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# professor breda smyth

This year
Chief Medical Officer Professor Breda Smyth to leave role after appointment 18 months ago
Last year
Ireland has passed the peak of this year’s 'severe' flu season, according to the CMO
All time
Professor Breda Smyth appointed new chief medical officer at the Department of Health