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'Tough ask' for head of merged departments

Thu, 06 Feb 2014

Health Minister David Anderson
Health Minister David Anderson

The Health Minister says managing the soon to be combined departments of Health and Social Care will be a ‘tough ask’ for whoever is placed in charge.

As part of new plans for a more streamlined government the two departments will be rejoined in April.

Chief Minister Allan Bell will be announcing who's in charge of what with a reshuffled Council of Minister line up in due course.

Despite their previous history David Anderson says it will be a different department to what the DHSS once was.

He says his department is braced for major change:


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