Hello and welcome to the first Healthcare Improvement Scotland blog. We want to highlight some of the really amazing work going on improving health and social care across Scotland, let you know  how we help and hopefully prompt some healthy debate. After retiring from my frontline healthcare job, I was anticipating a quiet life in the background. But  I still felt the need to do something useful. So off came the slippers and I feel fortunate to have been appointed Chairman of Healthcare Improvement Scotland since its launch in April 2011. So why become involved again? Well, after a career spent looking after those with mental health problems, a huge motivation for me is improving Scotland’s mental health. That is linked to a firm…