Dr Patrick O'Donnell wins Award for Excellence in Service to the Community

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GEMS are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Service to the Community is Dr Patrick O Donnell.
Patrick, a clinical fellow in social inclusion, was nominated for his voluntary work which focuses primarily on addressing health inequalities and on improving healthcare for those on the margins of society. He also volunteers extensively in the area of drug addiction and treatment and is committed to promoting a deeper understanding of the complexities of addiction at both local and national level. 

This is an outstanding achievement which recognises the impact of his work on the most vulnerable in our communities.  Dr Des Fitzgerald, President of the University of Limerick,  presented Dr O Donnell with his award at the Autumn 2019 conferrings.