Alistair Hodgson is currently seconded from the NHS to the Joint Improvement Team – a strategic improvement partnership between the Scottish Government, NHS Scotland, COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities) and the Third, Independent and Housing Sectors. Alistair leads on national policy development within the Scottish Government for digital health & care. A large part of his work includes promoting innovation through the appropriate use of new and emerging digital technologies and ensuring that ‘end users’ (whether patients, service users and/or carers) are fully involved in the design and redesign of services.