Taking action on smoking and health
ASH Scotland provides management and support to the STA. To find out more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The STA Council
The role of the Council is to represent the views, concerns and priorities of the wider STA membership, to develop a work plan for the STA in partnership with ASH Scotland and to evaluate implementation of the plan. Council members also play a part in chairing meetings and representing the STA on national committees.
The Council is comprised of 10+ members nominated every two years, the elected Chair and Vice-chair of the Research Group plus representatives of ASH Scotland and NHS Health Scotland.
Chair: Brian Pringle, West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service
Vice-Chair: Colin Anderson, NHS Lanarkshire
Members declared as Council representatives June 2019
Alan Curley, University of the West of Scotland
Brian Young, Inverclyde HSCP
Debbie Sigerson, NHS Health Scotland
Diana Martin, NHS Lothian
Frank Toner, British Lung Foundation
Heather Bath, NHS GGC
John Watson, ASH Scotland
Martine Miller, University of Edinburgh
Nicola Clarke, NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Rachel Stewart, NHS Grampian –Video Link
Rebecca Dey, NHS Lothian
Sheila Duffy, ASH Scotland
Yvonne MacNicol, NHS Forth Valley
See events page for scheduled meetings. Video conferencing is possible.
Research Group Chair and Vice-Chairs
Helen Sweeting, Senior Investigator Scientist, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit
Rachel O’Donnell, Research Fellow, Institute of Social Marketing, University of Stirling
The STA Handbook (pdf 2.8MB)
STA Charter (pdf 120KB)
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
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