The State Hospital

The State Hospital, Carstairs, Lanark ML11 8RP
Phone: 01555 840293 Fax: 01555 840024 email: tsh.info@nhs.net

The State Hospitals Board for Scotland: Who's Who

The Board is made up of appointed Non-Executive and Executive Directors. Board members take collective responsibility for the Board's decisions and performance. Executive Directors are appointed by the Board and Non-Executive Directors are appointed nationally in accordance with the public appointments arrangements.

Board Members Biographies (December 2016)Opens in a new window

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Board Members

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Terry Currie
ChairmanOpens in a new window Photo: Terry Currie, Chairman
James Crichton Chief ExecutiveOpens in a new window Photo: Jim Crichton, Chief Executive

Professor Lindsay Thomson

Medical DirectorOpens in a new window

Photo: Professor Lindsay Thomson, Medical Director

Robin McNaught

Finance & Performance Management DirectorOpens in a new window

Mark Richards

Director of Nursing and Allied Health ProfessionsOpens in a new window

Mark Richards, Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Anne Gillan

Non-Executive/Employee DirectorOpens in a new window

Photo: Anne Gillan, Employee Director
Maire Whitehead Non-Executive Director Photo: Maire Whitehead, Non-Executive Director
Bill Brackenridge Non-Executive Director Photo: Bill Brackenridge, Non-Executive Director
Nicholas Johnston Non-Executive Director Photo: Nicholas Johnston, Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Carmichael Non-Executive Director Photo: Elizabeth Carmichael, Non-Executive Director

In Attendance

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John White

Interim Human Resources DirectorOpens in a new window

Photo:  John White, Interim Human Resources Director

Doug Irwin

Security DirectorOpens in a new window

Photo: Doug Irwin, Security Director
Kathy Blessing Mental Health Manager Social Work Services Photo: Kathy Blessing, Mental Health Manager Social Work Services
Caroline McCarron
Photo: Caroline McCarron, Head of Communications
Jean Wade
Photo: Jean Wade, Board Secretary