Northern Alberta Chapter Presents - Wine, Cheese and Networking
April 9, 2014
In healthcare, careful attention is paid to the development of clinical competencies however the same attention is not given to the development of leadership competencies for the healthcare professionals who lead our organizations. Dr. Halligan will bring life to the importance of leadership development speaking to the integration of leadership roles throughout his career.
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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.
A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Aidan Halligan was appointed Professor of Fetal-Maternal Medicine at the University of Leicester and Head of Obstetric Services at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1997.
In 1999, he was invited to become the first Director of Clinical Governance for the UK National Health Service and formed the Leicester-based NHS Clinical Governance Support Team to translate the vision of clinical governance into a nationwide reality.
From January 2003 until October 2005, he served in the UK Department of Health as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, with responsibility for issues of clinical governance, patient safety and quality of care across the NHS in England. In that role, he was joint Senior Responsible Officer for the National Programme for IT, and the senior director sponsor of the Healthcare Commission, National Patient Safety Agency and National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
From March 2007, Professor Halligan was Director of Education at University College London Hospitals.
In January, 2014, Professor Halligan was appointed by Public Health England, the University of Manchester, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to lead on improving the health of the poorest fastest across the North West. He is Principal of the NHS Staff College for leadership development and Chairman of Pathway, a charitable organisation that is developing health services for homeless patients and deprived communities throughout the NHS.
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