Purpose of the group

The main purpose of the Group is to address the needs of people with MS in Scotland by bringing together those with an interest in the health and wellbeing of persons living with this condition. 

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Stacey Adam

Margaret Burgess, MSS Ayrshire and Arran

Julie Craik

Mhairi Coutts, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Pamela Devine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Dr Stewart Donald, NHS Lothian

Jacqui Downs, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Moira Flett, NHS Orkney

Carly Gillespie, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Cat Johnson

Andrew Johnston, NHS Dumfries and Galloway

Lynda Kearney, NHS Fife

Lorna MacKinnon, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Angela McCormack, 

Pauline McDonald, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Dr Judith McSween 

Sarah Mather

Rachel Morrison, NHS Western Isles

Dr Lorna Paul, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Jenny Preston, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Elizabeth Quigley

Alastair Ross

Jonathan Sher, Queens Nursing Institute Scotland 

Dougie Smith, 

Dr Ruth Sumpter, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Karine Whitton

Jill Williamson


MS Society – secretary

ABPI Scottish Mental Health and Neurological Disease Industry Group


Carers Trust Scotland


Coalition of Carers in Scotland


Genetic Alliance UK

Leuchie House

Merck Group

MS Therapy Centre, Dyce

MS Therapy Centre Lothian

MS Trust


Revive MS Support


Scottish Government (Clinical Priorities Team)

Scottish HSCT Network

Scottish MS Register

Sure Ryder Care

Get involved

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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