Professor Aidan Halligan

Posted by ap507 at Apr 27, 2015 04:50 PM |

The University has learnt, with regret, of the death on 27 April of Professor Aidan Halligan. He was 57.

Professor Halligan joined the University of Leicester as a lecturer in 1993, becoming Senior Lecturer and then Professor of Foetal Maternal Medicine, and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Leicester Royal Infirmary/University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. He was head of the obstetrics service at the Trust from 1998-9.

He subsequently moved to positions at the Department of Health, first as National Director for Clinical Governance and then as Deputy Chief Medical Officer.  More recently he has held positions at University College London and Brighton University, with a remit for Governance, Education and Training.

A spokesperson for the UHL and University said: “Aiden was a remarkable man who was dedicated and committed, he will be greatly missed by his many friends, colleagues and the patients that he cared for and our sympathy and thoughts are with his wife Carol and their three daughters at this sad time.”

The Funeral will be held on Thursday 7th May at 12 noon at:

Mount Saint Bernard Abbey

Oaks Road

Coalville

Leicestershire

LE67 5UL

All are welcome at the funeral. It would be appreciated that those planning to attend let Mandy Schofield know at mandy@patientsmatter.org

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