Monthly Archives: March, 2023

President’s Message

Critical role of health care staff in developing new RHAs This week sees a new start for the health services with the appointment of Mr...

EAHM journal features Irish health services

The European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) is doing a major feature on the Irish health services and the role of the HMI in...

HMI Council Member to work on developing international leadership competencies for healthcare executives.

HMI Council Member and Hon. Editor of Health Manager, Caroline O’Regan, has been nominated to the International Hospital Federation (IHF) to work on developing...

Gerry O’Dwyer Retires after 50 years in health services

Gerry O’Dwyer, Group Chief Executive of the South/SouthWest Hospital Group has announced his retirement after 50 years working in the health services. A native...

People and Organisation Development – Time to Reflect and Act?

The Health Management Institute (HMI) organised a highly successful ‘Congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers’ in Dublin in 2006. Dr. Greg Laskow,...

Patient safety is back on the agenda

As we approach the end of winter, we can start to feel a little relieved that the health service did not experience another pandemic...

Is hospital visitor-credentialing a good idea for Ireland?

When I was a hospital CEO I was always worried that representatives of medical suppliers had unfettered access to medical staff, thus potentially interfering...

Entrepreneurship: Reducing Risk of Burnout and Enhancing Well-Being Among Healthcare Professionals

While psychological well-being and resilience is an integral part of our personal and professional life it continues to be a major challenge within the...

Golden Hip Award

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital won the ‘Golden Hip Award’ 2021, which is given to the hospital, where the highest proportion of patients met...

Gold Award for Accommodation Team

Mr Aidan Grimes Hotel Manager and Accommodation Team at Blackrock Health Galway Clinic were awarded the ‘Gold Standard Award,’ at the Irish Accommodation Awards...

New HSE CEO takes up appointment

The new HSE CEO, Mr. Bernard Gloster, has taken up his appointment this week. He was previously Chief Executive of the state Child and Family...

Appointed to Audit Committee of the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

Dr. Geraldine Smith, a former National Director of Internal Audit with the HSE, has been appointed as a Member of the Audit Committee of the Office of the Comptroller and...

Interim CEO of Tusla

Kate Duggan has been appointed Interim CEO of Tusla, following the departure of Bernard Gloster to be CEO of the HSE. Kate Duggan is a...

HSE Assistant National Director National Infectious Diseases Isolation Facility

Helen Stokes has been appointed as Assistant National Director, HSE Infectious Diseases Isolation Facility at St. Ita’s Campus, Co. Dublin. It is a 43-bed...

Meath Foundation CEO

The Board of directors of The Meath Foundation have appointed Martina Larkin as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation. “Martina’s experience and enthusiasm...

New Chairman for Galway Hospice Foundation Board

Dr Jim Browne has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Galway Hospice Foundation. Dr Browne is Chairman of the Board of Children’s Health...

New Director of Clinical Trials Institute

The University of Galway has appointed Professor Peter Doran as the new Director of its new clinical trials institute, which it says will transform...

Gregory Sparks nominated as Chair Designate of the VHI

Health Minister, Stephen Donnelly has nominated Gregory Sparks as Chair Designate of the VHI, following an open recruitment campaign conducted by the Public Appointments Service (PAS).    Gregory...

Chief Operations Officer

Samantha Rayner has been appointed Chief Operations Officer at Virtue Integrated Elder Care and will lead out on the Home Care Division of the...

Interim Hospital CEO

Sarah O’Sullivan has been appointed Interim Hospital CEO at Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons.

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