Tony O’Brien has been Director General of the Health Service since July 2013 having served as Director General Designate/Acting CEO from August 2012.
Tony was previously Chief Operating Officer of the Special Delivery Unit, Department of Health and CEO of the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF).
He served as Chief Advisor to the HSE on the implementation of the National Cancer Control Strategy, Project Director for the National Plan for Radiation Oncology and is a former Chairman of the National Cancer Registry Board. He was the founding Chief Executive Officer of the National Cancer Screening Service, Director of BreastCheck, CervicalCheck and an Associate and Interim Director of the National Cancer Control Programme.
Tony is Chair of the Health Services Directorate (which has replaced the HSE Board in 2013), and he co-chairs the Emergency Department Task Force since September 2015.
Tony is Adjunct Associate Professor in Health Strategy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. He is also Vice President of the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and a Council Member of the Irish Management Institute (IMI). In 2016, he was admitted as a Chartered Director (C. Dir.) by the Institute of Directors.
He is currently working towards his Ph.D. in collective leadership.
Tony’s emphasis is on building a better health service for Ireland.
"The future health summit has become an important date in the calendars of many leaders in the health services. It is a highly relevant and exceptionally well organised event."
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"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."
"This was easily the best international conference i have ever attended. And please believe me i have attended a few in the 30 years i have bern in this business. Many many congratulations. I would be very keen to speak again next year ."
VENUE: CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE & HOTEL, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
The Future Health Summit 2017, will be run in over 115,000 sq foot of exhibition and Conference facilities at the Citywest Convention Centre & Hotel, Co Dublin, Ireland on May 24th & 25th, 2017
DIRECTIONS TO CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
Coming from Dublin on the M7 take Exit 3A after the exit for Citywest Business Campus.
For Directions and Access download and print this .pdf
The Convention Centre is located on the Red Luas Line, just 7 minutes walk from the terminus at Saggart
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3013 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24, Ireland