Council of Deans of Health Scotland

Council of Deans of Health Scotland is the independent and strategic voice of education and research for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in Scotland’s universities.

Our members are:

  • Providing educational solutions to workforce challenges in health and social care
  • Educating the next generation of healthcare professionals
  • Contributing to world class research and innovation
  • Working with organisations across Scotland to promote the contribution of education and research to high quality care

CoDH Scotland works closely with organisations such as the Scottish Government, NHS Education Scotland, Universities Scotland and the Scottish Funding Council on issues of relevance to the sector.

Convenor: Professor Susan Dawkes, Robert Gordon University

Vice Convenor: Professor Anita Simmers, Glasgow Caledonian University

Contact: Robyn Cooke, Policy and Research Manager, Council of Deans of Health


Abertay University

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

The Open University

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of the Highlands & Islands

University of Stirling

University of the West of Scotland

Recent work relating to Scotland