“I am delighted to have been elected by my board colleagues,” said Stewart. “I look forward to working with them in the coming year. We will be working hard to carry on the good work of our previous chair, Michael Brown.”
The new Vice Chair of RCN Scotland Board is Alistair Grant. Alistair has almost 28 years’ experience in nursing and is currently Nursing Coordinator in Mental Health Services for NHS Grampian. He is involved in partnership working in NHS Grampian and the Scottish Partnership Forum.
On his election, Alistair said: “I am very pleased to have been given this opportunity and will give my best to the role in the coming year.”
Alistair has been an RCN steward for eight years and is also a safety representative. He won the RCN Steward of the Year award this year. He has served on several RCN working groups, for example, on health and social care integration. Alistair is also currently RCN Scotland Board representative for Grampian.
Both Stewart and Alistair take up their new positions from 1 January 2018.