Local Intelligence Network (LIN)

A single LIN exists in Northern Ireland.

This is a multi-disciplinary group, chaired by the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB), which meets quarterly.

It enables Accountable Officers.who have a concern about the activities of any healthcare professional to share them with any other Responsible Body who may be affected or who may have complementary information.

The LIN is chaired by Mr Joe Brogan, Assistant Director of Integrated Care – Head of Pharmacy and Medicines, HSCB whose contact details are as follows:-

Mr Joe Brogan
Assistant Director of Integrated Care – Head of Pharmacy and Medicines
Gransha Park House
15 Gransha Park
Clooney Road
Londonderry BT47 6FN

Email: joe.brogan@hscni.net

Tel: 028 95 363375

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference for the Northern Ireland Local Intelligence Network are available at the link below


Managing and Sharing Concerns

This document provides guidance for all Designated Bodies and Responsible Bodies working within the Local Intelligence Network.on managing and sharing concerns.

The concerns considered within the guidance relate to controlled drugs and cover all aspects of their management and use as described within The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009.

List of Accountable Officers March 2020