Feargal Mc Groarty

St. James’s hospital, National Haemophilia System Project Manager
Plenary: 
Traceability in hospitals

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 real-time 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 workgroups. 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).