The project examines the rationale for applying a public health approach to PELC, exploring where and how public health approaches could be applied to support local service planning and delivery.

Project Group:

Chair/Project Sponsor – Andrew Carnon, Joint Interim Director of Public Health, NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Lead Author – Michelle Gillies, Specialist Registrar Public Health

  • Ann Conacher, Manager, Scottish Public Health Network
  • Elaine Garman, Public Health Specialist, NHS Highland
  • David Gray, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, ACCORD Hospice / NHSGGC
  • Mark Hazelwood, Chief Executive, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care
  • Phil Mackie, Lead Consultant, Scottish Public Health Network
  • Allyson McCollam, Joint Head of Health Improvement, NHS Borders
  • Gordon McLaren, Consultant Public Health Medicine, NHS Fife
  • Rebecca Patterson, Policy & Communications Manager, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care

The final report and supporting briefings were published February 2016.


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