Our Milestones


Signing of the Ballyconnell Agreement by the four health boards/authorities in the border region of Ireland
1992 – 1996 Number of research projects undertaken in both jurisdictions and funded jointly by the health boards/authorities and trusts
1996 – 2000 Secured over £5 million from the EU Special Support Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (PEACE 1) for a range of cross border health and social care projects
2000 Independent evaluation of CAWT conducted by the Centre for Cross Border Studies
2001 CAWT’s Strategic Plan phase for 2001-2004 published
2002 CAWT’s  Business Plan for 2002-2006 published
2002 Both Ministers for health appointed CAWT as the delivery agent for INTERREG IIIA, Priority 3 Measure 2, Health and Well Being
2002 – 2008 CAWT facilitated the implementation of 44 cross border projects through the INTERREG IIIA and PEACE II programmes
2005 CAWT awarded the “Sail of Papenburg” from the Association of European Border Regions (AERB) for excellence in cross border co-operation
2006 Independent evaluation of CAWT conducted by FPM
2007-2013 Publication of CAWT’s Strategic Plan and implementation of European Union INTERREG IVA projects commences
2013 Continued implementation of the ‘Putting Patients, Clients and Families First’ 12 project programme
2015 Conclusion of the ‘Putting Patients, Clients and Families First’ 12 project  programme
2014-2019 CAWT Strategic Plan for 2014-2019 published
2015-2016 CAWT Strategy Groups develop and submit applications /  business plans to the EU INTERREG VA process
2017 The Special EU Programmes Body has awarded the CAWT Partnership EU INTERREG VA grant funding to support four large-scale cross border health and social care in the areas of acute hospital services, mental health, children’s services and community health and well-being.  A primary care and older people’s project, led by NHS Scotland and supported by the CAWT Partnership, has also been awarded EU grant funding. Click here for more information