Housing Associates

Jill Pritchard

Jill is an Occupational Therapist & Business Change Consultant.

She previously worked with the Joint Improvement Team & has continued supporting Health, Housing & Social Care partnerships under the auspices of the ihub.

Her focus is in promoting the work of Occupational Therapists within the wider Integration agenda, supporting improvement & best use of staffing resource across the pathways to produce better outcomes for people.


Simon Carr

Simon has worked in the housing sector for over 35 years. In the 1970-80s Simon worked with Co-operatives and Community Controlled Housing Associations in London, Sunderland and latterly Parkhead HA in Glasgow where he was Director.

From the early 1990s Simon worked as CEO with Loretto HA who provided housing care and support to a range of vulnerable groups over 30 different locations.

More recently Simon has been engaged as an Associate Consultant with the Joint Improvement Team and the ihub at Healthcare Improvement Scotland. 

Simon is a Non-Executive Director with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the Chair at the Inverclyde Integration Joint Board and a board member at the Glasgow Integration Joint Board where he is Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee.


Kenny Simpson MBA FCIH

Kenny has been working with Housing, Health and Social Care Partnerships on a part time basis since Sept 2014.

Firstly, with the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) and then with ihub part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS). He has been supporting a number of local authorities in the identification of their housing contribution to health and social care integration.

Prior to this he has worked for a large housing association as Director of Customer Services and another local authority as Head of Housing and Community Safety. These assignments took place following 13 years as a Head of Housing and Community Services at East Dunbartonshire council.

Previously, Kenny was employed as Policy Development Manager at COSLA and also held the position of Chair of the Association of Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO). He has always had a focus on Continuous Improvement within the many roles he has held throughout his career as evidenced by recognition in a number of national housing awards competitions.

His recruitment too many national working groups has meant that he has been able to develop a good working network across the country and is well recognised in the housing field.


Alison Docherty

Under the auspices of the Improvement Hub ihub, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Alison Docherty works part-time as an external consultant producing tools and guidance, and supporting housing, and health & social care partnerships in Scotland, to review and evaluate their services and assist them to implement improvement and change programmes.


Margaret Moore

Margaret has over 30 years of experience in housing, mostly working at a senior level for RSLs (latterly with GHA/Wheatley Group), LAs, SSHA and Scottish Homes and as a housing and regeneration policy adviser in Scottish Government

More recently, Margaret has been working as an independent housing consultant, clients have included the Joint Improvement Team where Margaret has supported a number of RSLs and Local Authorities around policy and issues relating to health and social care integration.

Margaret has also carried out assignments for RSLs and third sector organisations.

Margaret is a Board member of CIH Scotland and Bield HA.