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New health appointments attracted by "unique" opportunity

Health minister says there was no shortage of candidates for senior roles

The chance to deliver 'something unique' helped attract top healthcare professionals to the Isle of Man.

That's according to the health minister, following the announcement that a new interim chief executive officer for the DHSC and a transformation director to work in the Cabinet Office have been appointed.

Kathryn Magson takes charge of the Department in the New Year on a two-year secondment from NHS Herts Valleys, while John Spicer will lead the team bringing in changes as set out in the Sir Jonathan Michael review, having previously worked on similar projects in England.

Minister David Ashford says there was lots of interest in the roles:

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