British health expert returns to help cut hospital waiting lists

Martin Connor, a policy advisor to the previous coalition, and his new company aim to improve delivery of data management systems to the HSE

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
24th October, 2021
British health expert returns to help cut hospital waiting lists
There are now more than 900,000 people on hospital waiting lists, an increase of 124,000 since 2019. Picture: Getty

A British e-health expert hired during the Fine Gael-Labour coalition ten years ago to cut hospital waiting lists has returned to work on unprecedented waiting list numbers under the current coalition, the Business Post can reveal.

Martin Connor was hired as a senior policy advisor to the the “special delivery unit” in the Department of Health in 2011 by James Reilly, then Minister for Health, to help reduce hospital waiting list numbers. He...

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