National Committee on Infant Cremation: 2017 annual report

Third annual report of the National Committee on Infant Cremation.

Annex: National Committee Membership 16/17

Representative Sector Organisation Member Name
Chair Head of Health Protection, Scottish Government Gareth Brown
Inspector of Crematoria Robert Swanson
Inspector of Funeral Directors Natalie McKail
Cremation representative organisations Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management ( ICCM) Bill Stanley
Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities Rick Powell
Manufacturers Facultatieve Technologies ( FT) Jim Nicholl
Funeral directors National Association of Funeral Directors ( NAFD) Paul Cuthell
Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors ( SAIF) Jim Brodie
Local authority cremation authorities Glasgow City Council Brian Devlin
Edinburgh City Council Robbie Beattie
Private cremation authorities Dignity Ltd David Baxter
Edinburgh Crematorium Ltd John Proffitt
Bereavement organisations Simpsons Memory Box Appeal ( SiMBA) Sara Fitzsimmons
Sands Scotland Ann McMurray
The Miscarriage Association Helena McLaren
NHS Heads of Midwifery Susan Stewart
NHS Education for Scotland ( NES) Mary Ross-Davie
Neonatologists Consultant Obstetrician Dr Dawn Kernaghan
Consultant Neonatologist Dr Edile Murdoch
Parent representatives By arrangement x 2
UK administrations Ministry of Justice, England & Wales Judith Bernstein
Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland Julie Broadway
Scottish Government Senior Medical Officer Dr Mini Mishra
Legislation leader (observer) Cheryl Paris
Supporting officials Katrina McNeill and Vicki McKechnie


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