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Strategic Planning and Performance Group

The Strategic Planning and Performance Group plans and oversees the delivery of health and social care services for the population of Northern Ireland.

The Group is part of the Department of Health and is accountable to the Minister for Health. It is responsible for planning, improving and overseeing the delivery of effective, high quality, safe health and social care services within available resources.

Senior Management Team

Deputy Secretary – Sharon Gallagher

Director of Hospital Care – Paul Cavanagh

Director of Finance and Corporate Governance – Tracey McCaig

Director of Community Care – Brendan Whittle

Director of Primary Care – Louise McMahon

Director of Strategic Performance, Safety and Service Improvement – Lisa McWilliams

Programme Director Integrated Care System (NI) – Martina Moore

Strategic Planning and performance Group organisational chart.

HSC Links

Further information about Health and Social Care (HSC) in Northern Ireland is available on the following websites:

Strategic Planning and Performance Group Jobs

Department of Health Northern Ireland

Public Health Agency

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Northern Health & Social Care Trust

South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust

Southern Health & Social Care Trust

Western Health & Social Care Trust

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

Patient Client Council

Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service

Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Agency

Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency

Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council

Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Business Services Organisation

Guidelines and Audit Implementation Network (GAIN)

Health and Social Care Innovation