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A new chief executive has been appointed at Ty Hafan.

Irfon Rees will take up the role at the children’s hospice in June. 

He joins the charity from his current role as director of gealth and wellbeing in Welsh Government, where he is a member of the executive team leading the NHS in Wales.

Tŷ Hafan’s chairman, Martin Davies, said: “We are delighted that Irfon is joining us. His extensive experience in the health sector, providing strategic direction and delivering operational efficiency will be of enormous benefit to the Charity as we continue to provide much needed care and support to children and families in challenging times.”

Irfon Rees, incoming chief executive, added: “I am delighted to be taking on this role and looking forward to working with the fantastic team at Tŷ Hafan.It is such a special charity and there is much to do to ensure it can continue to go from strength to strength in supporting the children and families who need the care it provides.”