IPL Dublin 2015 took place on October 6th, 2015 and was jointly hosted by the main Irish health and social care regulators: CORU; The Medical Council; The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland; The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, and supported by The Dental Council.

The broad theme of the conference was:

"Advancing health and well-being through interprofessional learning for collaborative practice: Good practice, Dilemmas and Future Directions".

The full day conference comprised two keynote addresses, parallel interactive workshop sessions and plenary panel discussions.

It is now possible to view the IPL Conference Report and the main conference presentations. Selected slides are available for download on the speaker's page.

Slides for the workshop presentations are also available to download on the workshop page. Please note that you need to click through to each individual session to access slides for download.


IPL Dublin, October 6th, 2015

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor James Buchan
    Adjunct Professor, at the WHO Collaborating Centre, University of Technology, (UTS), Sydney, Australia; a Professor at Queen Margaret University, Scotland;  Professor Catedrático Convidado, IHMT,  Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal (WHO Collaborating Centre); and a Policy Associate at the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems.

  • John H.V.Gilbert, C.M., Ph.D., FCAHS
    Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Senior Scholar, WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research, Dalhousie University.

Plenary Panel Speakers

  • Caroline Hager
    European Health Systems & Health Workforce, European Commission 
  • Margaret Murphy
    Patient Advocate and External Lead Advisor, WHO Patients for Patient Safety Programme

  • Dr Siobhán Ní Mhaolrúnaigh
    Director of Research in Nursing at IT Tralee

  • Christine Braithwaite
    Director of Standards and Policy at the Professional Standards Authority