SMASAC Short Life Working Group on Lymphoedema - Lymphoedema Care in Scotland, Achieving Equity and Quality

A Scottish Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee Report. Providing information on the nature and extent of Lymphoedema. Making recommendations for Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate, Health Boards, NHS Education Scotland and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Appendix 1: Membership of the Short Life Working Group

Name Job title Organisation
Dr John Gillies Chairman Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland
Dr Jim Beattie

Specialty Adviser Paediatric Medicine

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist

Associate Medical Director

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Ms Yolande Borthwick Scottish Lymphoedema Practitioners Network University of Glasgow
Professor Julie Brittenden Specialty Adviser, Vascular Surgery University of Aberdeen
Diane Dempster Business and Policy Support Officer Scottish Government
Craig Fotheringham Senior Orthotist NHS Lothian
Ms Claire Hastie Macmillan CNS, Lymphoedema NHS Lothian
Ms Michele Hilton Boon Programme Manager Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Mr Colin Howie

Specialty Adviser Orthopaedics and Trauma

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

NHS Lothian
Susan Kennedy National Coordinator for General Practice Nursing NHS Education for Scotland
Ms Heather Knox Director of Regional Planning NHS Forth Valley
Mr Andy Malyon Specialty Adviser Plastic Surgery NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Dr Christine McAlpine

Specialty Adviser Geriatric Medicine

Consultant Stroke Physician

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Dr Mini Mishra Senior Medical Officer Scottish Government
Mr Alex Munnoch Consultant Plastic Surgeon NHS Tayside
Ms Amanda Platt Project Manager Macmillan Lymphoedema Project for Scotland Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)
Dr Clive Preston Specialty Adviser Palliative Medicine NHS Fife
Ms Margaret Reid Team Lead Physiotherapist Lymphoedema and Palliative Care NHS Fife
Ms Margaret Sneddon

Head of Nursing and Health Care School

Lead for Lymphoedema Education and Research College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Science

University of Glasgow
Dr Barry Vallance

Specialty Adviser Cardiology

Consultant Cardiologist

Lead Clinician for Heart Disease Scotland

NHS Lanarkshire
Dr Frances Yuille Consultant Clinical Oncologist NHS Lothian


Email: Diane Dempster

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