About the Trust
The Western Health and Social Care Trust provides health and social care services across five council areas of Limavady, Londonderry, Strabane, Omagh and Fermanagh.
The Western Trust employs approximately 12,000 staff and spends £459 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 292,000 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:
- Acute Services
- Adult Mental Health and Disability Services
- Primary Care and Older People’s Services
- Women and Children’s Services.
These are supported by:
- Medical Directorate
- 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 Adminsitration. 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.