Chair blog

 

Every month our Chair blog keeps you up to date with what's going on at the Golden Jubilee Foundation. Our latest Chair Blogs come to you from our Interim Chair, Stewart MacKinnon; for more information you can view Stewart's profile on the Board Members section.

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Chair blog: Creative thinking from an innovative hospital

August 15, 2013
When you think about creativity, you probably associate it with people in the arts – perhaps writers, painters, or musicians. But would you associate it with those who work in the NHS?


Chair blog: Time to celebrate and donate

July 30, 2013
This month marks the 65th anniversary of the NHS in Scotland. But for the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, it is also a time for us to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our orthopaedic service and the fifth anniversary of our heart and lung service.


Chair blog: Our commitment to patient safety

June 30, 2013
Earlier this month we held our first ever Patient Safety Day.


Chair blog: Providing even more high quality services for NHSScotland

May 30, 2013
This week we announced that we are expanding our specialist orthopaedic and ophthalmology services to treat more Scottish patients than ever before.


Chair blog: Artists commemorate 10 years of national hospital

April 30, 2013
This month we were lucky enough to unveil six unique pieces of art to commemorate 10 years of the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.


Chair blog: Quality, research, innovation

March 31, 2013
As a national resource for the NHS in Scotland, here at the Golden Jubilee we pride ourselves on providing a quality service for all our patients.


Chair blog: We're always listening

February 28, 2013
Earlier this month, Robert Francis QC published his report following the public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust – the follow up to the original inquiry.


Chair blog: Perfect end and bright beginnings

January 31, 2013
January saw us hold two very special Ministerial events to help draw our 10th anniversary celebrations to a close.


Chair blog: Excellent staff continue to shine

December 21, 2012
As we come to the end of another year, it is only natural that we think back to the year that has almost gone. For us here at the Golden Jubilee, 2012 has been an exciting year as we marked our 10th year as part of the NHS in Scotland.


Chair blog: Can we survive the 21st century?

November 30, 2012
It was a real privilege this month to welcome Professor Lord Robert Winston who visited us to deliver our inaugural Beardmore Lecture.


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