WDHB Chief Executive Seconded to MOH
WDHB CHIEF EXECUTIVE SECONDED TO MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Whanganui District Health Board chief executive Russell Simpson is taking up a temporary role at the Ministry of Health as it prepares for the next phase of the COVID-19 response.
Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has asked Simpson to take on the role of Director of Health System Readiness on a three-month secondment.
The role involves the preparation of health services for the developing response to the pandemic. The Wellington-based secondment begins on 5 October.
Graham Dyer, GM for Strategy, Commissioning and Population Health, will be the acting chief executive at Whanganui DHB for the three-month term. He is a former chief executive across Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHB's.