Directors

Director of Children’s Services & Executive Director of Social Work Barbara Campbell

Director of Planning, Performance & Informatics
Roisin Coulter

Roisin Coulter is a qualified Children’s Nurse with over 20 years experience working in Health and Social Care. Roisin has held a number of positions within Children’s and Maternity Services, prior to leading the Strategic and Capital Development programme for the Trust since 2007. Roisin has been appointed as Director of Planning, Performance and Informatics within the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. This exciting position has responsibility for strategic planning, performance management, commissioning, informatics, capital development and consultation and engagement across the organisation.

Interim Director of Hospital Services
David Robinson

David was first appointed to the Trust in February 2017 as Assistant Director of Woman and Acute Child Health. He was appointed as Interim Director of Hospital Services in July 2019. He is responsible for services in Medicine, Surgery, Unscheduled Care and Woman and Acute Child Health across the Ulster, Lagan Valley and Downe hospitals. David is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years’ experience working in a range of hospital-based specialties, including cancer treatment. He has held a number of senior positions, and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Science.  

Director of Primary Care, Elderly & Executive Director of Nursing
Nicki Patterson

Nicki undertook her nurse training at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast in the 1980’s. Her first Ward Sister’s post was in Medicine in Ards Hospital from where she moved to become the Senior Sister in the Ulster’s Medical Assessment Unit in 1997. Following a period as Clinical Coordinator for Medical Specialties, Nicki left the Trust in 2001 to take up post as Assistant Director of Nursing in the Mater Hospital. During these years she combined full time work with part time study and completed her diploma and BSc in Nursing and an MSc in Health Services Management. She also has experience of working at the Department of Health Social Services & Public Safety where she was part of the Chief Nursing Officer team as a Nursing Officer. In the year preceeding the Review of Public Administration, she returned to the Mater as Director of Nursing and then took up post as a Nursing Co-Director in the Belfast Trust where she has worked until joining the South Eastern Trust. From June 2012 – September 2013, she has also been the NI registrant council member on the Nursing & Midwifery Council, the UK wide regulator for Nursing & Midwifery.  

Director of Finance and Estates
Wendy Thompson

Medical Director
Mr Charlie Martyn M.B, B.Ch., B.A.O., B.Sc.,(Hons), F.R.C.S.I., FFAEM

Charlie Martyn qualified in Medicine in 1983. Charlie became Consultant in Accident and Emergency at the Ulster Hospital in November 1995 and became Clinical Director of Specialist Surgery April 1996. His special interests are major trauma, hand and wrist injuries. He has been an Advanced Life Support Instructor in the UK and Republic of Ireland for over 10 years.  

Interim Director of Adult Services and Prison Healthcare
Margaret O'Kane

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Director of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs
Myra Weir

Myra is Director of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs and is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, Risk Management & Governance, Corporate Communications & PR and a wide range of direct patient/client facing services within the Patient Experience teams. Prior to taking up this position Myra was Assistant Director of Human Resources with specific responsibility for Organisation and Workforce Development within the Trust. Myra joined the health and social care service in 1985 and has held a number of senior manager positions within Human Resources and HSC Leadership Centre. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and holds a PG Diploma in Human Resources Development and an MBA with HSC specialism.