New appointments for NHS Borders

Two new non-executives have been appointed to NHS Borders board.

Karen Hamilton has 25 years of experience in adult care and social work, and was previously Head of Service for Care at Home Development with the Highland Council.

Dr Stephen Mather qualified as a doctor in 1977 from Dundee University and has spent time as a General Practitioner in Norfolk. He retrained in anaesthesia and was a consultant in anaesthesia and pain management at Warwick Hospital. For ten years, he was a Justice of the Peace in Warwickshire and also served as Assistant Deputy Coroner.

The appointments to the board are for a term of four years.