Alastair Philp

Information Consultant & Improvement Advisor in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland. Attended University of Cambridge. Trained as a cell biologist and geneticist in UK and California. Father of three, husband of one.

Now work for National Health Service in Scotland as an Information Consultant and an Improvement Advisor. I improve healthcare by making measurement meaningful. Previously worked with schools to close the poverty-related attainment gap by providing advice on improvement methods. Currently working on an all-Scotland Hospital Electronic Prescribing & Medicines Administration (HEPMA) data strategy.

Secretary of local community council and wearer of tweed hats.

  • Education
    • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, University of Dundee, UCSD, IHI