November 23, 2000

North South Health Services Study Day

23 November 2000
The Marketplace, Armagh

The Centre for Cross Border Studies held a Health Services Study Day at The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh, on 23 November 2000. Invitations were sent to key individuals in health boards and trusts, government departments,and other relevant organisations.

Programme

PART I – CO-OPERATION AND WORKING TOGETHER

10:15 am Introduction Dr Maurice Hayes, former Permanent Secretary of DHSS, Northern Ireland and Chair of Northern Ireland Acute Hospital Review
10:30 Co-operation and Working together for Health Gain and Social Well Being. C.A.W.T. and Beyond: Main Evaluation findings Dr Jim Jamison, former Director of Health and Social Care Research Unit, QUB and Dr Patricia Clarke, Research Manager, Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh
11:00 Refreshments
11:30 CAWT Evaluation: Discussion groups
12:30 pm Lunch

PART II – ALL-IRELAND CO-OPERATION

13:40 pm Opening Mr Andy Pollak, Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh
13:45 Introduction Dr Maurice Hayes, former Permanent Secretary of DHSS, Northern Ireland and Chair of Northern Ireland Acute Hospital Review
13:50 An investigation of the current extent of cross-border co-operation in the full range of health services, identifying past co-operation and opportunities for future co-operation. Dr Jim Jamison, former Director of Health and Social Care Research Unit, QUB
14:10 All-Ireland Co-operation: Discussion groups
15:10 Refreshments
15:40 Potential for, and barriers to, health co-operation across European boundaries Professor Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/ Research Director, European Observatory on Health Care Systems
16:10 Final discussion (chaired by Dr Hayes)
16:30 Close

Participants

Mr Roy Alexander Sectoral Manager, North/South Ministerial Council
Ms Mary Bergin Sectoral Officer, North/South Ministerial Council
Mr Eric Bowyer Chief Executive, Newry and Mourne Health and Social Services Trust
Mr John Bradley Chairman, Western Health and Social Services Board
Ms Michelle Butler Institute of Public Administration
Dr Patricia Clarke Research Manager, Centre for Cross Border Studies
Dr Eibhlín Connolly Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Children
Ms Madeline Coulter Assistant Director of Finance, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Mr Joseph Cregan Principal Officer, Secondary Care Division, Department of Health and Children
Mr Brendan Cunningham Chief Executive Officer, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Mr Tom Daly Regional Development/European Officer, North Western Health Board
Dr Lorraine Doherty Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Mr Kieran Doherty General Manager, Community Services, North Western Health Board
Mr Colm Donaghy Director of Planning, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Mr William Dukelow Principal Officer, Department of Health and Social Services
Mr Tom Frawley Office of the Ombudsman
Dr Kenneth Fullerton Medical Director, Belfast City Hospital Trust
Mr Brian Grzymek Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
Ms Pat Haines Director of Planning, Belfast City Hospital Trust
Ms Janet Hall Communications Co-ordinator, CAWT
Ms Amanda Hayes Researcher, University of Ulster at Coleraine
Senator Maurice Hayes Chair of Northern Ireland Acute Hospitals Review
Ms Mairéad Hughes Administrator, Centre for Cross Border Studies
Dr Jim Jamison Former Director, Health and Social Care Research Unit, Queen’s University Belfast
Dr Phil Jennings Specialist in Public Health, Midland Health Board
Deputy Cecilia Keaveney Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children
Mr Colm Keenan Principal Officer, International Unit, Department of Health and Children
Mr Martin Kelly Director of Planning and Information, Craigavon and Banbridge Community HSS Trust
Mr Norman Lunn Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
Mr Stephen Lyndsay Chief Executive Officer, Western Health and Social Services Board
Mr Dick Mackenzie Joint Secretary, North/South Ministerial Council
Mr Seamus Magee Southern Health Council
Mr Paul Maguire Assistant Hospital Administrator, North Western Health Board
Dr Miriam McCarthy Senior Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Services
Mr Edmond McClean Director of Strategic Planning and Commissioning, Northern Health and Social Services Board
Mr William McKee Chief Executive, Royal Group of Hospitals Trust
Professor Martin McKee Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Mr Sean McKeever Director of Finance, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Ms Frances McLaughlin Finance/Project Manager, CAWT
Mr Kenny McMahon Director of Operations, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service
Deputy Liz McManus Spokesperson on Health, Labour Party
Mr Fergus McQuillan Member, Western Health and Social Services Council
Ms Frances McReynolds Principal Executive Officer, CAWT
Mr Seoirse O hAodha Finance Officer, North Eastern Health Board
Mr Tadhg O’Brien Director of Primary Care, North Eastern Health Board
Mr Tim O’ Conner Joint Secretary, North/South Ministerial Council
Mr Connor O’Malley Sectoral Manager, North/South Ministerial Council
Dr Ciaran O’Neill School of Public Policy, Economics and Law, University of Ulster at Jordanstown
Mr Ambrose Owens Office of the Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
Mr Andy Pollak Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies
Mr Paul Robinson Chief Executive Officer, North Eastern Health Board
Mr Francis Rogers General Manager, General Hospital Sligo, North Western Health Board
Ms Nuala Sheerin Director of Personnel, Foyle Health and Social Services Trust
Mr Paul Simpson Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Social Services
Ms Breda Teahan Area Health Promotion Manager, Armagh and Dungannon Health and Social Services T.
Dr Anne-Marie Telford Director of Public Health, Southern Health and Social Services Board
Mr Larry Walsh Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Governance and Planning, North Eastern Health Board
Dr Jane Wilde Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Mr Robin Wilson Director, Democratic Dialogue
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