NHS Board appoitments
Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon, today announced the appointment of two Members to Lanarkshire NHS Board.
The new members are:
Michael Fuller – Michael brings to the board 25 years of experience of working in and around the Scottish NHS, which included developing systems focusing on partnership working using a consensual approach to the implementation of Government health strategy. Michael is a former Scottish NHS Officer for Unite; former Chair of the Scottish Partnership Forum, the Scottish Workforce & Staff Governance Committee, the Scottish Pensions Group, and the Modernising Nursing in the Community Board; and former member of the Quality Alliance Board. Currently, he is a Board Member of Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Chair of the HIS Staff Governance Committee and member of the Scottish Health Council.
Neena Mahal – Neena has a background in training, education and careers guidance. As a former Equalities Adviser in the public sector, she has a particular interest in equality and diversity, change management and community development. Over the last 20 years she has been a Board member of various Public Bodies, charitable and voluntary sector organisations including the Broadcasting Council for Scotland, National Museums Scotland and BBC Children in Need. She is also a Governor of The Glasgow Academy. Neena brings to the Board experience in governance, strong strategic, analytical and interpersonal skills and a good understanding of partnership working.
These appointments will be for four years and will run from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2016.
This post is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £8008 for a time commitment of eight hours per week.
Michael Fuller – is a Non-SecretaryExecutive Board Member of Healthcare Improvement Scotland for which he receives a remuneration of £3,696 per annum.
Neena Mahal – is Chair of South Lanarkshire Community Health Partnership Operating Management Committee for which she receives a remuneration of £8,008 per annum.
Lanarkshire NHS Board is responsible for the strategic planning of health services and the development of measures to improve the health of the community in the Lanarkshire region.
These Ministerial pubic appointments was made in accordance with the code of practice published by the Public Appointments Commissioner for Scotland
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. Within the last five years, neither of the appointees has taken part in any political activity.