Appointment as Chairperson to the National Haemophilia Council

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to Chair the National Haemophilia Council.

The Chairperson will perform a key role in the development and implementation of the goals of the National Haemophilia Council.  They will work with the Council to provide advice to the Minister for Health, health services agencies, and others, on the optimum provision of treatment and care for persons with haemophilia and related bleeding disorders.

Candidates for Chair of the National Haemophilia Council should have significant experience in one or more of the following:

• Previous Board membership
• Experience of Chairing a Board sub-committee
• Demonstrable leadership experience in an area of relevance to the Council.


• Medical knowledge, especially knowledge of haemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
• Experience and/or knowledge in relation to the health sector (including policy) in primary care, hospital care, and  especially in haemophilia or research.
• Experience and/or knowledge of the services and supports provided to persons with Haemophilia.

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the environment in which the Council operates, and its relationship with key stakeholders.

Closing Date:  15:00 on Thursday 30th May 2019


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