Health board’s new appointment

Lesley McLay and Sandy Watson.
Lesley McLay and Sandy Watson.

A new chief executive has been appointed to NHS Tayside.

Lesley McLay will take up the role and has been chief operating officer at NHS Tayside since May 2011.

In that time has spearheaded many innovative projects and transformation programmes and these have laid the foundations for future healthcare services in the area.

The appointment brings Lesley’s career full circle as she started her nurse training in Ninewells in Dundee. She has previously held director posts in NHS Scotland, including the Executive Director of Operations and Nursing at NHS Ayrshire & Arran.