Linda Pollock

Interim Director, Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate, Scottish Government

Linda Pollock has been interim Director of the Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate since October 2020 and is passionate about working with people and communities to develop services to improve health and wellbeing.  This includes ensuring systems are joined-up in planning for what is needed for the best health care for the people of Scotland.

Linda joined the Scottish Government in 2005 on the Civil Service Faststream Programme and has worked in numerous roles across Government. Before taking up the role, Linda had been the Deputy Director for Healthcare Quality and Planning and, was the Deputy Director for Community Justice.