HSE Estates is responsible for maximising the value of HSE properties and facilities, to ensure that appropriate infrastructure is in place when and where required in order to enhance patient, client and staff wellbeing, by managing the organisations €10 billion capital infrastructure and annual capital plan.
The Estates Directorate comprises nine regional Estates Offices and the Corporate Estates Office reporting to the National Director (or Head) of Estates and Assistant National Directors of Estates. Each local Estate Manager manages the delivery of all infrastructure related services in their area. This includes management of Capital Projects, Property Management, Fire Safety, Health & Safety (Infrastructural Risk), Environmental Services (Water, Waste, Energy, etc), Maintenance and technical support to Service Managers.
The Corporate Estates Office develops protocols, policies and strategies, provides advice and support to the local Estates Offices and the non-HSE agencies, manages national programmes and particular projects (NPH, CMH and others) and liaises with the HSE senior management, the Department of Health and other external agencies and bodies on these and other issues.