Events

Additional registration webinars for pharmacies and hospitals

December 2018 / January 2019 

IMVO will run additional one-hour webinars by Skype in December and January (see dates below) for pharmacies and hospitals to provide background introduction on the new safety feature and medicines authentication requirements and explain the IMVO registration process in more detail. 

Date

 Time

Wednesday 12th December

 10.00-11.00

Thursday 13th December

15.00-16.00

Monday 17th December

19.30-20.30

Wednesday 19th December

10.00-11.00

Monday 7th January

15.00-16.00

Wednesday 9th January

19.30-20.30

Tuesday 15th January

10.00-11.00

Monday 21st January

15.00-16.00

Wednesday 23rd January

19.30-20.30

Each webinar will cover the same material. Anyone who wishes to sign up for a webinar is asked to contact registration@imvo.ie, indicating their selected date and details of how to join the webinar will be provided. 

Further guidance for pharmacies and hospitals is available on the Pharmacies & hospitals section of our website.

IMVO webinars for marketing authorisation holders (MAHs)

December 2018

IMVO is running a series of one-hour webinars by Skype to provide MAHs with information about the Irish Medicines Verification System, IMVO funding and the MAH onboarding process. 

Date

 Time (local Irish time)

Wednesday 12th December

 16.00-17.00

Friday 14th December

14.00-15.00

Each webinar will cover the same material. Anyone who wishes to sign up for a webinar is asked to contact mah@imvo.ie, indicating their selected date and details of how to join the webinar will be provided. 

These webinars will cover the same material as the earlier series of MAH webinars held in late 2017 and early 2018, so if you attended one previously, you don’t need to do so again. 

Information about the MA holder registration process and fees is also available on the MA holder section of our website.

Registration webinars for wholesalers

November 2018 

IMVO is running a series of 30 minute registration webinars by Skype for wholesalers (see dates below) to explain the IMVO registration process in more detail and how to avoid common errors.  

Date

 Time

Tuesday 20th November

 10.00-10.30

Friday 23rd November

13.30-14.00

Tuesday 27th November

12.00-12.30

Thursday 29th November

16.00-16.30

Each webinar will cover the same material. Anyone who wishes to sign up for one of these webinars is asked to contact registration@imvo.ie, indicating their selected date. (Please note that separate webinars are being run for pharmacies and hospitals – see ‘Registration webinars for pharmacies and hospitals’ section below.)

It is strongly recommended that wholesalers attend one of these webinars before completing the online registration form. The slides will be available for download on our Wholesalers page after the first webinar.

These registration webinars are designed as a follow-on to the introductory webinars for wholesalers held during September and October 2018 to provide information on wholesaler’s obligations in relation to safety features. The slides from those webinars are available to download on our Wholesalers page. 

Registration webinars for pharmacies and hospitals

November 2018 

IMVO is running a series of one-hour webinars by Skype (see dates below) for pharmacies and hospitals to provide background introduction on the new safety feature and medicines authentication requirements and explain the IMVO registration process in more detail. 

Date

 Time

Monday 5th November

 10.00-11.00

Tuesday 13th November

10.00-11.00

Thursday 15th November

19.30-20.30

Tuesday 20th November

19.30-20.30

Thursday 22nd November

15.00-16.00

Monday 26th November

15.00-16.00

Each webinar will cover the same material.  Anyone who wishes to sign up for a webinar is asked to contact registration@imvo.ie, indicating their selected date and details of how to join the webinar will be provided. 

Further guidance for pharmacies and hospitals is available on the Pharmacies & hospitals section of our website.

Introductory webinars for wholesalers

September-October 2018 

IMVO is running a series of one-hour webinars by Skype (see dates below) to introduce wholesalers to the Irish Medicines Verification System and to describe what steps you to take to be ready to start verifying and decommissioning serialised packs by  9th February 2019.

Date

 Time (Local Irish time)

Friday 7th September

 14.00-15.00

Monday 17th September

11.00-12.00

Thursday 27th September

13.00-14.00

Tuesday 2nd October

10.00-11.00

Each webinar will cover the same material. To sign up for a webinar, contact info@imvo.ie, indicating your selected date and we will send you a Skype meeting invite.  

Guidance for wholesalers is also available on the Wholesaler section of our website.

Kick-off meeting of IMVO Pilot Working Group

8th February 2018 

The kick-off meeting of the IMVO Pilot Working Group which took place in Dublin on Thursday 8th February 2018 was attended by twenty six people representing all the stakeholders who will take part in the IMVO pilot – pharmacies, hospitals, wholesalers, manufacturers and IT software providers. The IMVO team presented details of the pilot and the group provided input on IMVO’s draft pilot implementation plan. There was also a very useful exchange of information on each groups’ preparations so far for implementation of the new safety feature requirements and on issues that need to addressed and explored during the pilot. The Pilot Working Group will meet again in March.

Update for IT software providers

31st January 2018

IMVO organised a briefing session by Skype on Wednesday 31st January 2018 for IT software providers who are developing solutions for pharmacies, hospitals and wholesalers who wish to connect to the Irish Medicines Verification System (IMVS). The IT software providers were updated on progress with the testing of the IMVS and plans for the IMVO pilot.

IMVO webinars for MA holders 

October 2017 to January 2018 

IMVO ran a series of one-hour webinars by Skype from October 2017 to January 2018 to provide MA holders with an update on progress with the Irish Medicines Verification System and more information about IMVO funding and the MA holder onboarding process. Click on the icon shown to download the latest version of the webinar slides or contact mah@imvo.ie to request a copy.

Detailed information about the MA holder onboarding and fees is available on the MA holder section of our website.

Technical workshop for IT software providers

21st August 2017

Pharmacy and wholesaler IT software providers attended this workshop presented by SolidSoft Reply. This was a practical workshop that walked through the process of connecting to the IMVS API. IT Software providers who would like to receive the slides from this workshop and/or further information are asked to contact info@imvo.ie 


Webinar for manufacturers interested in taking part in IMVO pilot

13th July 2017 

IMVO intends to launch a live pilot of the Irish medicines verification system in early 2018 and is seeking manufacturers and marketing authorisation holders to make serialised packs available for the pilot. Companies who would like to receive the slides from the webinar and/or further information about the pilot, including how to take part, are asked to contact info@imvo.ie.


Introductory workshop for IT software providers

19th June 2017 

Pharmacy and wholesaler IT software providers who would like to receive the slides from this workshop and/or further information are asked to contact info@imvo.ie.