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Every month our Chair, Jeane Freeman, keeps you in touch with what's going on at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre and Beardmore Centre for Health Science. For more information on Jeane, read her profile over on our Board Members section.




Chair blog: Golden Jubilee is smoke-free

March 31, 2015
From the end of this month, all NHSScotland grounds will be completely smoke-free; meaning that smoking, including eCigarettes, will not be allowed anywhere on NHS property.

Chair blog: growth and development

February 25, 2015
This month, I want to write about the incredible growth and development we have had at the Golden Jubilee since becoming a part of the NHS in Scotland back in 2002.

Chair blog: top 100 for equality

January 28, 2015
What a great start to 2015 with the fantastic news that for the first time, we have been named in the top 100 UK employers in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI).

Chair blog: a Christmas message

December 23, 2014
2014 has been a fantastic year for us at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, the Beardmore Centre for Health Science and the Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre, and it has been a privilege to be celebrating another Christmas as your Chair.

Chair blog: the heart of excellence

November 27, 2014
From the moment you walk through our doors, our staff are at the heart of your experience. From reception to theatres, pharmacy to physio, our team works incredibly hard to make sure you receive the information, support and care you need for every step of your…

Chair blog: a year of quality, research and innovation

November 6, 2014
We have had a fantastic 12 months at the Golden Jubilee and last week we held our 2013/2014 Annual Review.

Chair blog: quality control

October 2, 2014
Providing safe, effective and person-centred care for all of our patients is one of our top priorities at the Golden Jubilee.

Chair blog: legacy

August 27, 2014
As we all start to get back to normal following the excitement of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, I’d like to take a look at our Commonwealth legacy and the opportunities we have in the aftermath of the Games.

Chair blog: Queen's Baton Relay

July 29, 2014
This month’s blog, I want to write about the amazing success of the Queen’s Baton Relay as it made its way across West Dunbartonshire, stopping off at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital and the Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre.

Chair blog: Innovation in the NHS

June 28, 2014
Earlier this month, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, Alex Neil, launched an ambitious new national health and social care innovation fund, which aims to raise millions of pounds to develop original and pioneering treatments for Scotland’s patien…