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Secretary Susan Hannah

Secretary Susan Hannah

Head of Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative, Scottish Government. Susan has a background in nursing and was the Lead for Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement in NHS Ayrshire & Arran while training as an Improvement Advisor with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Joining the Scottish Government in 2013, she is Head of the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative, a national, multi-agency programme that creates collaborative working to improve health, well-being and achievement outcomes of children from pre-birth to 18 years, reducing health inequalities and impacting on the poverty related gap. As director of the programme, Susan works across government policy areas, local authorities, health boards and the third sector to progress quality improvement work.