Office Staff

Lucy Aitchison – CEO

Lucy comes from a background of over 20-years work in charity leadership and management, the majority of which has been in health-related charities. She is the first CEO of BASICS Scotland and took up the role in January 2019.

Dr Richard Price – Clinical Director

Richard is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley and with the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service. He teaches on several BASICS courses and leads the Clinical Governance working group. Richard officially took up his role as Assistant Clinical Director in October 2016.

Lynne Malpass – Office Manager

Lynne has been with BASICS Scotland since September 2007 and her main role is managing all aspects of the administration, staff and finances as well as dealing with all Board communications. You can contact Lynne at

Colin Young – Van Driver/Store-person

Colin has been with us since February 2008 and has responsibility for ensuring our van and trailer are ‘on the road’, as well as organising all the equipment before and after each course. Colin can be contacted at

Craig Stewart – IT Facilitator/Administrator

Craig joined the team at BASICS Scotland in November 2012 and his duties include maintenance and development of website/e-learning; filming, editing and production of videos for training purposes; provide general I.T. support within the organisation.  Craig can be contacted at

Blair Fleming – 1st Line I.T. Support/Administrator

Blair joined the team in November 2016 and his duties include working with Craig assisting with I.T. support; website administration and maintenance; managing of Tele-education and Remote Skills courses. Blair is the first point of contact for customer technical support. Blair can be contacted at or directly at

Lorna Foucré – Administrator

Lorna joined the team in March 2017. Her role includes the organisation of the annual conference, administration support to Lynne and Colville, administration of the accounts, regional reps and supporting BASICS Responders. She also assists in general administrative duties. Lorna can be contacted at

Wendy Falconer – Course Coordinator

Wendy joined the team in May 2017. Her role includes the organisation of face-to-face courses, arranging venues and accommodation and producing course material. Wendy can be contacted at

Lisa MacInnes – Director of Education

Lisa joined the team in June 2019. Her role involves helping to steer the BASICS Scotland programme into the future. Lisa can be contacted at

Heather Sinclair – Clinical Educator

Heather joined the team in June 2019. Heather can be contacted at

Graham Percival – Clinical Educator

Graham joined the team in June 2019. Graham can be contacted at