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This website is now archived. The Health and Social Care Board closed on 31 March 2022 and responsibility for its functions transferred to the Department of Health as the Strategic Planning and Performance Group (SPPG). Information about the work of the SPPG can be found here https://online.hscni.net

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About the Health and Social Care Board

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is a statutory organisation. We arrange or ‘commission’ health and social care services for the population of Northern Ireland.

We are accountable to the Health Minister, for turning their vision for health and social care into a range of services that deliver high quality and safe outcomes for patient and service users, are good value for the taxpayer, and comply with statutory duties.

Our Board of Directors is made up of a non-executive chair, seven non-executive directors, the chief executive and four executive directors.

View details of the membership of the Health and Social Care Board

The HSCB also has a Senior Management Team which is made up of  senior members of it’s full time staff view the HSCB Organisational Chart for details.

Standing Orders and Register of Interests

2021 Review of Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions1.7 MiB309
HSCB Register of Interests 11 March 20210.3 MiB1220

Annual Reports

Annual-Report-and-Accounts-2020-211.9 MiB1439
Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20201.0 MiB2873
Annual Report and Accounts 2018-20192.0 MiB4197
Annual Report and Accounts 2017-20181.0 MiB3458
Annual Report And Accounts 2016-20171.2 MiB3774
Annual Report and Accounts 2015-20164.1 MiB4465
Annual Report And Accounts 2014-20154.1 MiB3205
Annual Report And Accounts 2013-20141.6 MiB3071
Annual Report and Accounts 2012-20132.5 MiB3372
Annual Accounts For Year Ending 31 March 20123.8 MiB2770
Annual Report 2011-20121.3 MiB2890
Annual Report 2009-20104.0 MiB3346
Annual Report 2010-20111.4 MiB3106
Annual Accounts For Year Ending 31 March 20111.1 MiB2770

More useful links

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

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Business Services Organisation

Department of Health

Guidelines and Audit Implementation Network (GAIN)

Health and Social Care Innovation


Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

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

Northern Health & Social Care Trust

Public Health Agency

Patient Client Council

Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust

Southern Health & Social Care Trust

Western Health & Social Care Trust