Social Work Sub-Group

Terms of Reference

Purpose

The Primary Care Multi-Disciplinary Team Social Work sub-group has been established to consider the governance arrangements and other matters arising related to the placement of social workers and social work assistants into GP practices as part of the MDT project. 

Reporting

The sub-group reports to the Regional MDT Project Board and the Departmental MDT Project Team. 

Membership of the Sub-Group

Membership of the Social Work sub-group will be chaired by Aine Morrison, Professional Officer within the Office of Social Services in the Department, and comprise of nominated representatives from the following organisations:

  • Department of Health
  • Social Work representatives from the:
    • Health and Social Care Board
    • Health and Social Care Trusts
  • GP Federations

Membership of the group will be regularly reviewed to ensure that the most appropriate people attend the group.  Non-members of the group may be invited to attend meetings to discuss specific issues which require particular knowledge or skills to address.

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