About the Trust

The Western Health and Social Care Trust provides health and social care services across the super council areas of Strabane and Derry City, Fermanagh and Omagh District and a portion of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

The Western Trust employs approximately 12,500 staff and spends £588 million annually in the delivery of health and social care services.

Our aim is: “to provide high quality patient and client –focused Health and Social Care services through well trained staff with high morale”.

The Trust provides services across 4,842 sq. km of landmass and delivers services from a number of hospitals, community based settings and in some cases directly in individuals’ homes. These comprehensive range of services are provided through the following Directorates:

  • Primary Care and Older Peoples Services (including Nursing services)
  • Women and Children’s Services (includes Social Work services)
  • Adult Mental and Health and Learning Disability Services
  • Acute Services

These are supported by:

  • Medical Directorate
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Performance and Service Improvement
  • Strategic Capital Development
  • Chief Executive’s Office

The Western Trust was established on 1 April 2007 under the Review of Public Administration. The Trust brought together the delivery of Health and Social Care which was previously provided by three separate Trusts: Altnagelvin, Foyle and Sperrin Lakeland Trusts and Westcare Business Services.