Alasdair Lane

Alasdair Lane is a UK-based freelance journalist. He writes for Forbes, Al Jazeera, NBC News and VICE, covering politics, policy, and social issues.

Scotland’s ‘Navigators’ Transform Lives in the Emergency Room


Patients involved in violence may find a pink-shirted “Navigator” at their bedside, gently asking what led to the incident — and how they can help.