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2017 Updates

Currently work is ongoing to review a selection of the guidelines and this is overseen by a development group. Details of the development group are below, to read a biography of each member please click on the names below:


Alison MacRobbie - Macmillan Palliative & Community Care Pharmacist, NHS Highland.

Claire O'Neill - Lead nurse-palliative care NHSGGC.

Deirdra A Sives - Consultant Palliative Medicine NHS Lothian.

Euan Paterson - Macmillan GP Facilitator (Glasgow)

Maire O'Riordan - Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Marie Curie Hospice Glasgow.

Neil Pryde (Chair) - Macmillan Lead Cancer GP, NHS Fife.

Rebecca Smithson - GP in Palliative Care, NHS Borders

Steinunn Boyce - Consultant in Palliative Medicine, NHS Fife

Alison Winning - Knowledge Management Team Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland.


Meeting Schedule:



  • Weds 14 June 1100 hrs

  • Thurs 14 September 1300 hrs

  • Thurs 14 December   1000 hrs



  • Thurs 15 March 1100 hrs