A Review of Leadership & Governance at Muckamore Abbey Hospital

Date published: 05 August 2020

Following on from the findings of ‘A Way to Go’, the Level 3 SAI review of allegations of abuse at Muckamore Abbey Hospital, the Department requested the Health & Social Care Board and Public Health Agency to commission an independent review to critically examine the effectiveness of Belfast Health & Social Care Trust’s leadership, management and governance arrangements in relation to Muckamore Abbey Hospital for the five year period preceding the adult safeguarding allegations that came to light in late August 2017. The independent panel, made up of a professional nurse, social worker and experienced former HSC Chief Executive began their work in January 2020, and their report was completed in July 2020.

Back to top