McKeever tenure on HSCB extended

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Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced the extension of the term of appointment of Londonderry resident, Brendan McKeever, to the Regional Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) for a further 12 months from to April 2017.

The extension carries a time commitment of five days per month and attracts an annual remuneration of £9,004.

Mr McKeever lives in Londonderry and is currently involved, on a part-time sessional basis with Queen’s University and the University of Ulster on user and disability related issues.

Previously he was a council member for eight years with the Social Care Council (NISCC) - the regulatory body for social work and social care. He was also a founder member and full time facilitator with the Family Information Group, a voluntary organisation which raised issues impacting on families of disabled children, between 1997 and 2008. Mr McKeever has also written extensively on disability and user issues.