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Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise announces appointment of new General Manager

Portlaoise Hospital Manager John Joyce

Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise has announced the appointment of John Joyce as the new General Manager of the hospital.

John joins the hospital with over 23 years’ experience in the HSE. John comes to the role from The Special Delivery Unit where he was General Manager with responsibility for Unscheduled Care and Information Technology.

John has a wealth of experience across both Acute and Community Services.

He has worked previously as Occupational Therapy Manager in Primary Care, General Manager within the Service Delivery Unit, Clinical Lead for the development of the exceptionally beneficial GP Health link system, which has had huge success and of great benefit to the HSE.

John also comes to the role with vast experience in Quality and Patient Safety.

Trevor O’Callaghan, Chief Executive Officer of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group commented: “I am delighted to welcome Mr. John Joyce as the new General Manager of Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

“John is bringing his vast experience and expertise to the hospital and I wish him the very best as he takes on this new position.”

John Joyce, new General Manager of the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise stated: “It is with great pleasure that I take up my new role as General Manager of the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

“I am coming to the hospital at an exciting time of change and I am looking forward to working towards continuous improvement and innovations across each department and working with our community partners to deliver the right care to our patients, in the right place, at the right time.”

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