Chief Officer - Moray
Pam Dudek is Chief Officer of Moray Health and Social Care Partnership.
Pam's career, which spans 33 years, began as a nurse cadet at Kingseat Hospital in Aberdeenshire. On completion of her Mental Health Nurse Training in 1987 (Dundee School of Nursing), Pam went on to work in a variety of roles in hospitals and in communities, specialising in mental health and substance misuse. Throughout her career she has tended to work within a multi-disciplinary/multi-agency arena and moved into a senior management role in 2003 working as a head of service within NHS Tayside. In 2009, Pam joined NHS Grampian as the Long Term Conditions Programme Manager, subsequently moving into the role of Deputy General Manager, then Head of Healthcare in Aberdeenshire Community Health Partnership. In October 2014, Pam was appointed to her current post of Chief Officer of Moray Health and Social Care Partnership.
Pam was the national practitioner supporting Scottish Training on Drugs and Alcohol (STRADA) tasked with the development and delivery of a training package for motivational interviewing training across the country. Pam was trained within an international network as a Motivational Interviewing National Trainer in 2000. Additionally, Pam was invited to be a member of the expert group at the Scottish Government contributing to the development of essential care, part of the national drug strategy 'Road to Recovery', as well as the subsequent publication 'Essential Services', relating to alcohol policy.
Pam also holds a postgraduate BSc in Nursing (Abertay University) and an MSc in Leadership and Organisational Development (Dundee University).