Welcome to Health Manager Journal September 2021

President’s Message

A time to acknowledge our achievements

Staff support



Meet HMI Council Members For 2021

Tony Canavan is the President of the HMI.


The role of the NRH Foundation in supporting the only specialist rehabilitation hospital in Ireland

In June this year, the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of Phase One of its long-awaited new hospital development on the campus of the NRH, at Rochestown Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, writes Edel Lambe.


Director/CEO of Voluntary Hospital Healthcare Forum

Mo Flynn has been appointed Director/CEO of the Voluntary Hospital Healthcare Forum.

CEO, Heart Children Ireland

NHS gets first woman Chief

Hanged If You Do – Reflections from a career in child protection

Child protection social workers have to walk a very narrow line between protecting children in their families and protecting them from their families. Well documented scandals have involved the failures of social workers to intervene soon enough, if at all - and failures involving premature or draconian interventions which were subsequently found to be unwarranted. While doctors differ and patients die, there is a public expectation that social workers will protect all of the children all of the time.

News from around the health services