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: 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 pati…

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.

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