Scotland Committee

The Scotland Committee aims to promote the specialty of SRH in Scotland, providing clinical leadership in SRH across territorial Health Boards, contributing to local regional and national policy development and implementation, sharing good practice and challenges between members and to practitioners. It aims to provide FSRH with an understanding of the Scottish context and promote the work of FSRH in Scotland. Members from the larger territorial Health Boards host a national annual sexual and reproductive health update day.

Scotland committee’s key achievements in 2017
1. Organised successful Annual SRH update in March 2017
2. Developed the Scottish Implementation Plan for the FSRH Vision
3. Engaged a public affairs agency to develop a Scottish engagement strategy

Looking ahead to 2018, Scotland Committee will:
1. Host another successful national update day for SRH practitioners, mainly in primary care
2. Host a stakeholder seminar involving key Scottish decision-makers and SRH service leads
3. Continue with the engagement strategy and increase FSRH influence in Scotland
4. Contribute to the revision of terms of reference and functions of devolved nations committees at the FSRH

The Scottish Committee is comprised of the following members:

  • Pauline McGough (Chair) NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
  • Ruth Holman NHS Ayrshire & Arran
  • Anne McLellan NHS Lanarkshire
  • Olga Diaz-Morales NHS Forth Valley
  • Heike Gleser NHS Tayside
  • Hame Lata NHS Highland
  • Alison Scott NHS Lothian
  • Maggie Gurney NHS Dumfries & Galloway
  • Susan Brechin NHS Grampian
  • Karin Piegsa NHS Fife
  • Sally Wielding NHS Borders
  • NHS Orkney, NHS Shetland and NHS Western Isles lead clinicians get minutes of meetings and may contribute to the work but do not usually attend meetings

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