Alastair Noble worked as a GP in Nairn from 1973-2006. As well as his work in Nairn, Alastair has also worked in Nepal, Australia, New Zealand and America. Alastair is currently working with the Scottish Executive of Commissioning of Integrated Care and their strategies on community hospitals, rural general hospitals, care of the elderly, rehabilitation, changing the balance of care and the community hospital improvement network with NHS Education Scotland. He is also currently working with the Social Work Inspectorate and NHS QIS (Quality Improvement Scotland), the Joint Improvement Team and the Care Commission on quality standards/accreditation/revalidation for extended primary care teams including social work and local authority.
Alastair was previously chairman of the Scottish Association of GP community hospitals and Scottish representative on Association of community based maternity care.
Alastair’s special interests are in mental health – working with the information services division on shared mental health information system and locality budgets-cost cube, integrated resource frame work, health costs, local authority costs and resource transfer.