The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is an integrated health and social care Trust with an annual budget of £810m employing 13,612 (11,228 whole time equivalent) staff and managing an estate worth £299m.

The Trust provides health and social care services to the council areas of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon; Mid-Ulster and Newry, Mourne and Down. 

The population* (as at mid-2018) served is 383,541.  

The services provided include a wide range of hospital, community and primary care services. Main in-patient hospital services are located at Craigavon Area Hospital and Daisy Hill Hospital. Working in collaboration with GPs and other agencies, staff deliver locally based services in Trust premises, in people’s own homes and in the community. The Trust purchases some services including domiciliary, residential and nursing care from independent and community/voluntary agencies.

Eileen Mullan Chair

Shane Devlin Chief Executive

Why the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

“The Trust Board welcomes the opportunity to provide hands on practical board experience to a Boardroom Apprentice.  Members are keen to support this excellent initiative and to  pass on their insights, knowledge and experience to help develop aspiring Board members.”

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

These meetings are held via Zoom.

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

The Board meets approximately 7 times per year.  Meetings take place in the morning  from  9.00 a.m. onwards. Committee meetings  are held quarterly and take place  in  the morning from 9.30 am.  Please see attached schedule.

Date of Board Meetings (September 2021 – August 2022)

Meetings held in public

Thursday, 28 January 2021 9.15 a.m. 

Thursday, 25 February 2021 9.30 a.m. 

Thursday, 25 March 2021 9.30 a.m. 

Thursday, 27 May 2021 9.30 a.m. 

Thursday, 17 June 2021 2.00 p.m. 

Thursday, 30 September 2021 9.30 a.m. 

Thursday, 28 October 2021 9.30 a.m 

Confidential section when required will begin at 9.00am

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2021 – August 2022)

Directors’ Workshops

Thursday, 29 April 2021 9.30 a.m. 

Thursday, 26 August 2021 9.30 a.m 

Thursday, 9 December 2021 2.00 p.m. 

Board Development Day

Thursday, 11 November 2021