About Clare:

Clare Morrison is Senior Clinical Quality Lead at NHS Highland in Scotland. She is currently leading the development of NHS Near Me which is introducing video consulting at scale in NHS Highland.

Clare has a long-standing special interest in delivering services in remote and rural areas, having worked in the Scottish Highlands for 14 years. By profession, Clare is a pharmacist with extensive experience of developing new pharmacy services, supporting primary care practices and improving medicines safety. A number of these initiatives have led to national change, including the creation of medicine sick day rules cards and a safety package for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. More recently, Clare has moved into telehealth, initially to deliver pharmacy services in rural communities and now for all NHS Highland outpatient services through NHS Near Me.

Clare has significant training in quality improvement, having completed the Scottish Quality & Safety Fellowship and the US Intermountain Advanced Training Program in quality improvement. She is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare in 2018.