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Northern LCG

Northern Local Commissioning Group

The Northern Local Commissioning Group (LCG) is a committee of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB). It covers the same geographical area as the Northern Health and Social Care Trust.

We are responsible for the commissioning of health and social care by addressing the care needs of our local population.

We also have responsibility for assessing health and social care needs, planning health and social care to meet current and emerging needs, and securing the delivery of health and social care to meet assessed needs.

To ensure that our work has genuine sensitivity and influence at a local level, our membership is made up of a range of professional interests such as –


The current schedule,  along with the agenda and minutes of meetings are available on the Northern LCG Meetings page.


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Register of members declared interests as at 11 August 202121st September 2021


Contact Details

Northern Local Commissioning Group
Health and Social Care Board
County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena  BT42 1QB

Email: Northern.lcg@hscni.net
Telephone: 0300 555 0115



Cllr Cathal Mallaghan (Chair)- Local Elected Representative
Dr Conor Gorman – General Medical Practitioner
Dr Mary McLister – General Medical Practitioner
Dr Samuel Hamilton – General Medical Practitioner
Mr Stephen Burns – Pharmacist
Mr Derek Manson – Dentist
Cllr William McCaughey – Local Elected Representative
Mrs Fiona Brown – Voluntary and Community Sector Representative
Mrs Alix Crawford – Voluntary and Community Sector Representative
Dr Una Lernihan – Social Worker (HSCB)
Ms Julie Haslett – Social Worker (HSCB)
Mrs Pauline McMullan – Allied Health Professional (PHA)
Dr Christine McMaster – Public Health Specialist (PHA)
Mrs Bride Harkin – Assistant Director, Commissioning Lead (Northern Area)

There is currently a General Medical Practitioner vacancy and two Local Elected Representative vacancies on the Northern LCG