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Guardian of the health service

Having become president of the Irish Medical Organisation at 30, Dr John Morris is well aware of the complexities involved in running the multi-layered health service, writes Susan Mitchell

11th April, 2009

When Dr John Morris makes his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation next weekend, it will be with a mixture of celebration and trepidation.

At 30y ears of age, the GP from Clare will become the youngest president of the IMO, and he is acutely aware that his presidency will be one of the most difficult on record.

Junior doctors have taken a battle against pay cuts to the High Court.

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