PEOPLE - The Irish health ministry makes appointment:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Irish health ministry has today appointed the UK's deputy chief medical officer, Aidan Halligan, to head Ireland's Health Service Executive, which becomes effective in January 2004. Professor Halligan is recognised as a key figure in the modernisation of the NHS, including as director general of clinical strategy and development for the National Programme for IT. He takes the post of CEO in April 2005.
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