Unscheduled Care Advisory Group


This group is no longer active.


The Advisory group will form a combined group across Health and Social Care who will set the strategic vision of the programme and national approach to unscheduled care. This group will meet twice yearly. 

The Unscheduled Care Advisory Group will act as the sponsoring group responsible for the overall delivery of the National Unscheduled Care objectives.

Specific reponsibilities:

  • agreeing objectives of Unscheduled Care National approach
  • defining and agreeing the strategic direction of business
  • ensuring the overall alignment of strategic objectives
  • agreeing the prioritisation of programmes
  • championing adoption of new initiatives and outcomes of Unscheduled Care Programme

The Group reports to the Health and Social Care Management Board.

Related groups


  • Derek Bell, Chair, RCPE. Co-Chair UC Programme Board / Steering Group
  • Tim Davison, Chief Executive, NHS Lothian. Co-Chair UC Programme Board / Steering Group 
  • Dave Ceasar, National Clinical Advisor (Secondary Care) to the CMO
  • David Chung, RCEM
  • Graham Ellis, NHS Lanarkshire Geriatrician
  • Eddie Fraser, Director of Health & Social Care – East Ayrshire
  • Ruth Glassborow, HIS
  • Julie Main, Performance Support Manager
  • Helen Maitland, Unscheduled Care Director
  • Mags McGuire, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Nurse Director
  • Michael Muirhead, ISD
  • Justine Westwood, Transformational Change Policy
  • Robert Williams, Deputy Director, NHS Scotland Resilience and Business Management Division
  • David Williams, Chief Officer Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Paul Hawkins, NHS Fife Chief Executive
  • Angiolina Foster, Chief Executive, NHS 24
  • Theresa Fyffe, Director RCN Scotland
  • Brian Houston, Chairman Lothian HB
  • Pauline Howie, Chief Executive, Scottish Ambulance Service
  • Alan Hunter, NHS Scotland Director of Performance and Delivery
  • Noreen Kent, NSS - Perminantly delegated from Colin Sinclair
  • Jacques Kerr, National Clinical Advisor, Unscheduled Care
  • Jason Leitch, Clinical Director, Scottish Government
  • Jacqui Lunday-Johnstone, Chief Health Professions Officer, Scottish Government
  • Kerry Mathewson, National Clinical Advisor, Unscheduled Care
  • Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government
  • David  Raeside, National Clinical Advisor, Unscheduled Care
  • Karen Wilson, Executive Director of NMAHP  for Caroline Lamb, Chief Executive, NHS Education for Scotland
  • Roderick Harvey, SAMD
  • Alan McDevitt, Scottish GPs Committee Chair, BMA


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