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Choices and challenges - The strategy for research and development in nursing and midwifery in Scotland


Choices and challenges

Appendix 1 Taskforce membership




Marjorie Durie

Project Chairman


Theresa Fyffe
Nursing Officer

Project Officer,
Health Department

Scottish Executive

June Andrews

Director of Nursing

Forth Valley Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Sarah Armstrong

Associate Director of Nursing

Forth Valley Acute Hospital NHS Trust

Joanne Booth

Consultant Nurse

Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust

Margaret Brown

Senior Nurse, Practice Development

South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust

James Buchan


Faculty of Social Sciences and Health Care,
Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh

Patricia Dawson

Head of Policy

Royal College of Nursing, Scottish Board

Lawrie Elliot

Director of Research and Development

University of Dundee

Janet Hanley

Research Manager

Lothian Primary CareNHS Trust

Sue Hickey

Professional Officer

NHS Education forScotland

Rhona Hotchkiss


Nursing and Midwifery Practice Development Unit

Nora Kearney

Head of School

Dept. of Nursing Studies,University of Glasgow

Grace Lindsay


Dept. of Nursing Studies,University of Glasgow

Mary McGinley

Head of Midwifery,
Divisional Nurse

North GlasgowUniversity HospitalsNHS Trust

Margaret McGuire

Midwifery Development Project Officer

Royal College of Midwives/Scottish Executive Health Department

Kathy McLean

Ward Manager

North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust

Ann McMahon

Research and Development Advisor

Royal College of Nursing

Liz Moore

Director of Nursing

Ayrshire & Arran Primary Care NHS Trust

Kate Niven

Professor of Nursing and Midwifery

University of Stirling

Barbara Parfitt


Dept. of Nursing and Community Health Studies, Glasgow Caledonian University

Linda Pollock

Director of Nursing

Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust

Susan Semple

Director of Nursing

Borders NHS Board

Alison Spaull


Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Executive Health Department

Alison Tierney

Professor of Nursing Research

Dept. of Nursing Studies, Edinburgh University

Terry Veitch

Mental Health LiaisonNurse

Highland Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Bernice West

Director of Research

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen