Top HSE job for Kildimo’s Bernard Gloster

Bernard Gloster of Kildimo, who will take over as CEO of the HSE next Spring.

Kildimo’s Bernard Gloster has been appointed as CEO of the Health Service Executive and will take up his new position next Spring.
Mr. Closter currently holds a similar job with Tusla, the state Child and Family agency.
He takes over the role from Paul Reid.
Chairman of the HSE Ciarán Devane said: “Bernard’s track record and commitment to public service will be invaluable as the HSE, like health services elsewhere, enters a period requiring great change and development.”
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly added that Mr Gloster is “a public servant with a track record of innovation and reform across health and social care services over many years”.
He continued: “At a time of unprecedented invest-ment in the HSE, I know he is deeply committed to ensuring that the Irish health service becomes one of the best places in the world in which to be treated, and to work in.”
Mr. Gloster said that he felt “very privileged” following the weekend appointment to “an organisation of such vital importance to the public.”
He added: ‘Working with such a large and diverse workforce committed to providing the best in health and social care brings many opportunities for continuous improvement in how people access and experience services.
“I look forward to working with the Board, my HSE colleagues, partners across the wider system as well as with the Minister and the Department on the health reform agenda.”