Dr John R Colvin

Consultant Anaesthetist and Senior Medical Advisor Scottish Government Health Workforce, Chair – ICU Resilience and Support Group, Scottish Government

Dr John R Colvin has been a Senior Medical Advisor in Scottish Government Health Workforce Directorate since 2013. Until late 2019 he was also a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in Ninewells Hospital Dundee. In this role he also served as a Clinical Director of Intensive Care and Associate Medical Director in NHS Tayside. He previously Chaired the Royal College of Anaesthetists Board in Scotland, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in Scotland and the Scottish Critical Care Delivery Group.

Since early 2020 Dr Colvin has been supporting the national pandemic response as a national medical advisor for Intensive Care and Chairs the Scottish Government Intensive Care Resilience Group.