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Chair blog

 

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.

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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…

Chair blog: Dementia awareness at the Golden Jubilee

May 28, 2014
At the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, we are dedicated not only to providing patient centred care, but to providing equality in the standard of care received by all patients who come through our doors.

Chair blog: pioneers

April 29, 2014
In this month’s blog, I will be discussing a pioneering new treatment which is now available at the Golden Jubilee.

Chair blog: research

March 26, 2014
This month I want to tell you about the groundbreaking research being carried out here at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Chair blog: progress

March 1, 2014
Over the last four years, we have made incredible progress in the development of our Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service (SNAHFS) as the number of individuals coming to the Golden Jubilee for treatment has increased dramatically. Alongside this gr…

Chair blog: Four in a row for workplace equality

January 31, 2014
With a new year now well under way, we are all busy preparing for another significant year in Scotland and the Golden Jubilee National Hospital. We were delighted to celebrate 2014 with news that the Golden Jubilee National Hospital (GJNH) has been ranked …

Chair blog: a year in review

December 20, 2013
As 2013 comes to an end, what better opportunity to not only reflect on some of the fantastic accomplishments of the past 12 months, but also to look forward to 2014 and the exciting possibilities it has in store.

Chair blog: a team effort

November 29, 2013
Recently, one of our leading orthopaedic surgeons, Andrew Kinninmonth, was shortlisted for the prestigious Doctors Award at the Scottish Health Awards 2013. Well deserved recognition for an outstanding clinician but as Andrew pointed out his achievements come …

Chair blog: a chance to review and reflect

November 1, 2013
On Monday 28 October our 2013 Annual Review took place in the National Waiting Times Centre; providing an open forum for staff, patients and the public to have their voices heard and help shape our services. This also offered an opportunity for an independent …

Chair blog: shaping the future

September 27, 2013
Working to find new and effective ways to improve the lives of our patients and help shape the future of modern medicine is a key part of what we do here at the Golden Jubilee. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our Cardiology Research Team, last month …