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ICP Committees – Belfast

There are four Integrated Care Partnership Committees which cover Belfast:

North Belfast

South Belfast

East Belfast

West Belfast

 


North Belfast

Dr Dermot Maguire North Belfast ICP Chairperson.

Chair: Dr Dermot Maguire

Dr Dermot Maguire is Chairperson and GP Lead of the North Belfast ICP.

Dr Maguire is from Belfast and has been a GP in North Belfast for 17 years. He trained in Queen’s University Belfast and the Mater Hospital, and is experienced in GP appraisal and GP post graduate training. His notable area of specific expertise and interest is in pre-hospital emergency care.

 

 

 

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Dermot Maguire
Pharmacist Lead Tara Challener
Elected GP Representative Vacant
Elected Pharmacist Representative Vacant
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Vacant Post
  • Nurse
Gabby Tinsley
  • Allied Health Professional
Paula Cahalan
  • Social Worker
Bernie Kelly
NI Ambulance Service Representative David McCrory
Local Council Representatives David Cuthbert (Belfast City Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Nevin Ringland (Praxis)
Service User and Carer Representatives Patricia Campbell (Carer)
Vacant (Service user)

 


South Belfast

Dr Martin CunninghamChair: Dr Martin Cunningham

Dr Martin Cunningham is Chairperson and GP Lead of South Belfast ICP. He qualified in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast in 1985 and started General Practice in 1990. A  member of the Royal College of GPs (MRCGP) from 1991, he spent 9 years as a GP partner in Kilkeel, Co Down before returning to Belfast in 2003 as a partner at University Health Centre at Queen’s. He was a member of Belfast Local Commissioning Group from 2013-2017.

A  Fellow of the Faculty of  Sports and Exercise Medicine, Ireland and a member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK, Dr Cunningham runs an orthopaedic triage session once a week for Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. He is an Associate Member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine and runs a travel medicine clinic within the practice.

Dr Cunningham is a strong advocate for student health and has contributed to a Royal College of Psychiatrists review of Student Mental Health in 2011. He is a member of the Eastern Local Medical Committee and the Northern Ireland General Practitioner’s Committee (NIGPC) and sits on the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland as NIGPC representative. He is also a Board member for the Federation of Family Practices for South Belfast.

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Martin Cunningham
Pharmacist Lead Joanne Corrigan
Elected GP Representative Dr Ursula Brennan
Elected Pharmacist Representative Anne-Marie McGrath
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
David McCance
  • Nurse
Brenda Creaney
  • Allied Health Professional
Denise Killough
  • Social Worker
Bernie Kelly
NI Ambulance Service Representative Robert McConnell
Local Council Representatives Jim Morgan (Belfast City Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Karen McCammon (British Heart Foundation)
Clare Flynn (Forward South Partnership)
Service User & Carer Representatives Roberta McCullough (Service user)
Marlene Moore (Carer)

 


East Belfast

Dr Alan Stout, East Belfast ICP Chairperson.

Chair: Dr Alan Stout

Dr Alan Stout is Chairperson and GP Lead of the East Belfast ICP.

He has been a GP principal in a practice in East Belfast for 12 years and is actively involved in the local GP out of hours.

Dr Stout is an active member of the British Medical Association, and is currently deputy chair of the Northern Ireland General Practice Committee.

Over the years he has been involved in various aspects of service development and innovation through roles with the Belfast Local Commissioning Group, Primary Care Partnerships and now the East Belfast ICP.

 

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Alan Stout
Pharmacist Lead John Kelly
Elected GP Representative Dr James Crothers
Elected Pharmacist Representative David Groves
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Jan Ritchie
  • Nurse
Gabby Tinsley
  • Allied Health Professional
Paula Cahalan
  • Social Worker
Marie Heaney
NI Ambulance Service Representative Robert McConnell
Local Council Representatives Catharine McWhirter (Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council)
Office Representative (Belfast City Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Vacant Post
Linda Armitage (East Belfast Partnership Board)
Service User and Carer Representatives Pauline Whittley (Carer)

 


West Belfast

Dr Grainne Bonnar

Chair: Dr Grainne Bonnar

Dr Grainne Bonnar is Chairperson and GP lead of the West Belfast ICP. She has been a partner in a West Belfast GP Practice for 18 years and is a former member of the Belfast Local Commissioning Group (2007-2013).Dr Bonnar developed and lectured on the clinical skills programme of the first nurse practitioner programme in Northern Ireland, set up by the Royal College of Nursing in partnership with the University of Manchester from 1995-1997. She was Programme Director on the General Practice Speciality Training Programme, Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (1997-2006); Associate Director of postgraduate general practice education (2006-2007); and Deputy Director of postgraduate general practice education (2009-2012).

Since 2012, Dr Bonnar has focused on service development work and was previously clinical lead of the West Belfast Primary Care Partnership, which developed an innovative common mental health problems referral hub, working with GPs, statutory and community and voluntary sector providers.

In 2012, Dr Bonnar was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP). She also holds a Masters in Medical Education (MMedSci).

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Grainne Bonnar
Pharmacist Lead Peter Wright
Elected GP Representative Dr Anthony Cox
Elected Pharmacist Representative Joe Magee
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Dr Ivan Wiggam
  • Nurse
Catherine Collins
  • Allied Health Professional
Cathy Jordan
  • Social Worker
Katie Campbell
NI Ambulance Service Representative Phil Lockhart
Local Council Representatives Jim Morgan (Belfast City Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Fidelma Carter (Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke)
Dermot Glackin (West Belfast Partnership Board)
Service User and Carer Representatives George Magennis ( Carer representative)

 


Business and clinical support for the above committees is provided by:

Contact:

Directorate of Integrated Care
Health and Social Care Board,
12-22 Linenhall Street,
Belfast     BT2 8BS

Tel: 028 9536 3044
Email:  integratedcarepartnership@hscni.net