Meet the DataLoch team

Core members of the DataLoch team

DataLoch is a growing partnership between NHS Lothian, Borders and Fife, Health and Social Care Partnerships, the University of Edinburgh, patients and the public. A core team, largely based at the University of Edinburgh, coordinate the programme.


Professor Nick Mills

Professor Nick Mills

Nick Mills is Senior Responsible Officer for the Usher Institute Health and Social Care Data-Driven Innovation Hub - and project lead for DataLoch.

He heads up the Leadership Team who oversee the development, managment and governance of the DataLoch.


Kathy Harrison

Kathy Harrison is the programme manager for DataLoch.

She coordinates the project team driving forward data management, clincial relevance, analysis and governance of the programme.

DataLoch technical and analytics

Ally Hume, Catherine Stables, Stephen Lavenberg, Chloe Brook, Ioanna Lampaki, Jilly McKay, Shedrack Ezu, Sophie McCall, Jennifer Daub, Tristan Millington, Spyro Nita, Neil Murray, Erin Cadger, Roy Woolley

DataLoch clinical and management

Anoop Shah, Atul Anand, Colan Mehaffey, Ewen Harrison, Kathy Harrison, Ken Lee, Laura Woods-Dunlop, Marcus Lyle, Michael Gray, Nicholas Mills, Peter Cairns, Rob Baxter, Susan Buckingham

DataLoch information governance

Pamela Linksted, Amy Tilbrook

Thanks to other contributors

The rapid collection and linkage of data in the COVID-19 dataset was made possible due to the extensive efforts of an interdisciplinary team.

COVID-19 Collaborative Contributors


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