Physiotherapists Registration Board 2022 - Notice of Candidates Validly Nominated

ELECTION OF MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE PHYSIOTHERAPISTS REGISTRATION BOARD (S.I. No. 253 of 2020)

RETURNING OFFICER'S DECLARATION

Notice of candidates validly nominated

Notice of election of members for appointment to the Physiotherapists Registration Board and request for nomination of candidates for three electoral categories was published in the Irish Times newspaper and on the website of www.coru.ie on Monday 28 March 2022.

The closing date for receipt of nominations was 12 noon on Friday 29 April 2022.

The following candidates have been declared validly nominated and declared as a candidate for election in their respective categories below.

Category 1: Registrants engaged in the practice of the profession

Name:

Sheelagh McNeill

Registration No: PT 036078

County of Practice: Co.Sligo

Name:

Joanne Dowds

Registration No: PT028659

County of Practice: Dublin 8

Name:

Jorge Castejon Espana

Registration No: PT047157

County of Practice: Co. Kildare

As the number of candidates (three) is in excess of the number of vacancies (two) a poll shall be held in respect of electoral category one.

Biographies for candidates who have provided one can be found here.

Candidates for Category 2: A registrant engaged in the management of services provided by the profession

Name:

Orla Fahy

Registration No: PT029173

County of Practice: Co. Wexford 

Name: 

Roisin O'Hanlon

Registration No: PT027860

County of Practice: Co. Galway

As the number of candidates (two) is in excess of the number of vacancies (one), a poll shall be held in respect of electoral category two. 

Biographies for candidates who have provided one can be found here.

Candidates for Category 3: Registrant engaged in the education and training of persons in the practice of the profession.

No nomination papers were received for the vacancy in electoral category three for the Physiotherapists Registration Board.

The Returning Officer formally declares that in accordance with the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (as amended) and the bye-law governing the election procedures (S.I. No. 253 of 2020), one member is to be appointed by the Minister under Section 28(6) to compensate for the deficiency in the number of elected registrants in electoral category three.

The closing date for returning ballot papers is 5pm Monday 13 June 2022

Details of each candidate validly nominated and the names of the registrants who proposed and supported the nominations are available here.

G Hanrahan

Returning Officer

Updated 09 May 2022

Due to an administrative error a previous notice had been published on this page erroneously suggesting candidacy for Category One. We apologise for the error and for any inconvenience it has caused.