Welcome to the Northern Health and Social Care Trust Website


What we do


Antrim Area Hospital 
tel: 028 9442 4000 

Causeway Hospital
tel: 028 7032 7032

Donaldson review

Donaldson report

Minister Poots commissioned an examination of governance arrangements for ensuring the quality of health and social care provision in Northern Ireland. 
The review was led by Professor Sir Liam Donaldson and is available on the DHSSPS website.

The Donaldson report

carer and older woman

Consultation on Self Directed Support

The Health and Social Care Board is consulting on future arrangements for Self Directed Support. Self-Directed Support describes the ways in which individuals and families can have informed choice about the way care is provided to them.

Please give your views at:

HSCB Self Directed Support consultation webpage

Family carer support

The Northern Trust holds a range of events aimed at improving the wellbeing of family carers. 
These are a good opportunity to meet other carers whilst learning more about how to look after yourself and manage your caring role.

List of carers events April - July 2015 


Smoke free consultation

Last month, the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Jim Wells, announced that HSC Trust facilities should be smoke free by March 2016.

Service users are encouraged to give their views by completing the smoke free survey.

Smoke free survey