Plenary 3: Reflections from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport will share her thoughts on her priorities for health and social care in Scotland, followed by a question and answer session facilitated by Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Scottish Government answering questions submitted by delegates.

Delegates will be able to submit questions ahead of the NHS Scotland Event for possible inclusion within the session.

Professor Jason Leitch

National Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Improvement, Scottish Government


Jason has worked for the Scottish Government since 2007 and in January 2015 was appointed as The National Clinical Director in the Health and Social Care Directorates.

Jeane Freeman

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Scottish Government


Born and raised in Ayr, Jeane attended the Glasgow College of Technology and studied sociology and politics before establishing Apex Scotland, a criminal justice employment organisation.