We are pleased to confirm that Margaret Dalziel has been appointed into the substantive role of Executive Director of Quality & Nursing, following a competitive recruitment process.

Margaret joined SECAmb in April 2022, initially as the Deputy Director of Quality & Nursing and for the last 12 months, has been the Interim Director

She is a paediatric nurse and leader who has worked in the NHS for more than 40 years. She has extensive experience in senior operational and professional leadership roles across all healthcare systems and sectors including acute, community & mental health providers.

Chief Executive, Simon Weldon, said: “Since I joined the Trust, I’ve recognised what a tremendous asset Margaret is to SECAmb and I welcome her appointment into the substantive director role.

Her commitment in support of our patients and our colleagues has been significant and I look forward to her continuing to drive forwards the patient safety and quality improvement agendas, among other important areas of work.”

Margaret said: “I am both delighted and excited to have been given this opportunity. Working with my colleagues, I look forward to continuing the improvement journey we started two years ago, as we implement our new strategy, firmly focused on getting things right for our people and our patients.”