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Integration Joint Board (IJB)

The Integration Joint Board became legally responsible for the effective delivery of a large range of services within health and social care in April 2016. The membership of the IJB is largely prescribed by the Scottish Government in terms of numbers and the organisations that they represent. The members of the IJB are outlined below.

Integration Joint Board Members

Voting Members

NHS Orkney.

Jeremy Richardson (Chair).

Ronnie Johnson.

David Drever.


  • Naomi Bremner.
  • Ian Kinniburgh.

Orkney Islands Council.

Councillor Rachael King (Vice Chair).

Councillor Steve Sankey.

Councillor John Richards.


  • Councillor Stephen Clackson.
  • Councillor David Dawson.
  • Councillor Kevin Woodbridge.

Non Voting Members (Professional Advisors)

Chief Officer of the IJB.

Caroline Sinclair.

Chief Social Work Officer.

Scott Hunter.

Chief Finance Officer of the IJB – Proper Officer appointed under s95.

Pat Robinson.

Registered Medical Practitioner who is a GP.

Dr Kirsty Cole.

Registered Medical Practitioner who is not a GP.

Dr Louise Wilson.

Registered Nurse.

David McArthur.

Non Voting Members (Stakeholder Members)

Staff Representative.

Sally George – Unison.

Third Sector Representative.

Gail Anderson – VAO.

Unpaid Carer Representative.

Sandra Deans.

Service User Representative.

Janice Annal.

Additional Non Voting Members (Locally Agreed in Addition to Requirements)

An Additional Staff Representative from the employer not covered above.

Fiona MacKellar – NHSO Employee Director.

Housing Representative.

Frances Troup – Head of Housing, Homelessness and Schoolcare Accommodation Services.