Locum Director of Health on-Island

Locum Director of Health and St Helena Government’s Chief Medical/Health Advisor, Edward (Ted) Rayment, arrived on-Island on Saturday, 22 June 2019.

Edward is responsible for the overall management of the Health Directorate and will carry out this role until September 2019.

Edward commented:

“My first impressions of the Island is that it is a beautiful place and I’m really pleased to be here.

 “I hope to work with the Health Directorate staff to finalise planning, prioritise risks and strengthen the work culture. I will add my thoughts and ideas based on many years managing health services in Australia.”

Acting Chief Secretary, Dax Richards, added:

“We are delighted to have Ted join our team, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role. Ted will be instrumental in working with stakeholders to develop the three-year strategic plan for the Health Directorate and his skill set will be invaluable to the process.”

Edward has previously held the position of CEO of The Canberra Hospital in Australia and other senior positions within Australia, including Community Health and review of Aboriginal Health in the Northern Territory.

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5 July 2019

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