Chief Executives Of New Health And Social Care Organisations Announced

Health Minister, Michael McGimpsey has announced the appointment of the Chief Executives (Designate) who will lead the four new Health and Social Care (HSC) organisations.

They are:-

    * John Compton – Regional Health and Social Care Board
    * Dr Eddie Rooney – Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Well-being
    * Maeve Hully – Patient and Client Council
    * David Bingham – Regional Business Services Organisation.

They will each take up their appointment as soon as possible in the New Year.

The Minister said: “I congratulate each of the new Chief Executives on their appointment and wish them every success in their new role. They each have an integral role to play in what is a very important phase for the future of health and social care.

“Our system faces increasing demands from a growing and ever-changing population who rightly expect services to be responsive, safe, effective and efficient. I believe the new structures will equip our service with the infrastructure needed to tackle the challenges we face, with the new Chief Executives, along with the Chairs, being central in driving forward the modernisation of health and social care.

“In particular, their role in helping to engage our population in their own health will be vital as we aim to improve the health and well-being of our society and offer everyone an equal chance for a healthy life.”

“The appointments I am announcing today are another milestone in the establishment of the new organisations.”