Healthcare Advisory Services

We offer project advice and implementation support to various departments across hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers as well as healthcare suppliers.

We can help with product, asset, people and location identification, getting started with traceability, compliance with healthcare legislation, specification for tenders and more.


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"The new system has proven its efficiency credentials. It now takes us less time to prepare feeds as the date and batch data does not need to be handwritten. There’s less chance of making a mistake and it cuts down on our paper work."
Cherrylyn Panganiban Healthcare assistant CHI (Children’s Health Ireland) at Temple Street

Examples of some of the areas where we can provide expertise (note all of our work is based on the use of GS1 identifiers and standards where applicable):

Getting started with traceability (guidance and development)Untitled-design-(42)
Specification and evaluation of solutions 
Advisory services and support on traceability implementations in hospitals
Development of traceability solutions
Training on using GS1 Standards to comply with Regulations (e.g.: UDI, FMD) 
Label specification and verification for manufacturers using GS1 Standards for compliance with regulations (e.g.: UDI, FMD)
Stock taking and inventory management
Working with technology partners on ensuring their solutions are GS1 Compliant
Auditing of traceability solutions

Our advisors:

Siobhain Duggan Circle

Siobhain Duggan

Siobhain Duggan is Director of Innovation and Healthcare at GS1 Ireland. Siobhain has been leading the healthcare strategy for GS1 Ireland since 2010 with a view to securing widespread adoption and implementation of GS1 standards.  Siobhain is supporting the roll-out of programmes such as scan for surgery in St James’s Hospital and this has led to other hospital groups now getting involved.  The GS1 standards are now in use to identify products, patients, staff, places and assets in Irish health. At a national level, Siobhain meets regularly with the key stakeholders in procurement, finance, patient safety, department of health and other stakeholders to drive implementation programmes.  She also facilitates the Healthcare User Group in Ireland to promote a collaborative approach to the implementation of GS1 standards with both healthcare providers and industry

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Denis O'Brien

Denis is an accredited “Global Traceability Conformance” Auditor and Auditor trainer. Denis has provided consultancy services on all aspects of software development and implementation, particularly in the manufacturing, logistics and healthcare sectors, providing software solutions and other services to SME’s, large multinationals and to the public sector.

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Amanda Creane

In her role with GS1 Ireland Amanda works directly with Healthcare sector organisations, including pharma and medical device companies and healthcare providers to support their initiatives to comply with regulation, deliver patient safety benefits and realise efficiences in their operating processes.For enquiries regarding the adoption of GS1 standards in healthcare please contact Amanda..

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Tim Daly Circle

Tim Daly

Tim works as a liaison between industry and GS1 and supports initiatives to bring GS1 standards-based solutions to market. Tim is also responsible for the development and delivery of training for our members in both workshop and on-line environments, including UDI training for Medical Device Manufacturers.

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