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Trust Board

The Western Health and Social Care Trust Board has the following responsibilities:
  • sets the strategic direction of the organisation
  • reviews performance and quality outcomes
  • determines effective stewardship of the organisation’s resources
  • ensures that the highest standards of governance and personal conduct are maintained
The membership of the Trust Board is:
  • Dr T Frawley, Chairman
  • Ms R Laird, Non-Executive Director
  • Mr S Hegarty, Non-Executive Director
  • Mr J McPeake, Non-Executive Director
  • Rev J McGaffin, Non-Executive Director
  • Professor H McKenna, Non-Executive Director
  • Mr N Guckian, Chief Executive
  • Ms E McCauley, Executive Director of Finance, Contracts & Capital Development
  • Ms D Keenan, Interim Executive Director of Nursing / Director of Primary Care & Older People
  • Mr T Cassidy, Executive Director of Social Work/Director of Women’s and Children’s Services
  • Dr B Lavery, Medical Director
  • Ms G McKay, Director of Unscheduled Care, Medicine, Cancer and Clinical Services (in attendance)
  • Ms K O’Brien, Director of Adult Mental Health & Disability Services (in attendance)
  • Ms K Hargan, Director of Human Resources & Organisation Development (in attendance)
  • Mrs T Molloy, Director of Performance and Service Improvement (in attendance)
  • Mr M Gillespie, Interim Director of Planned Care Services (in attendance)
  • Mr O Kelly, Head of Communications (in attendance)

To obtain a copy of the Register of Interests of our Trust Board members, please contact the Chief Executive’s offices (contact details below).

Papers of the Board’s Committees can be available from the Chief Executive’s Office. Please email:


Trust Board meeting for 2023 are listed below. 

Trust Board meetings will commence at 11.00am.

  • Thursday, 5 January 2023
  • Thursday, 2 February 2023
  • Thursday, 2 March 2023
  • Thursday, 6 April 2023
  • Thursday, 4 May 2023 – WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, 8 June 2023
  • Thursday, 6 July 2023
  • Thursday, 7 September 2023
  • Thursday, 5 October 2023 – WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, 2 November 2023
  • Thursday, 7 December 2023 – WORKSHOP