The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is an integrated health and social care Trust with an annual budget of £934m, employing 14,887 (11,872 whole time equivalent) staff and managing an estate worth £297m.

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 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

Dr Maria O’Kane Temporary Accounting Officer

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 currently held via Zoom. It is envisaged face to face meetings will recommence from September 2022 in Trust HQ, Craigavon Area Hospital site.

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

There are approximately 7 Board meetings each year. Committee meetings are held quarterly. 

Date of Board Meetings (September 2022 – August 2023)

See schedule for 2022 dates

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2022 – August 2023)

See schedule for 2022 dates