Public appointment: Member reappointed to Shetland NHS Board

Public appointments news release.

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The Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care, Michael Matheson MSP today announced the reappointment of Mr Colin Campbell as a Member of Shetland NHS Board.


Colin Campbell is a graduate from the University of Cape Town who has extensive Human Resources experience at a senior management level. Colin ran his own business for 12 years before becoming a Business Studies Lecturer with a special interest in entrepreneurship and human resource management.


This reappointment will be for four years, from 1 March 2024 to 29 February 2028.

This reappointment is regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.


The reappointment is part-time and attracts an annual remuneration of £8,276 for a time commitment of one day per week.

Other ministerial appointments

Mr Campbell does not hold any other ministerial appointments.

Political activity

All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process.  However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity within the last five years (if there is any to be declared) to be made public.   

Mr Campbell has had no political activity within the last five years.


NHS Shetland is responsible for the delivery of high quality person centred care and improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Shetland. In doing so, NHS Shetland requires to understand the health needs of the 22,500 people living in Shetland, and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services tailored for the whole population.


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