Divisional Clinical Lead, Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate
Craig White is Divisional Clinical Lead in the Planning and Quality Division of the Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate, Scottish Government.
He is a clinical and health psychologist. He has doctoral degrees in clinical psychology and psychological medicine and a Masters in Medical Law. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and of the British Psychological Society.
Craig Chairs the Scottish Government’s Duty of Candour Implementation Advisory Group and the National Implementation Advisory Group for Palliative and End of Life Care, reflecting his close involvement with policy development and implementation support in respect of adverse events, complaints, governance and on palliative and end of life care.
Prior to joining the Scottish Government full time in December 2013 he was Assistant Director and Caldicott Guardian in NHS Ayrshire and Arran. He is Honorary Professor with the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow.