Speaker - Mr Robert Johnstone

Robert Johnstone is a patient advocate. Having had Rheumatoid Arthritis for 55 years from the age of three, he has a wealth of experience as a user of health services. Since 1990, he has voluntarily represented people with disabilities & chronic conditions locally, nationally & internationally.


He is currently chair of Access Matters and Midstream, and board member of European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP), Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), and  International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).


‚ÄúThe people have the right & duty to participate individually & collectively in the planning & implementation of their healthcare.”
Alma Ata Declaration – Principle IV, 1978 World Health Organisation.