AAC Contacts in NHS Scotland

Each NHS Health Board in Scotland has a person who is designated as the ‘AAC Lead’ for that local area. (NB if a contact for your area is not publicly listed here, ACiP:S could still put you in touch with someone, so email ACiP:S directly)

  • NHS Ayrshire & Arran – Linda Page, Speech & Language Therapist/ AAC Lead, Ayrshire & Arran AAC Resource, Irvine. Tel: 01294 274191 Email: Linda.Page@aapct.scot.nhs.uk.
  • NHS Borders – Ellen Baird, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist/AAC Lead, Galashiels. Tel: 01896 663737. Email: Ellen.Baird@borders.scot.nhs.uk.
  • NHS Dumfries & Galloway – Helen Fletcher, Head of Adult SLT Services, Nithbank Hospital, Dumfries. Tel: 01387 244530 Email: hfletcher@nhs.net.
  • NHS Fife – Susan Fisher, Speech & Language Therapy Manager / AAC Lead, Dunfermline. Tel:  01383 627167, email: susanfisher3@nhs.net.
  • NHS Forth Valley – Elaine Crighton Speech & Language Therapist / AAC Adviser, Stirling.  Tel: 01786 434116 Email: elainecrighton@nhs.net.
  • NHS Grampian – Pamela Cornwallis, Principal Speech and Language Therapist Lead AHP/ AAC Lead, Aberdeen Tel: 01224 310582 Email: pamela.cornwallis@nhs.net.
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – Kirsty Smart, Professional Lead for Speech and Language Therapy.  Email: kirsty.smart@ggc.scot.nhs.uk.
  • NHS Highland – Morag Tait, Speech & Language Therapist / AAC Lead, Inverness. Tel: 01463 705424 Email: morag.tait@nhs.net.
  • NHS Lanarkshire – Pauline Downie, Professional Lead, Speech & Language Therapy/ AAC Lead, Cumbernauld. Tel: Tel 01236 794108/4 Email: Pauline.Downie@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk.
  • NHS Lothian – Deborah Jans, AAC Lead / Coordinator, Keycomm, Edinburgh. Tel: 0131 311 7130 Email: Deborah.Jans@ea.edin.sch.uk.
  • NHS Orkney – Lesley Fidler and Elizabeth Morris, Lead Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist, Kirkwall Health Centre, New Scapa Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1BX Tel: 01856 888239 Email: lesley.fidler@nhs.net and  elizabeth.morris4@nhs.net 

  • NHS Shetland – Clare Burke, Principal Speech and Language Therapist/AAC Lead, Shetland. Tel: 01595 743027 Email : clareburke@nhs.net.
  • NHS Tayside – Bernadette Brophy-Arnott, Speech and Language Therapy Manager, Adult Learning Disabilities Service/AAC Lead, Dundee. Tel 01382 346005 X 30261 Email: bbrophy-arnott@nhs.net.
  •  NHS Western Isles – Catherine Byrne, Speech and Language Therapist / AAC Lead, Stornoway. Tel: 01851 708280 Email: catherine.byrne@nhs.net.
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