Key Officials

Chief Executive: Tim Davidson

Chairperson: Brian Houston

Medical Director: Tracey Gillies

Nurse Director: Prof Alex McMahon


Serving Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian, the Board employs over 24,000 members of staff to provide care to a population of around 800,000. Facilities include the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the Western General Hospital, and the St John's Hospital in Livingston.

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