RQIA is a non-departmental public body of the Department of Health in Northern Ireland. The Authority is responsible to the Health Minister.
Briege Donaghy, RQIA's Chief Executive, is responsible to the Authority through the Chair for managing the organisation, and in her role as Accounting Officer reports to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health.
Briege leads RQIA's Executive team.
You can find out more about the Authority, our Senior Management Team and our wider organisational chart here, or clicking on the image below: