Andrew Connolly
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Andrew Connolly

Ministry of Health / Manatū Hauora

Chief medical officer

  • On secondment from Counties Manukau DHB from February 2021.
  • General and colorectal surgeon at Counties Manukau DHB, continuing the clinical role at CMDHB during secondment.
  • Formerly chair of the Medical Council of NZ, and recently deputy commissioner at Waikato DHB and crown monitor at Southern DHB.
  • Remains as clinical adviser to both boards.
  • Has served on national committees and boards, and sits on the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Indigenous Health Committee.

Career

Counties Manukau DHB
Surgeon
Oct 1997 - Present

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