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.

Pamela Fotheringham

Pamela Fotheringham is involved in promoting and delivering workforce development activities across a range of areas including  the development of standards, frameworks and qualifications.


Chris Sutton is portfolio lead for people led care at Healthcare Improvement Scotland. She places a strong focus on supporting relationship based practice, and promoting new ways of engaging and working with people about what matters most to them.

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.