Plenary 4

  • Paul Gray, Director-General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive, NHSScotland
  • Rose Fitzpatrick, Deputy Chief Constable, Police Scotland
  • Michael Smith, Associate Medical Director for Mental Health and Addiction Services, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • James Docherty, Development Officer, Violence Reduction Unit

Working Collaboratively to Realise Potential

Paul Gray, Director-General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive, NHSScotland and Rose Fitzpatrick, Deputy Chief Constable, Police Scotland led this session which included James Doherty from the Violence Reduction Unit and Michael Smith, from the Mental Health and Addiction Services, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The sessions focused on the impact that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have and how these can be addressed for the people of Scotland. The session also explored the importance of further enhancing collaborative working in the design and delivery of services, building on the many examples of leading-edge best practice and innovation already evident.

Reflecting Our Ambitions 

Paul Gray, Director-General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive, NHSScotland added his own reflections on the achievements of the NHS over the past 70 years and his ambitions for its future.