IPA welcomes new Chief Medical Officer in the Dept of Health
The Irish Patients' Association welcomes Minister Donnelly's recent announcement
appointing Prof. Breda Smyth to the position Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health.
We note and share Professor Smyth’s particular goals to support greater engagement with marginalised groups in society and address inequities in health and the need to improve the affordability and quality of our health service for all.
‘Change and reform in our health care systems should not be preceded by preventable funerals and injury to patients’