Dr Frances Elliott
Dr Elliot returned to NHS Fife as Medical Director in November 2014 having served as Deputy Chief Medical Officer in Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates for nearly 2 years. Dr Elliot trained in general practice and she was a partner in Methilhaven Practice from 1987-1998. She moved into medical management as Medical Director of Fife Healthcare NHS Trust in 1998 and became Interim Chief Executive of the Primary Care Trust from 2002-2004. Dr Elliot is currently in her second spell as the Board’s Medical Director having served in the role from 2004 to 2009 before leaving to become Chief Executive of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, which later became Healthcare Improvement Scotland. Dr Elliot’s current executive lead responsibilities are for patient safety, clinical governance, primary care and information governance. Dr Elliot is also the Board’s Caldicott Guardian.