Press Release

Minister appoints Dr. Liam Plant to Chair National Renal Strategy Review

The Minister for Health and Children Mr. Micheál Martin, T.D., today appointed Dr. Liam Plant, Consultant Nephrologist at Cork University Hospital, to chair the National Renal Strategy Review Group.

This initiative is in line with the commitment made in the National Health Strategy, Quality and Fairness – a health system for you, that a national review of renal services would be undertaken.

The membership of the Group will reflect a comprehensive representation of the major stakeholders in this important specialty, including both medical and nursing personnel, the Irish Kidney Association and providers of care to renal patients at primary care level.

The final composition of the Group will be finalized shortly following consultation between the Minister and the Chairperson.