Meet the Team

The JIT has a core team based in St Andrews House, Edinburgh.  You can either contact them through jit@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or directly through the details below.  The work of the JIT is supported through a small team of Associates – or Partnership Leads – and we are able to draw on a pool of experts from our Action Group for one-off projects, activities and specialisms.

Gerry Power

Director 0131 244 2374

Gerry started his career in the NHS as a Podiatrist in Northern Ireland before entering the NHS General Management Training Scheme in England in 1990. Gerry has held senior management positions in the NHS both in England and Scotland, most recently as General Manager of East Lothian and Midlothian Community Health Partnerships. He joined JIT in his current capacity in 2010. gerry.power@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Chris Bruce Chris Bruce

Lead on Outcomes 0131 244 5654

Chris promotes a focus on personal outcomes in policy, performance and most importantly at a personal one to one level across and within the health and social care workforce. He is also Policy Lead for the HEAT 75+ bed days target, supports the JIT Action Group and is JIT Lead for the East Renfrewshire Partnership.  chris.bruce@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Dr Anne Hendry

National Clinical Lead for Integrated Care 0131 244 2217

Anne Hendry is a Glasgow medical graduate who has worked as a geriatrician and stroke physician for 25 years. Anne combines her quality improvement and professional roles as Clinical Lead for the Reshaping Care for Older People programme. anne.hendry@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Peter Knight Pete Knight

Lead Information Specialist 0131 244 3610

One of Scotland’s foremost information professionals, Peter is a catalyst for the better use of data across the integrating health and social care landscape in Scotland. Formerly ISD’s Head of Statistics, Peter brings wide knowledge, vision and flair in the use of information to support the JIT team, and local and national partners directly, now and for the future.  Peter.Knight@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Tony Homer

Associate

Tony is the Lead on Joint Strategic Commissioning (JSC) . Tony oversaw the development of the JSC Learning Development Framework, the JSC Development Programme and the establishment of the JSC national Improvement Support Programme.

Lorraine Johnstone

Administration Officer 0131 244 3535

Lorraine offers administrative support to the team and is PA to our Director.

Mark McGeachie Mark McGeachie

National Lead on Community Capacity Building & Co-Production

Mark joined JIT at the end of 2013. He previously worked with the Robertson Trust and brings Third Sector experience to the team. mark.mcgeachie@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Susan Kelso

AHP Lead

Susan’s role as AHP Lead within JIT is to work with AHPs and partners across health and social care to develop low level multi-agency solutions which support people with self-management. Susan has worked in health and social care for 36 years and brings a wide range of experience to the role. KelsoSu@northlan.gcsx.gov.uk