National Finance

National Finance Division Mission: To secure and account for the maximum appropriate investment in health and social care by supporting services to deliver and demonstrate value, probity and sustainability in the use of resources

The National Finance Division is responsible for providing national finance policy, governance, planning, reporting, and management of financial systems across the Health Service.

The Division is led by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who has accountability for financial management across the entire health system.

National Finance works with Local Finance to understand and support the financial performance of each Operational Service Area and engages with the Department of Health on the Health Service’s overall financial performance.

Senior Finance Team, National Finance Division

Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Mulvany, CFO

With accountability for financial management over the entire Health Service, the CFO ensures a strong, integrated financial performance system is in place.

Acutes Finance

Maureen Cronin, Assistant CFO

Ensures a strong, integrated financial performance system is in place for the Acute Hospital Division. 

Activity Based Funding (ABF) / Healthcare Pricing Office (HPO)

Brian Donovan, Interim Head

Provides leadership and management of activity based funding, a funding model for hospital care for inpatient and day-case services.

Community Finance

Raymonde O'Sullivan, Assistant CFO

Ensures the HSE has in place a robust approach to costing services and cycles of care in order to fully inform commissioning of services and the objective allocation of resources.

Finance Specialists

Mairead Dolan, Assistant CFO

Provides focused financial leadership across the HSE in relation to governance and the effectiveness of the system of internal financial and other controls.

Finance Reform

Valerie Plant, Assistant CFO

Delivers the Finance Reform Programme, including the new single national integrated financial management and procurement system for the Health Service (IFMS Project).

Planning and Performance

Colum Maddox, Assistant CFO

Ensures the HSE has in place robust financial planning and financial performance reporting frameworks that facilitate financial management and control.