Our Trustees – Dr. Margaret Whoriskey

  • Dr. Margaret Whoriskey - Trustee

    Theresa Shearer

    Dr. Margaret Whoriskey - Trustee

    Dr Margaret Whoriskey is Head of the Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation Division within Scottish Government and is responsible for the national Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme which supports at-scale deployment of proven technologies in Scotland. Margaret also leads the International Engagement Team for Digital Health and Care for Scotland.

    Until November 2015 Margaret was Director of the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) in Scotland having joined JIT when it was established in 2005.

    Margaret trained as a clinical psychologist and worked in clinical and managerial positions in the NHS for many years. From 1998, and prior to joining JIT, Margaret worked in a national capacity with the Scottish Health Advisory Services (latterly NHS Quality Improvement Scotland) and as a commissioner with the Mental welfare Commission for Scotland.

    Margaret recently finished in the top 10 of the UK’s Digital Leader of the Year Award.

     

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