Helen Maitland

Director of Unscheduled Care, Scottish Government

Helen is the Director for Unscheduled Care in the Health Performance & Delivery Directorate at Scottish Government.  She has a long history of successfully delivering quality improvement programmes for waiting times at both National and Local level and has led on redesign and transformation of Urgent and Unscheduled Care for many years.

Helen has a nursing background working both in the hospital and community setting and her keen interest in leadership, change management and role development to improve pathways of care has proven useful in contributing to the Remobilisation, Recovery and Re-design framework across NHS Scotland.