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: Investing in tomorrow

September 28, 2017
It takes people from all walks of life, regardless of age, belief or background, to make what we do here at the Golden Jubilee possible. It is because of this, I am delighted to say, that just weeks after receiving the Gold Award for our commitment to the Arme…

Chair blog: Our Armed Forces

August 30, 2017
For the past 15 years, the Golden Jubilee has been a proud supporter of the Armed Forces and the Armed Forces Reservists, becoming a Ministry of Defence Recognised Supportive Employer in 2013, and signing the Armed Forces Covenant in 2016.

Chair blog: fond farewells

July 27, 2017
This month, I want to take the opportunity to bid a fond farewell to two individuals who have played a major role in some of the incredible things we have accomplished over the last eight years.

Chair blog: looking to the future

June 28, 2017
This week we celebrated our 15th anniversary as part of the NHS in Scotland. With that in mind, this month I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about some of the incredible achievements we have been part of during that time.

Chair Blog: our research in motion

May 23, 2017
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at the Golden Jubilee. A crucial part of our Board Vision, we are constantly striving to find new ways to improve patient care, from the smallest change to a process, to breaking ground on new treatments and d…

Chair Blog: The Importance of Engagement

April 30, 2017
As the Chair of the Golden Jubilee Foundation, I know how important it is to continually engage with staff, patients and members of the public. In this blog, I want to talk about some of the recent success stories we have had and the different methods we use f…

Chair Blog: Creating a Healthier Scotland

March 27, 2017
In this month’s Blog, I would like to talk about the latest development here at the Golden Jubilee Foundation; specifically, the exciting launch of our Centre for Health and Wellbeing.

Chair blog: 20 years of innovation

January 27, 2017
As we begin the New Year, we are celebrating a landmark accomplishment for one of our pioneering Orthopaedic Consultants.

Chair blog: a Christmas thank you!

December 23, 2016
What a year 2016 has been: a year of expansion, evolution and engagement. We have treated more patients, supported more families, and welcomed more guests than ever before; but this has only been possible thanks to the incredible dedication of our teams across…

Chair Blog: #Heart25, giving life, giving love

November 18, 2016
Next month, we will be celebrating 25 years of the life-changing and life-saving heart transplantation in Scotland. In this Chair Blog, I want to talk to you about how you can play your part in our #Heart25 campaign, helping us not only celebrate this event, b…

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