NHS member appointed
Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy, Nicola Sturgeon, today announced the appointment of a new Member to NHS National Services Scotland Board.
The new member is:
Kate Dunlop – brings to the board experience of working in the private and public sectors and on a variety of different Boards. Kate is a non executive member of the boards of the Accountant in Bankruptcy and the Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing. Previously, she was a member of the Administrative Justice Tribunals Council, the Employment Tribunal and the Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee. She has also served as a non-executive director of the Mental Health Tribunal Administration Board, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and The Registers of Scotland. Kate is an experienced adviser and mediator to businesses in both the private and the public sectors. Her corporate career was spent in general management in financial services and she has deep experience of strategic management in highly regulated environments. She has a longstanding interest in health and welfare matters and in the promotion of ethics and equality at work.
This appointment will be for three years and will run from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.
This post is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £8,008 for a time commitment of eight hours per week.
Kate Dunlop holds a Member appointment on Accountant in Bankruptcy for which she receives a remuneration of £241 per meeting.
As a vital part of NHSScotland, NHS National Services Scotland (NHS NSS) works at the heart of the health service, providing national strategic support services and expert advice to NHSScotland. Their supporting role to NHS Scotland means that they work closely with all their partner organisations, especially the NHS Boards, in the delivery of their services.
This appointment is regulated 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. Kate Dunlop has had no political activity in the last five years.