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NHS Education for Scotland

A skilled and sustainable workforce for a healthier Scotland

Our board

There are 14 places on the NES board of which 10 are non-executive and 4 are executive. All board members are appointed by the health minister.

The functions of our Board are:

  • Setting the direction, clarifying priorities and defining expectations.
  • Holding the executive to account and seeking assurance that the organisation is being effectively managed.
  • Managing risks to the quality, delivery and sustainability of services.
  • Engaging with stakeholders.
  • Influencing the Board’s and the organisation’s culture.

Non-executive board members

Executive board members

Governance documents