Philip leads a national team that supports the health service in improving care through the application of a framework for improving quality. He is a doctor who works part-time as a GP. Philip worked for five years in Nicaragua, trained in public health in Newcastle Upon Tyne and worked for 6 years as Deputy Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health. He has been in his current post for since 2015 years and worked in the HSE since 2011. Philip is a graduate of the Advanced Training Programme in Healthcare Delivery Improvement, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City Utah.