This may surprise a few people, but the number of Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals form the largest employee group in the NHS in Scotland… and is a significant part of the third and independent sector workforce. There are, no doubt, challenges for all working across health and social care right now. However my overriding feeling is that this is an exciting time for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs), particularly as together we have the potential to influence and deliver significant improvements in care at a time of real change. Given that context I was very proud to join Healthcare Improvement Scotland in May of this year as its first Director of NMAHPs. The organisation is adapting rapidly to a remit…