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Member reappointed to Highland NHS Board 

14/07/2017   |  Argyll & Bute; North & West Highland; South & Mid Highland; Raigmore 

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport announced the reappointment of Ann Pascoe as a Member of Highland NHS Board (Wednesday 12th July). This reappointment will be for four years and will run from 1st February 2018 to 31st January 2022.

Ann was first appointed in 2015 to the NHS Highland Board, a retired business woman, entrepreneur, writer and campaigner. 

Her life took a radical change of direction when her husband Andrew was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2006. She became his primary carer and has since gone on to become a passionate campaigner on behalf of families affected by dementia.

In 2012 Ann inspired the creation of the rural Dementia Friendly Communities social enterprise in the Scottish Highlands which has become a role model across the Highlands.    She obtained her MSc (Dementia) from Stirling University in 2014 and her expertise is around rural dementia issues.  

She is a Churchill Fellow, an Angus Ruskin University Fellow, has a number of published papers and speaks regularly at national and international conferences.

This reappointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

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