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Professor Cillian Twomey, Chairman of the Board of Directors of St. Patrick’s Hospital (Cork) Ltd, incorporating Marymount University Hospice.

Prof. Twomey is also a board member of the Health Information and Quality Authority, a member of the multi disciplinary, multi-agency Ageing Well Network and Coordinator for the South Intern Network, linked with UCC, as part of the National Intern Training programme launched in 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Haven, a voluntary body devoted to building houses in Haiti. Prof. Twomey recently retired from the post of consultant physician in geriatric medicine at Cork University and St. Finbarr’s Hospitals with teaching responsibilities to the medical school in UCC. Other positions included Chairman of the National Steering Committee of the Hospital-friendly-Hospitals Programme, Chairman of the National Implementation Group European Working Time Directive and President of the Irish Gerontological Society. He was also President of the European Union of Medical Specialists(UEMS), the only Irish person to date to have held this position and has been an Irish representative on the Council since 1992.