Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Professor Ciaran Meegan

Prof. Ciaran Meegan B.Sc (Pharm), MSc, MPSI, MIIPMM, FPSI
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Email: ciaranmeegan@rcsi.com

Biography
Ciaran Meegan qualified as a pharmacist at the University of Dublin before completing a Masters in Pharmacognosy. He spent 5 years working in community pharmacy before commencing his career in Hospital Pharmacy. He has been Head of Pharmacy Services at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital since 1993. He was a member of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 1994-2003. He was involved in a number of implementation strands for the findings of the Patient Safety Commission. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland in 2002. He is a past president of the Hospital Pharmacist's Association and has chaired the Irish Medication Safety Network since its inauguration in 2008.

Professional Committees
Chairman Irish Medication Safety Network (2008-present)
Member Medication Safety Forum (2008-present)
Member National Medication Safety Advisory Group (2011-present)
Member of Mater Campus Research Ethics Committee (1995 -present)
Honorary Secretary MMUH D&T (1993-present)
Chairman MMUH Drug Safety Committee (2006 -present)
Member MMUH Risk Management Committee (2000 -present)
Member MMUH ICT Steering Committee (2010 - present)
Member of Council of Pharmaceutical society of Ireland (1994-2003)
Chairman PSI Schools Committee (1998-2003)
Chairman PSI Degree Accreditation Committee (200-2003)

Research Interests
Electronic learning
Medication Safety
Safe Documentation practices
Strategies for safe use of high alert medicines
Representative Research