Trinity College Dublin signs MOU with St. Patrick's Mental Health Services
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Pharmacy Department at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are delighted to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two institutions. The Memorandum of Understanding will enable St Patrick’s pharmacy and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to:
- Formally establish teaching, research, and clinical links;
- Facilitate professional development in pharmacy;
- Encourage research, and;
- Work together for the provision of excellence in patient care
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the Board Room of St Patrick’s University Hospital by Director of Services, Tom Maher on behalf of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, with Trinity being represented by the Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Mary McCarron.
St Patrick’s Director of Services, Tom Maher said, “As the largest centre for post-graduate training of mental health professionals in Ireland, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services has a long-standing commitment to training and education and well-established links with Trinity College. We welcome the opportunity to expand our offering by becoming formally involved in the TCD teaching programme for pharmacy students”.
Speaking on the signing, the Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Mary McCarron, “The Faculty and the School are forging links with service providers such as St Patrick's University Hospital who share our determination to enhance the provision of care, improve clinical education and increase our capacity for research. We are delighted to sign this agreement with St Patrick’s Mental Health Services to advance the clinical training of our pharmacy students.”