In Conversation with… Caroline Lamb, Chief Executive of NHS Scotland and Director General Health and Social Care and John Burns, Chief Operating Officer, NHS Scotland

14:00 – 15:15

In this highly interactive session, Chief Executive for NHS Scotland and Director General of Health and Social Care, Scottish Government and John Burns, Chief Operating Officer, NHS Scotland will discuss the challenges faced in the delivery of healthcare services as we recover from the pandemic and reform for the future. This more-intimate session will be facilitated and delegates will have the chance to send questions in advance as well as in real time from the floor. We’ll capture the key points from the session visually.

Please note that the In Conversation sessions are smaller and more-informal, therefore spaces will be limited and you are advised to book early.

Caroline Lamb

Chief Executive of NHS Scotland and Director General Health and Social Care, Scottish Government


Caroline was appointed as Chief Executive NHS Scotland and Director General of Health and Social Care in January 2021.

John Burns

Chief Operating Officer, NHS Scotland


John joined the NHS in 1983 and has worked in Dundee, Glasgow, Dumfries and Galloway and Ayrshire and Arran.