Please state that you are attending the conference when booking.

Please note: the Holiday Inn Express Hotel is next door to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.


Parking Facilities are available in the Crowne Plaza Hotels. The hotel car park is very busy on the Saturday morning. To avoid delays, please ensure you allow sufficient time to park and register for the conference before 9am.

There is no public parking available in any of the apartment block car parks. You will be clamped if you park here.

(HPAI advise delegates to use public transport and avoid parking at the hotel as parking is limited)

Please note that you MUST have paid your 2019 HPAI membership BEFORE registering for the conference. Membership status will be verified on registration for the conference.

It is also necessary to tell us your workshop preference when registering.

If you have any questions relating to registering for the conference please email hpaieducation@gmail.com.

About the association

The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland (HPAI) is a voluntary organisation that represents it members on issues relevant to hospital pharmacists.

Mission Statement

The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland exists to:

  • further the development of hospital pharmacy practices.
  • assist in the provision of continuing pharmaceutical education.
  • represent the views of the hospital pharmacist on issues of relevance to hospital pharmacy.
  • advance the professional welfare of our members



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