Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy, Nicola Sturgeon, today announced the appointment extension of the Chair to NHS Fife Board.
The extension is for:
Professor James McGoldrick - Chair of the Fife NHS Board since 2004 and a Board Member of NHS National Services Scotland. He served as a Member of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council from July 2001 until its merger with the Further Education Funding Council in October 2005. He is a Chartered Companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and served as Vice President (Training and Development) from 1996 to 1998. He is also a leadership and management consultant in health and higher education and a Key Associate of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education bringing valuable training and management experience to the board to support the development of new members.
This extension will be for one year and will run from April 2012 to April 2013.
This post is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £ 29,640 for a time commitment of three days per week.
Professor James McGoldrick – holds another ministerial appointment, he is a Member of the NHS National Services Scotland and receives remuneration of £8,008 per annum.
NHS Fife is responsible for the strategic planning of health services and the development of measures to improve the health of the community in the Fife region. NHS Fife is responsible for meeting the health needs of more than 354,000 people living within its boundaries.
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. Professor McGoldrick has had no political activity within the last five years.