Skin And Associated Rheumatic Conditions

Purpose of the group

At its meeting on 24 September 2014 the CPG on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis agreed to a proposed change of the name and purpose of the Group.

The Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments committee approved this change at its meeting on 6 Novemebr 2014.

All information pertaining to the previous CPG on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis is included in the webpage for the CPG on Skin and Associated Rheumatic Conditions.

The purpose of the CPG on Skin and Associated Rheumatic Conditions is-

To provide a forum to raise awareness of skin and associated rheumatic conditions in the Parliament; including general policy, early diagnosis and treatment, self-management, medical training, options for care, comorbidities and quality of life, and to liaise with health boards and clinicians in the improvement of patient care and empowerment.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Mary Blackford (Secretary)

Duncan Dow

Claire McMahon

June Adams

Hoda al Mahrouki

Phil Atkinson

David Bilsland

Carol Bodwick

Derek Boyle

Duncan Bowers

Tony Bramley

Jane Bremner

Pauline Buchanan

Stephen Boyle

David Burden

Marion Butchart

Stewart Campbell

Jill Carnevale

Carolyn Carty

Patricia Chambers

David Crosbie

Andrew Dempsey

Dr Lesley Diack

John Doherty

Stewart Douglas

Duncan Dow

Pat Evans

Steven Fenwick

Lesley Ferguson

Colin Fleming

Jacquie Forde

Mary Gordon

Nancy Greig

Girish Gupta

Heather Hall

Carol Hallesy

Fiona Hamill

Sheila Hannay

Charlotte Hanson-Hall

Laura Hastings

Iain Henderson

Wendy Hewitson

Julie Hoggan

Alex Holme

Sally Hughes

John Hunter

Jimmy Jamieson

Jocelyn Jensen

Janice Johnson

Denis Johnston

Daniel Kemmett

Graham Kramer

Joyce Leman

May Loney

Jacqui Low

Alan MacDonald

Fiona MacDonald

Ewen Maclean

Maureen McAllister

Helen McAteer

Steve McBride

Sally McCormack

Stewart McDonald

Clare McGeachie

John McGill

Lorna McHattie

Heather McIntosh

Liz McIvor

Hazel McLachlan

Grainne Morrison

Colin Morton

Anne Muir

Caroline Murray

Catherine O’ Hara

Barbara Page

Anita Ralli

Stephen Ralph

Philip Riches

Lesleyann Russell

David Rutherford

Stefan Siebert

Amanda Simonds

Leigh Smith

Magali Speight

Claire Stewart

Jennifer Stewart

Nancy Taylor

Balaparakirijan Thanekaslam

Diane Thomson

Andrew Turnbull

Jim Walker

Richard Weller

Clare Welsh

Gill Westwater

Jim Woodburn

Mike Woodward

Kate Wright

Sheila Yosef


Genus Pharmaceutical

Scottish Dermatological Society

Skincare Campaign Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland

Psoriasis Association

Leo Derm



Arthritis Care



Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance




Janssen Cilag

Health Inequalities Alliance Ltd



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