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NSS Board Members

Board Members and Business

The NSS Board meets at least quarterly and is supported by the following sub-committees:

  • Audit and Risk Committee assisting the Board in delivering its responsibilities by providing assurance that an appropriate system of internal control has been implemented and is operating effectively.
  • Clinical Governance Committee scrutinising all parts of our operation to ensure that clinical governance mechanisms are in place and effective throughout all of our services.
  • Information Governance Committee - scrutinising NSS's compliance with relevant legislation, duties under Common Law and performance against national standards with regards to information governance.
  • Performance and Finance Committee keeping under review the financial position of NSS and ensuring suitable arrangements are in place to secure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the use of all resources, and that the arrangements are working effectively.
  • Remuneration and Succession Planning Committee ensuring the application and implementation of fair and equitable pay systems on behalf of the Board as determined by Ministers and the Scottish Government.
  • Staff Governance Committee supporting and maintaining a culture within NSS where the delivery of the highest possible standard of staff management is understood to be the responsibility of every employee and is built upon partnership working and collaboration, and within the direction provided by the Staff Governance Standard.

Chaired by the NSS Chair Professor Elizabeth Ireland, the meetings commence at 9.30 am at Gyle Square in Edinburgh unless otherwise advised.

Members of the public and NSS staff are welcome to attend formal Board meetings.

Timetable for future meetings

Board standing orders

Board expenses

Register of Interests

For further information about our Board meetings, please contact:

Caroline Lang, Board Secretary
Tel. 0131 275 7090
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