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TayPEOLC MCN Steering Group

Aim:

The purpose of the Palliative and End of Life Care (PEOLC) MCN Steering Group is to work together across traditional boundaries to support the planning and delivery of consistent, equitable, high quality services to meet the needs of patients and their families in Tayside. The MCN spans palliative and end of life care of all types and across all settings and includes that which is delivered in the person’s own home, in community hospitals or care homes, in the acute setting or hospices.  

Chair:

Shirley Kelly, Macmillan Lead Palliative Care Pharmacist, NHS Tayside 

Co-chair:

Lindsey Baillie, South Locality Manager, Perth & Kinross HSCP

Current Objectives: 

  • Ensure the MCN is guided by the MCN Core Principles (HDL, 2007), the NHSScotland Quality Strategy (2010) and CEL 29 (2012) MCNs: Supporting and Delivering the Healthcare Quality Strategy
  • Develop a purposeful, integrated and person-centred approach to audit and data collection which takes cognisance of local, regional and national priorities for improvement and performance review  
  • Support the development of a coordinated approach to the delivery of education and training in palliative and end of life care knowledge and skills
  • Support and /or undertake high quality palliative and end of life care research and ensure that research knowledge is translated in to care settings to improve the quality of care of persons with palliative and end of life care needs
  • Facilitate service development and improvement across all care settings in order to deliver a high quality service which is person-centred, safe and effective
  • Facilitate integrated and collaborative working between all care sectors and settings and the public to ensure services are delivered in a way which are high quality, holistic and person-centred

Membership:  

Name

Job Title

Role

Karen Anderson

AHP Director, NHS Tayside

Group member

Lindsay Baillie

South Locality Manager, Perth & Kinross HSCP

Co-chair

Deborah Baldie

Senior Nurse, Practice Development Research

Group member (MCN Research Subgroup Lead)

Fiona Barnett

Cloinical Co-ordinator for SPCS, Dundee HSCP

Group member

Jill Buchan

Dundee Local Integration lead (Independent Sector), Scottish Care (Dundee HSCP)

Group member

Deans Buchanan

Consultant in Palliative Medicine/Lead Clinician, NHS Tayside

Group member (EOLC Subgroup Lead/HPCT rep)

Elinor Brabin

Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Roxburghe House, Dundee

Group member (MCN Data & Audit Subgroup Lead)

Libby Cahir

Macmillan Palliative Care Practice Educator, NHS Tayside

Group member (MCN Education Subgroup Lead)

Pat Carracher

Medical Director, CHAS

Group member

Elaine Colville

Senior Nurse for Palliative Care, Angus HSCP

Group member

Diane Fraser- rep tbc

 

Head of Community Care, Perth & Kinross HSCP

Group member

Alan Gibbon

 

Senior Chaplain, Professional Lead: Person-centred Care, Spiritual Care, NHS Tayside

Group member

Buddhi Gunaratne

Consultant Paediatrician, NHS Tayside

Group member

Beth Hamilton

Fiona Barnett

Kirsty McQuarrie

Locality Manager, Dundee HSCP

Clinical Co-ordinator for SPCS, Dundee HSCP

Clinical Co-ordinator for SPCS, Perth & Kinross HSCP

Group member

Deputy for Beth Hamilton

Deputy for Beth Hamilton

 

Jenny Hill

Locality Manager, Dundee HSCP

Group member

Lesley Howells

Maggie's Research Lead (UK) Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Scotland), Centre Head

Group member (MCN Research Subgroup Lead

Shirley Kelly

Macmillan Lead Palliative Care Pharmacist, NHS Tayside

Chair (MCN Pharmacy Subgroup Lead)

Diane McCulloch

Head of Community Care (Operational Services), Dundee HSCP

Group member

Sarah Mills

General Practitioner/Academic Fellow, University of Dundee

Group member (MCN Research Subgroup Lead)

Sandra Gourlay

Karen Fletcher

Wendy Reid

Lead Nurse, Perth & Kinross HSCP

Lead Nurse, Angus HSCP

Lead Nurse, Dundee HSCP

Group member (on a rotational basis)

Valerie  Riddle

Senior Practitioner/Acting Team Leader, Perth & Kinross Council

Group member

Jillian Richmond

Service Manager, Older Peoples Services, Angus HSCP

Group member

Judith Sixsmith

Professor of Health Related Research, University of Dundee

Group member (MCN Research Subgroup Lead)

Libby Smith

Macmillan Palliative Care Practice Educator, NHS Tayside

Group member (MCN Education Subgroup Lead)

Gill Tomison

Palliatve Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Cornhill Macmillan Centre, NHS Tayside

Group member (MCN EOLC Subgroup Lead)

Abigail Walton

Consultant in Palliative Care, Cornhill Macmillan Centre, PRI

Group member (MCN Education Subgroup Lead)

Lynsey Webster

Senior Officer – Strategy, Performance & Support Services, Dundee HSCP

Group member (MCN Data & Audit Subgroup Lead)

Susan Whyte

Primary Care Macmillan Lead GP

Group member (MCN EOLC Subgroup Lead)