The 18th National Health Summit Presentations Page 

We would like to thank all our delegates, speakers, moderator, sponsors and associates for virtually attending the 18th National Health Summit on Tuesday February 8. We hope you found the day and content of benefit to you and your organisation.

Please see below links to the following post event communications:





Robert Watt, Secretary General, Department of Health


John Ward,  Partner, Head of Digital & Emerging Technology, EY Ireland


Francesca Colombo, Head of the Health Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


Dr. Brian Turner, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University College Cork


Jean Long, Research Officer, Health Research Board and co-author of “Regional Health Organisations, an evidence review”


Dr. Niamh Lennox-Chhugani, CEO, International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)


Articles featured on The Business Post


‘Trust in the Irish healthcare experience has to be strengthened’ says Dr. Audrey Derveloy, General Manager Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ireland and Country President


‘I believe that the public consciousness has been awoken to the importance of health and science’ says John Ward, Head of Digital & Emerging Technologies at EY


‘I’m not sure what lessons we’ve learned…’ says Thomas Sharkey, Healthcare Lead, AWS, Ireland


‘Both Covid-19 and the recent cyber-attack have paved the way for significant investment and improvements to the IT infrastructure of the health service’ says Joanelle O’Cleirigh, Partner in the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Investigations Group in Arthur Cox LLP


‘By the end of the decade, personalised healthcare will become a reality for patients’ says Deirdre Poretti, Personalised Healthcare (PHC) Ecosystems at Roche


‘The hospital system in Ireland has suffered from under-investment for many years and COVID 19 has highlighted the ongoing shortage in hospital capacity’ says Padraig Duff, Commercial Director at Temperature Controlled Pharmaceuticals Limited


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