Shalinay Raghavan appointed to whistleblowing role
Lawyer Shalinay Raghavan has been appointed as “non-executive whistleblowing champion member” of The State Hospitals Board for Scotland.
Miss Raghavan has a keen interest in mental health, staff well-being and good organisational governance. She is currently head of employment law at the Scottish government and has significant experience in dealing with compliance, complaint handling and whistleblowing matters.
She has held a number of senior corporate, legal and policy roles and was responsible for leading the independent review into concerns raised at the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
She also had an advisory role in respect of the application of the National (Whistleblowing) Standards and establishing the independent whistleblowing officer.
She is looking forward to working constructively with her fellow board members as well as having the opportunity to provide independent scrutiny and challenge to bring about positive change.