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Who We Are

Member Colleges and Faculties and Their Representatives

Office Bearers


Professor Derek Bell

Vice Chair

Dr Miles Mack

Vice Chair

Dr Paddy Niblock

Vice Chair

Professor David Galloway

Honorary Secretary

Professor Mike Lavelle-Jones


Faculty of Dental Surgery

Professor Fraser McDonald

Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Dr Mark Hilditch

Faculty of Public Health

Dr Julie Cavanagh

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Dr Sarah Ramsay

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Dr David Chung

Royal College of General Practitioners

Dr Miles Mack & Dr Carey Lunan

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology

Dr Phil Owen

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Dr David Mansfield

Royal College of Pathologists

Professor Peter Johnstone

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Professor David Galloway

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Professor Derek Bell

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Dr John Crighton

Royal College of Radiologists

Dr Grant Baxter

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professor Mike Lavelle-Jones

Scottish Committee of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Dr Donald Macgregor

Trainee Representative- SATDG Chair

Dr Luke Yates

Lay Member

Professor Alan Paterson


BMA Scottish Council Chair/Vice Chair

Dr Peter Bennie/Dr Nicki Thompson

BMA Scottish Secretary

Dr Jill Vickerman

GMC Scotland

Victoria Carson

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Dr Brian Robson

Postgraduate Dean

Professor Bill Reid

NHS Education for Scotland

Ms Caroline Lamb

NHS Education for Scotland

Dr Stewart Irvine

Scottish Government, CMO/Deputy CMO

Dr Catherine Calderwood/Dr Gregor Smith

Postgraduate Dean

Professor Alastair McLellan

Scottish General Practitioners Committee

Dr Alan McDevitt

Northern Ireland

Dr Albert McNeill