Network Coordinating Group

Emma Miller: University of Strathclyde


Emma is a senior research associate at Strathclyde University  who has worked for many years between research, policy and practice on personal outcomes.

Audrey Taylor: NHS Education Scotland (NES)

Audrey is Educational Projects Manager at NHS Education Scotland (NES) focusing on mental health

Ellen Daly: Institute for Research and Social Innovation in Social Services

Ellen Daly

Ellen is a Project Manager with the Iriss’s Evidence-informed Practice team, working with a range of partners to support the creation, use and sharing of evidence across the social services sector.

Susan Kelso: Scottish Government


Susan Kelso is a national Allied Health Professional (AHP) Lead for Early Intervention in the Active and Independent Living Programme. The programme includes work with NES and colleagues around embedding a personal outcomes approach across AHP services.

Julie Gardner: Thistle Foundation

PON photo - Julie Gardner

Julie Gardner is based at the Thistle Foundation, working to embed a focus on personal outcomes in practice, and in evaluation and service improvement

Joe McGhee; The Care Inspectorate


Joe McGhee works for the Care Inspectorate as a senior inspector in the Edinburgh team. She believes that in all health and social care, having a personal outcomes approach means people’s needs are not only met, but their strengths, hopes and aspirations can be part of that care and support.

With thanks to Dr. Karen Barrie: University of Edinburgh for support with setting up this website.  Karen has a particular interest in ways of engaging with personal outcomes for people with communication or cognitive impairments.