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SAPG Membership

SAPG representation:

Chair: Dr Andrew Seaton, Infectious Diseases Consultant and AMT Lead, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Vice Chair: Dr Gail Haddock, General Practitioner, NHS Highland

Medical Directors Group (Acute Care): Dr Brian Cook, Associate Director - Acute, Critical Care, NHS Lothian

Directors of Pharmacy group: Alison Wilson, Director of Pharmacy, NHS Borders

Chief Executives' group: Christine Gilmour, Chief Pharmacist, NHS Lanarkshire

Lead for Information (Prescribing): Professor Marion Bennie, Chief Pharmaceutical Adviser, National Medicines Utilisation Unit, Information Services Division

Lead for Information (Surveillance): Dr Michael Lockhart, Consultant Microbiologist, Health Protection Scotland

Pharmaceutical Adviser Information: William Malcolm, Pharmaceutical Adviser, Health Protection Scotland

Lead for Antimicrobial Resistance programme: Dr Julie Wilson, Principal Healthcare Scientist (Epidemiologist) HAI & Infection Control Group

Information Workstream Analyst: Rita Nogueira, Senior Information Analyst, Information Services Division

Representative with responsibility for research: Dr Charis Marwick, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Universityof Dundee

NHS Education for Scotland: Dr Gill Walker, Programme Director, HAI

NHS Education for Scotland: Fiona McMillan, Principal Pharmacist, NES Pharmacy

Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Scotland programme: Dr Eleanor Anderson, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Health Protection Scotland. 

NHS Ayrshire & Arran: Dr Ursula Altmeyer, Consultant Microbiologist

NHS Borders: Samuel Whiting, Infection Control Manager

NHS Dumfries & Galloway: Dr Linsey Batchelor, Consultant Medical Microbiologist

NHS Fife: Dr David Griffith, Consultant Microbiologist

NHS Forth Valley: Dr Robbie Weir, Consultant Microbiologist

NHS Grampian: Dr Alexander Mackenzie, Consultant in Infectious Diseases

NHS Highland: Dr Adam Brown, Consultant Microbiologist. Deputy: Alison MacDonald, Antimicrobial Pharmacist

NHS Lanarkshire: Dr Stephanie Dundas, Consultant in Infectious Diseases

NHS Lothian: Dr David Wilks, Consultant Physician. Deputy: Carol Philip / Alison Cockburn, Antimicrobial Pharmacists

NHS Orkney: Catriona Innes, Antimicrobial Pharmacist; Dr Becky Wilson, Consultant Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Clinician, NHS Grampian and NHS Orkney 

General Practitioners: Dr Simon Hurding, GP Adviser Efficiency & Productivity, Scottish Government and Medicines Management Adviser / GP, NHS Lothian

Paediatrics: Dr Conor Docherty, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Association of Scottish Antimicrobial Pharmacists: Alison Cockburn, Antimicrobial Pharmacist and Chair of the Association of Scottish Antimicrobial Pharmacists 

Scottish Microbiology and Virology Network: Dr Ian Gould, Consultant Microbiologist, NHS Grampian

Infection Control Managers group: Samuel Whiting, Infection Control Manager, NHS Borders 

Infection Control Doctors Group: Dr Martin Connor, Consultant Microbiologist, NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Infection Prevention Society: Deirdre Harris, Consultant Nurse, Infection Control, NHS Fife

Nursing: Jo McEwen, Antimicrobial Nurse, NHS Tayside; Lesley Shepherd, Nurse Consultant, HAI Improvement Scotland and National Services Scotland

Scottish Nurse Executive Directors: Jacqueline Macrae, Chief Nurse, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Dentistry: Dr Alexander Crichton, Consultant in Oral Medicine, Glasgow School of Dentistry; Professor Andrew Smith, Professor of Clinical Bacteriology, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Public Partners: Howard McNulty; Suzanne Clark, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Patient and Public Involvement

Scottish Prescribing Advisors Association: Anne Thomson, Prescribing Advisor, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Jill Nowell, Prescribing Advisor, NHS Forth Valley

Professional Secretary, ScotMARAP: Ysobel Gourlay, Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Observers and SAPG secretariat:

Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, SAPG Project Lead, Scottish Medicines Consortium

Susan Paton, SAPG Project Officer, Scottish Medicines Consortium

Andrea Patton, SAPG Information Analyst, Scottish Medicines Consortium

Sian Robson, SAPG Infomation Analyst, Scottish Medicines Consortium

Professor Alistair Leanord, HAI Medical Adviser, Policy Unit, Chief Nursing Officer Directorate, Patients, Public and Health Professionals, Scottish Government

Rachael Dunk, Team Leader, Safe Team, Chief Nursing Officer Directorate, Scottish Government