How is North West Hospice Charity Governed?

North West Hospice Charity is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. As such we are externally audited each year and comply with company legislation and all applicable legislation.

We apply best practice for charities, are registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority and are signed up to the Irish Charities Tax Reform Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

North West Hospice Charity is governed by a Board of Directors. Our Board is responsible for the governance of the Charity and works closely with the clinical management team of North West Hospice.

All our Directors are volunteer members who generously contribute their experience, knowledge, and resources to ensure that North West Hospice Charity is effectively run.

The business of the Board is supported by the following sub-committees:

  • Financial and Audit Committee
  • Board Development Committee
  • Human Resource Committee
  • Board Representation on Capital Committee

The North West Hospice Charity Management team are:

Miss Olive McTague
Hospice Charity Manager

Ms. Mary Forte
Commercial Manager

Ms. Mary Horkan
Head of Communications and Fundraising

North West Hospice Charity Board of Directors

Siobhan O’Dowd (Chairperson)George Chadda (Secretary)
Noel McLoughlin(Vice-Chairperson)Susanne Kerins
Hubert McHughBrendan Johnson
Patrick NaughtonShane Ward (Treasurer)
John McElhinney

North West Hospice is a member of Charities Institute of Ireland