Northern Ireland

Heather Weir

Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Hospice & Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice 

Tel: 028 90781836 / Mob: 07841 92771307841 927713




Dónall Henderson

Chief Executive, Foyle Hospice 

Tel: 028 71351010 Ext. 233 / Mob: 077 95248676


Regional Conference

The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and the All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) have joined forces to host a conference exploring the challenges and opportunities for improving palliative care for frail elderly and people living with dementia. The event will take place in Northern Ireland on 5th November. For full details please click here.


NICAN Update

  • Please find attached under resources tab a NICaN E-Update which provides details of developments following the review of networks and also outlines the cancer commissioning priorities for 2011-12. 
  • Contact details of the relevant team members are provided throughout should you require additional information.

Structured Research Networks

Structured Research Networks

I want to bring to your attention that our call for the establishment of the Structured Research Networks has gone live today with full details on our website.

I have attached the Advert and Guidance Notes and Application Form for you to review and share with potentially interested parties as appropriate.

Let me know if you have any questions or queries.

Kind Regards,


Emma Ross

Communications and Information Manager

All Ireland Institute of Hospice & Palliative Care

Education & Research Centre

Our Lady’s Hospice

Harold’s Cross

Dublin 6W

T: 01 4912948

M: 086 3678591