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.




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.

Chair blog: Review, listen and improve

October 31, 2012
Last Wednesday (24 October) we had our Annual Review. The Annual Review isn’t just another meeting – it’s a particularly important and special one.

Chair blog: Valuing you, valuing us, valuing everyone

September 28, 2012
I’ve written before about the importance of our work on equality and diversity and how, as a national resource for Scotland, this is of particular value to us in the quality of patient care we offer

Chair blog: Showcasing our research

August 31, 2012
This month’s blog is about research, an area of particular interest to me. I firmly believe that research is crucial to the NHS in two ways. Research activity helps us investigate, test out and develop responses to the challenges we face. It improves the su…

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