Chair: Dr Graham Finlayson

Committee Remit

  • Will produce a written report three times a year for consideration by The Board;
  • Establishing and reviewing an ASO communications strategy, including the use of social media;
  • Overseeing the ASO website, including content, design and use, and initiating actions for improvement;
  • Lobbying;
  • Coordinating responses to consultations;
  • Communication and administration of the ASO Networks;
  • Commission articles and quality assuring an ASO newsletter;
  • Identifying events at which ASO should have a presence and facilitating this process;
  • Identifying gaps in expertise and co-opting this expertise;
  • Press releases;
  • Promoting 3rd party events, jobs and courses via website, newsletter and twitter

Committee members

Dr Graham Finlayson, Chair

Dr Nicola Heslehurst, Networks Officer (Maternity Leave)

Dr Nerys Astbury, Networks Officer

Dr Emilie Combet, Networks Officer

Mr Ken Clare, Patient Groups Link officer