Scotland Regional Council

The role of the Scotland Regional Council members is to provide professional leadership in Scotland and contribute at a national level to the maintenance and development of pathology services and the quality of care that patients receive. Members create influential linkages with the local stakeholders and build strong relationships with other key decision-makers to ensure that the College has a valued voice. They also filter and amplify relevant information for the College and communicate this information back to the College on a regular basis.

Scotland Regional Council members

  • Professor Peter Johnston

    Chair, Scotland Regional Council (Elected 2017-2020)

  • Dr Bill Bartlett

    Co-opted member 2019-2022 (National Laboratories Programme)

  • Dr Lorna Cottrell

    Member 2019-2022 (Cellular Pathology, NHS Ayrshire and Arran)

  • Dr Bernie Croal

    Co-opted member 2017-2020 (Scottish Clinical Biochemistry Managed Network - SCBMDN)

  • Dr Leighanne Deboys

    Member 2019-2022 (Forensic Pathology, University of Aberdeen)

  • Dr Noha El Sakka

    Member 2018-2021 (Scottish Microbiology and Virology Network - SMVN)

  • Miss Amy Frank

    Observer, Clinical Science Trainee Representative

  • Dr Ehab Husain

    Member 2019-2022 (Cellular Pathology, NHS Grampian)

  • Dr Karman Kathy Li

    Member 2019-2022 (MRC University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research)

  • Dr Marie Mathers

    Co-opted member 2019-2022 (Scottish Pathology Network - SPAN representative)

  • Dr David Stirling

    Member 2019-2022 (NHS National Services Scotland)

  • Dr Antonia Torgersen

    Member 2019-2022 (Neuropathology, NHS Lothian)

  • Dr Sajiyabanu Suleman Kazi

    Observer, Histopathology Trainee Representative

  • Vacant

    Member (Haematology representative)