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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: Making history

November 6, 2015
This month, the Golden Jubilee Foundation made history when we were runner-up in the Employer of the Year category at the inaugural Icon Awards.

Chair Blog: patients benefit from advancements in lung surgery

August 31, 2015
This month, I’d like to talk about some of the important advancements we have made in thoracic (lung) surgery at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Chair blog: getting to the heart of our foundation

July 20, 2015
Last month, we were proud to announce the launch of the new brand name for our campus: the Golden Jubilee Foundation. This re-branding reflects out integrated approach to leading quality, research and innovation, taking full advantage of our shared campus and …

Chair Blog: Quality at the heart of our Foundation

June 26, 2015
It gives me great pleasure to be able to talk about the next stage in our journey as national resource for the NHS in Scotland.

Chair Blog: equality

May 27, 2015
At the Golden Jubilee, we are incredibly proud of the diverse range of staff who allow us to continuously improve and deliver the highest possible standards of care for all of our patients.

Chair Blog: We’re expanding...again!

April 28, 2015
Since 2002 when we became part of the NHS in Scotland we have been committed to delivering a national service that both meets the needs of patients across Scotland and innovates to improve the health and quality of each patient who comes through our doors. So …

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.