Feargal Mc Groarty

St. James’s Hospital, National Haemophilia System Project Manager
English
Plenary: 
Patient safety around the globe

Feargal has a medical laboratory background and has worked in the public sector healthcare system for 20 years in both medical laboratory and project management roles and as a leader in change management. His current project has seen the implementation of GS1 barcoding on medication, allowing realtime track and trace of the drug from the manufacturer through to the patient home, including the use a smartphone app for patients to scan their medication at home, which is the first of its kind.

Feargal has been an active member of a number of GS1 work groups. He is currently co chair of the GS1 Healthcare Provider Advisory Council (HPAC) and a Tri Chair the GS1 Healthcare Leadership Team.

Feargal holds a Fellowship in Laboratory Haematology from the from the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine along with a Post Grad Diploma in Management and Employee Relations from the National College of Ireland (NCI)