The Role of Advocacy Services: Supporting Open Disclosure


Louise Ward,  National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities and Lisa Walsh, Advocacy Team Lead with the Patient Advocacy Service.

Should you have any questions / concerns that you would like addressed during the webinar, please email in advance of the webinar and they will endeavour to address them during the webinar.


  • To give an overview of the Patient Advocacy Service  and National Advocacy Service and explain their remit and services available
  • To share the person’s lived experience
  • To demonstrate how Advocacy Services can support a person with reduced capacity
  • To show how the Patient Advocacy Service and National Advocacy Services can be used in the Open Disclosure process
  • To give an overview of the National Advocacy Service and explain our remit and services available
  • To share the person’s lived experience
  • To discuss the importance of a person centred approach to service provision for people with disabilities.


 We are awaiting confirmation of CPD accreditation from RCPI and NMBI – details of this will follow. Please note that CPD is only available for those who attend the live event.



NOTE Registration is NOT required for this webinar

Date and Time:                 Wednesday 9th February 2022, 11am – 12.30pm

Webinar Link:          

Event Number:                 2731 158 0487

Event Password:              NODO


When you join the webinar you can listen to the webinar over the computer but sound quality may be better over the phone should you wish to dial in:

Telephone details:         01 526 0058, when prompted enter the following access code: 2731 158 0487

Please see attached practical guidance on how to access the webinar (using the link OR via the internet without the link).