Co-chairs: Dr Barbara McGowan and Dr Abd Tahrani

Committee Remit

  • Will produce a written report three times a year for consideration by The Board;
  • Overseeing and coordinating adult COM;
  • Establishing and overseeing a paediatric COM;
  • Best practice award;
  • SCOPE;
  • Providing articles & items for ASO newsletter or inviting ASO members to provide these articles and items;
  • Workshops and case studies;
  • Engagement with patients and patient groups;
  • Campaigning on key issues (e.g. access to services, obesity as a disease)

Committee members

Dr Barbara McGowan, Co-chair

Dr Abd Tahrani, Co-chair

Dr Matt Capehorn, Primary Care Link

Professor Rachel Batterham, COMs Lead

Dr Kath Roberts, Public Health Representative

Dr Mary O'Kane, Co-opted member