About HSE West and North West

The HSE West and North West health region will manage and deliver all public health and social care services in:

  • Donegal
  • Galway
  • Leitrim
  • West Cavan
  • Mayo
  • Roscommon
  • Sligo

Almost 800,000 people are living in this region.

Hospital groups and Community Health Organisations

HSE West and North West includes all hospital and community healthcare services in the region. This includes:

  • Saolta University Healthcare Group
  • Community Healthcare West
  • Community Healthcare Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo

The Department of Population and Public Health, HSE West and North West is also now aligned with this health region.

Services in the HSE West and North West health region

HSE Services that work together to provide healthcare services within this region include:

  • Acute hospitals
  • Primary care services
  • Community services
  • Social care services
  • Public and private providers
  • Health and social care professionals
  • Voluntary sector services

Regional Executive Officer (REO)

Tony Canavan is the REO of HSE West and North West.

He joins this position from his role as CEO of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which he held from 2012.

Tony has worked in health services for the west of Ireland for 30 years. He was worked with mental health services, the Department of Public Health, Primary Care services and Acute Hospital Services and was also previously the Chief Officer of Community Healthcare West.

Building the HSE West and North West team

In 2024, each health region is transitioning from the previous hospital group and community healthcare organisation system. During the ongoing process we will continue to build each team, catering to the region's unique needs.

Learn more about health region reforms

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