Four panellists provided a perspective on the issue of Protected Time, you can see that discussion above. The panellists were:
- Professor Maccon Keane (on behalf of HSE NCCP)
- Dr Dearbhaile Collins, Medical Oncologist, recent winner of Irish Cancer Society Research Leadership grants (protected time)
- Dr Annalisa Montesanti, HRB Programme Manager, Heath Research Careers
- Professor Seamus O’Reilly, Vice-Clinical Lead, Cancer Trials Ireland – (Regs & Ethics / Protected Time)
The objective of this session was to clearly articulate the obstacles to protected time in Ireland with a view to identifying achievable next steps. The session was chaired by Eibhlin Mulroe, CEO, Cancer Trials Ireland.
A summary document is in production, and will be published in the coming weeks.