Ireland appoints new chief medical officer
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Dr Tony Holohan has been appointed chief medical officer at Ireland's department of health and children. He will provide medical evidence, analysis and advice to the minister; lead and manage the department's team of medical officers; and lead on patient safety issues, among other roles. Dr Holohan has been deputy chief medical officer since 2001; the new position became effective on December 5th.