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Scottish Haematology Society

About the Society

The aims of the Scottish Haematology Society are:

  1. The constant improvement of standards of care for patients with haematological disease
  2. The dissemination of good laboratory practice throughout Haematology and Blood Transfusion laboratories
  3. A greater clinical responsiveness to the needs of patients and users of our services
  4. Providing a strong and authoritative lead in our field to the Patients, Health Care Professionals and Government agencies in Scotland.
  5. Aiding the development of our area of Haematology and Blood transfusion in Scotland.

Council Members

Dr Lorna McLintock


Consultant Haematologist

Professor Mhairi Copland

Vice President

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Michael Manson


Consultant Haematologist

Dr Christopher McDermott

Meetings Secretary

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Mark Rafferty

Meetings Secretary

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Jennifer Travers


Consultant Haematologist

Dr Dean Smyth

Member / Website Administrator

Dr Jane Rutherford


Specialty Doctor in Haematology

Dr Wei Lynn Khor

East of Scotland Trainee Rep

Ms Liz Brown

Nursing Member

Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Member

Dr Laura Knox

West of Scotland Trainee Rep

Ms Donna Kelly

Haematology Nurse Specialist

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde