Public appointment: Non-executive Member reappointed to Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board

Public appointments news release

The Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care, Michael Matheson MSP today announced the reappointment of Mr Charles Vincent as a Non-executive Member of Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board. 


Charles Vincent is a highly experienced corporate board member, working in highly regulated industries and their accompanying governance. He has also been a Children’s Hearing Scotland panel member for a number of years, making complex decisions about the futures of vulnerable children in partnership with the various agencies involved. He brings to the board his vast experience of developing high performance cultures that are able to continuously improve through supportive self-analysis. This includes managing complex disagreements and conflicting priorities. He has lived in Glasgow all his life and is committed to ensuring that its residents get the very best healthcare. 


Mr Vincent’s re-appointment will be for four years and will run from 1 February 2024 to 31 January 2028. 

The appointment is regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner. 


The appointment is part-time and attracts an annual remuneration of £9,030 for a time commitment of 52 days per year. 

Other ministerial appointments 

Mr Vincent does not hold any other public 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 Vincent has had no political activity over the last five years. 


NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest health system in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.  It is responsible for meeting the health needs of around 1.14m people living in the area, and provides a comprehensive range of community and hospital based services for the population.  

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