Here you can access the latest edition of Staff Newsletter as well as all of our back issues. These publications are in PDF format and will require a PDF reader, such as Acrobat (available free).
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2 Apr 2009
SN - April 2009
The April issue of SN brings you a first look at the New Victoria and Stobhill hospitals, introduces our new chief executive Robert Calderwood and gives you yet another chance to win £1000.
7 Apr 2010
SN - April 2010
April's edition of SN includes NHSScotland's new photo library and celebrates the success of the new homebirth service.
1 Apr 2011
SN - April 2011
This issue of SN features the new state-of-the-art pharmacy distribution centre and gives you the chance to win tickets to the home show.
3 Apr 2012
SN - April 2012
The April issue of SN features WestMARC's work with Libyan war victims. We also find out where staff have worn their SN t-shirts plus we have tickets to the Homebuilding and Renovating Show to give away.
2 Apr 2013
SN - April 2013
The April edition of Staff Newsletter feature specialist radiographer Kirsteen Graham, unveils our zero tolerance makeover coming to our acute hospital entrances and gives you the chance to win tickets to the Homebuilding Show!
1 Apr 2014
SN - April 2014
April's Staff Newsletter includes a feature on sepsis - which kills 37,000 people a year in the UK. We also take a look at the new initiative being rolled out in Renfrewshire. Plus we have a fantastic opportunity to win a brand new 16GB iPhone 5s.
7 Apr 2015
SN - April 2015
Back to basics - new approach delivers quality, On The Move update includes information on the first helicopter landing, win Hospitality Package at Glasgow Warriors
4 Apr 2016
SN - April 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features a host of award winners alongside those shortlisted for forthcoming awards. Plus we have two fantastic competitions for you to enter.
3 Apr 2017
SN - April 2017
This month SN looks at our gender stats, introduces our new chief executive and highlights the new complaints policy.
3 Apr 2018
SN - April 2018
This issue includes - the launch of The Daily Mile; what the Carers Act means for you; and an end of an era as Parkhead Hospital closes its doors. Plus we are giving away an Amazon Echo!
6 Aug 2009
SN - August 2009
This issue of SN puts Patient Safety firmly at the top of the agenda and gives you another chance to win £1000.
5 Aug 2010
SN - August 2010
This issue of SN celebrates hospital radio and announces the photo competition winners.
3 Aug 2012
SN - August 2012
This issue of staff newsletter includes information on the training domestic staff have understaken to become more eco-friendly. We also highlight another three examples of our 'quality commitment'.
1 Aug 2013
SN - August 2013
The August edition features a special four-page pullout on our No Smoking Policy. We also encourage staff to enter the staff lottery in time to be entered into September's £10,000 super draw.
4 Aug 2014
SN - August 2014
August's edition features "our stars" of the Games and provides a link to a gallery of wonderful images; introduces a new healthy eating policy and provides guidance on unauthorised photography.
3 Aug 2015
SN - August 2015
Countdown to completion of the Queen Elizabeth campus, 21st century health centres, tailored primary care to reduce admissions. Plus win a short break for four.
1 Aug 2016
SN - August 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features a centre spread on how we are listening and learning from patient feedback. We are also giving you the chance to win an iPad mini 4!
7 Aug 2017
SN - August 2017
This issue feature a robot called da Vinci which is bring a pioneering treatment to the QEUH; Cross-system care is the way forward; plus we are giving you the change to win an Amazon Echo.
6 Aug 2018
SN - August 2018
This issue includes: Tea rounds matter - we're busting the dehydration myth; health and safety incident reporting; Speak Up! Help us to tackle medicines waste; plus we have another fantastic competition.
28 Nov 2008
SN - December 2008
Follow our top tips to beat the credit crunch... Find out who the Scottish Health Award winner are... Win £1000 in the latest staff competition.
3 Dec 2012
SN - December 2012
The December issue of Staff Newsletter features this year's Chairman's Awards winners. Plus we have a luxury weekend break to win.
29 Nov 2013
SN - December 2013
This edition of Staff Newsletter features recent internal and external award winners, puts the spotlight on the new state-of-the-art mortuary and gives you the chance to win a fantastic KitchenAid Artisan Mixer.
1 Dec 2014
SN - December 2014
Includes a special four-page pull-out featuring our Celebrating Success staff event. Plus we have £300 of Thomas Cook vouchers for you to win.
30 Nov 2015
SN - December 2015
This issue features highlights from the Celebrating Staff event including the FTFT Overall Award winners and Chairman's Awards winners.
5 Dec 2016
SN - December 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features some the images from the NHS Scotland Photo Library; when the HSE inspectors are calling and gives you the chance to win £200 of Argos vouchers.
4 Dec 2017
SN - December 2017
This issue includes: NASA expert shares his safety knowledge; 25 years of the Spinal Injuries Unit; plus we're giving away £25 holiday vouchers.
SN - February 2009
Read about the new programmes which will help deliver the best care for our patients... Find out how to apply for the bursary scheme... Get a first look at the new national uniform.
5 Feb 2010
SN - February 2010
The February issue of SN encourages people to join the Organ Donor Register.
4 Feb 2011
SN - February 2011
This issue of SN reports of staff nurse Robert Waddell's time in Afghanistan and meets our new AHP consultant for dementia.
7 Feb 2012
SN - February 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter sees the launch of the 'Standing together against homophobia' campaign. We also highlight 'Patient Opinion' which is being piloted at the New Victoria Hospital.
1 Feb 2013
SN - February 2013
The February issue of Staff Newsletter features the new HI&T director Robin Wright and his ambitions for the directorate, updates staff on important pension information and gives you the chance to wina 16gb Kindle Fire HD!
3 Feb 2014
SN - February 2014
This issue of staff newsletter laucnhes our Active Staff campaign to support staff to get more physically active. We also offer a fantastic prize of a year's gym member for your nearest local authority gym.
2 Feb 2015
SN - February 2015
Official key handover of the new South Glasgow Hospitals, details staff survey results and brings you the chance to win £500 of vouchers for Cameron House.
1 Feb 2016
SN - February 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features a wide spectrum of information on our smokefree services. We also have a fantastic Samsung Galaxy S6, 32GB sim-free smartphone to give away!
6 Feb 2017
SN - February 2017
This issue of Staff Newsletter continues with our staff health campaign with a feature on stress; we are also giving you the fantastic opportunity to win £250 of Thomas Cook vouchers.
5 Feb 2018
SN - February 2018
This issue includes: celebrating a decade of SPSP; Chairman's Awards mark the NHS 70th anniversary; and we're giving away an iPad mini 4!
7 Jan 2009
SN - January 2009
Follow our five simple steps to a Healthy New Year! Win a six-month Glasgow Club membership.
8 Jan 2013
SN - January 2013
This edition of Staff Newsletter is a special edition dedicated to motivating you to live a healthier lifestyle.
6 Jan 2014
SN - January 2014
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on our energy team, what they are doing and what you can do to make energy savings. Plus we give you the chance to kick start your summer holiday with £250 of Thomas Cook vouchers.
5 Jan 2015
SN - January 2015
Highlighting the programme of activities staff have been involved with as part of our Active Staff campaign and brings you the chance to win a 64GB iPod touch.
5 Jan 2016
SN - January 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features a fantastic staff benefit gym offer which could help you get 2016 off and running! We also have a £250 Love2Shop vouchers competition.
10 Jan 2017
SN - January 2017
This issue of Staff Newsletter launches our new campaign to help tackle stress and obesity. We are also giving you a fantastic opportunity to win a Fitbit Charge 2 special edition.
8 Jan 2018
SN - January 2018
This issue includes a feature on the first new Queen's nurses in five decades; Moving Forward Together; and what Activestaff can offer you. Plus, you can win a Fitbit Ionic smartwatch.
SN - July 2011
This special issue of Staff Newsletter includes messages from Chief Executive Robert Calderwood and Cabinet Secretary Nicola Sturgeon about the challenges that lie ahead.
5 Jul 2012
SN - July 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes information on the new social media policy and guidance. We also tell you about the stark statistics in relation to assualt and prosecutions against out staff.
4 Jul 2013
SN - July 2013
This special edition of staff newsletter celebrates the 65th birthday of the NHS and includes some of NHSGGC's major achievements over the past five years. We also give away £250 Greaves Sports vouchers courtesy of the staff lottery Appeals Society.
1 Jul 2014
SN - July 2014
July's edition features our "activestaff" taking on a variety of challenges; highlights new support for people living with dementia; quit and win winners and congratulates staff on picking up two awards at the NHS Scotland Event.
9 Jul 2015
SN - July 2015
Capturing highlights of the official opening of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow; the Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow; and the Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre.
1 Jul 2016
SN - July 2016
This edition of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on equipment donated to a children's hospital in Malawi; time to party at the RHC. Plus we are giving you the chance to win £250 of Love2Shop vouchers.
3 Jul 2017
SN - July 2017
This issue brings you life saving nurses, £38m investment in healthcare, tackling rising agency costs, BSL online, stress at work and sports roundup.
2 Jul 2018
SN - July 2018
This issue includes: celebrating our 70th in style; Speak Up! against medicines waste; +ve Learning; needlestick injury training has been made a priority for the summer months; plus we have another fantastic competition!
4 Jun 2009
SN - June 2009
The New Victoria Hospital opens...find out what the easy way to cut costs is...Gina McKie mixes up some tasty mocktails!
28 May 2010
SN - June 2010
This issue of SN launches the Sustainability drive and meets the managers of tomorrow.
6 Jun 2011
SN - June 2011
This issue of SN see's staff at the GRI feature in a BBC children's programme, gives staff a fantastic discount to the Great Scottish Run - plus we have three pairs of tickets to the Davis Cup to be won.
1 Jun 2012
SN - June 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on the Orthotic department at Yorkhill; reinforces our quality commitment to deliver high-quality care and gives you the opportunity to win a family ticket to too the fantastic Mickey’s Magic Show at Braehead Arena.
4 Jun 2013
SN - June 2013
The June edition of Staff Newsletter congratulates Michael McCall on being awarded Hospital Caterer of the Year, sees our zero tolerance to smoking campaign kick off and gives you the chance to win holiday vouchers.
2 Jun 2014
SN - June 2014
June's edition includes: OTM staff updates from key directors; launch of direct line for antenatal appointments; alcohol brief interventions target exceeded and Ecosmart RAH saves £270k a year.
1 Jun 2015
SN - June 2015
We explore the stellar facilities at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children; get your entry in to this year's Chairman's Wards now; win a Kindle HDX 8.9.
6 Jun 2016
SN - June 2016
This edition of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on the staff of ward 11D at the QEUH following their calm and professional response to a fire on the ward. We highlight the celebrations which took place for IND and we have a fantastic competition to win a Nikon Coolpix camera.
5 Jun 2017
SN - June 2017
This issue of SN features what support is available to staff who are also carers; the cyber attack and a word of thanks from William Edwards; and we are giving away £250 of Thomas Cook vouchers.
4 Jun 2018
SN - June 2018
This issue includes: a picture collage of staff celebrating international days; a world first for the Beatson; and it takes less than 10 minutes to make a difference. Plus we're giving away an Apple Watch.
2 Mar 2009
SN - March 2009
Shone Robison visits Scotland's first Aroma Cafe at GRI... Build a next egg for your retirement... put forward your good ideas.
5 Mar 2013
SN - March 2013
The March edition of Staff Newsletter features staff members who took up some of our fitness challenges featured in January's edition.
3 Mar 2014
SN - March 2014
This edition of Staff Newsletter brings you a sneak preview of our latest campaign. We feature staff who are taking up an activestaff challenge. Plus, we have two competitions running this month.
2 Mar 2015
SN - March 2015
Unveils the new smokefree NHS grounds campaign, brings you the latest OTM updates and details the the new state-of-the-art assisted conception service.
3 Mar 2016
SN - March 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on a new academic course our senior ophthalmic nurses helped develop. Plus win an iPad Mini 4!
6 Mar 2017
SN - March 2017
SN this month talks about the reshaping of our acute services in line with the aims of NHS Scotland’s Health and Social Care Delivery Plan and the National Clinical Strategy.
5 Mar 2018
SN - March 2018
This issue includes: Global Citizenship - making a world of a difference; Staff +ve about HIV awareness; Bid for endowment funding to mark 70th anniversary in your local teams; plus you could win £200 of Argos vouchers.
8 May 2009
SN - May 2009
New Stobhill Hospital opens its doors...Our staff help to give forgotten heroes a fitting memorial...And we give you another chance to win £1000!
24 May 2012
SN - May 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter features Vikki Garrick, IDB Scottish Nurse of the Year. We also take a look around the new Labs on the Southern General site and have a fantastic giveaway for the Kings Theatre.
30 Apr 2013
SN - May 2013
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes photogrpahs showing the progress on the New South Glasgow Hospitals and introduces the 'Ready to Learn' 30 Month Assessment and Family Nurse Partnership programmes.
1 May 2014
SN - May 2014
May's Staff Newsletter includes the first of key monthly staff updates on the migration to the New South Glasgow Hospitals and highlight a new staff consultation on Learning Disabilities services.
5 May 2015
SN - May 2015
Celebrating International Nurses Day, latest On The Move update, tackling inequalities, see fantastic commemorative magazines, win £250 Love2Shop vouchers.
3 May 2016
SN - May 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter features the dedication and commitment of nursing teams across NHSGGC in celebration of International Nurses Day. We also have a fantastic competition!
2 May 2017
SN - May 2017
This edition highlights national day of the midwife, our fantastic catering staff, chairman's awards are now open for nominations and top tips for managers on supporting colleagues mental health and wellbeing at work.
8 May 2018
SN - May 2018
This issue includes: 'Incredible Every Day' - RHC theatre star star in their own movie; enter this year's Chairman's Awards to win a one off unique award; Food is a form of medicine. Plus we're giving away Thomas Cook vouchers.
30 Oct 2008
SN - November 2008
Read about the Staff Lottery mega-draw winner... Find out who's in line for a Scottish Health Awards... and read the latest on the New Hospitals.
11 Nov 2009
SN - November 2009
This issue of Staff Newsletter unveils the design for the New South Glasgow Hospital.
7 Nov 2011
SN - November 2011
This issue of SN introduces Facing The Future Together, a programme that aims to drive service improvements.
5 Nov 2012
SN - November 2012
The November issue of Staff Newsletter celebrates the one year anniversary of our Facing The Future Together programme. We also update on the Clinical Services Review.
4 Nov 2013
SN - November 2013
This issue of Staff Newsletter encourages staff to get the flu jab. We feature the latest FTFT Overall winners and other award successes. Plus we have two competitions this month.
3 Nov 2014
SN - November 2014
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on 200 years of psychiatric care, gives a further On The Move update, plus we have £250 of Love2Shop vouchers to give away.
2 Nov 2015
SN - November 2015
This issue of Staff Newsletter features the '#Hello, my name is...' initiative which aims to remind staff to introduce themselves to patients. Plus win a PS4!
8 Nov 2016
SN - November 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes details of our 2016 Chairman's Awards winners, highlights your new digital Health News and gives you the chance to win an Xbox One S console bundle.
6 Nov 2017
SN - November 2017
This issue includes: Healthier food options on the menu; Stress seminars make welcome return; new protocol to help with a positive transition; plus we're giving you the chance to win an iPad!
8 Oct 2008
SN - October 2008
Fill in your Staff Survey and share your thoughts on what it's like to work for NHSGGC... Read about the national initiative to investigate fraud across all public bodies... Look out for your chance to win £1000.
2 Oct 2009
SN - October 2009
Find out what staff have been doing for Healthy Working Lives...Plus win another £1000.
4 Oct 2010
SN - October 2010
The October issue of SN tells you of what's going on in Glasgow and Clyde for the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival.
3 Oct 2011
SN - October 2011
The October issue of Staff Newsletter discusses whether there is a need for mandatory flu vaccination and introduces the new director of finance and head of civil contingencies.
5 Oct 2012
SN - October 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes information on our new Respect My Dying Wish campaign, highlights our new policy on Forced Marriage and encourages staff to get their flu jag.
4 Oct 2013
SN - October 2013
The October edition of Staff Newsletter includes a look at the latest striking images added to the NHSScotland photo library and features the latest £10,000 staff lottery mega draw winner.
1 Oct 2014
SN - October 2014
Launching our Release Potential campaign; the latest On The Move updates; announces the Chairman's Awards shortlist. Plus we have TWO competitions running this month.
5 Oct 2015
SN - October 2015
This issue of SN features a new initiative the 'wee c' campaign which aims to change the way cancer is viewed in Scotland. Plus you could enter two fantastic competitions!
3 Oct 2016
SN - October 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes the launch of our hate crime campaign; Be a flu fighter - get your flu jab; E-learning is for everyone and we're giving you the chance to win £250 Love2Shop vouchers.
2 Oct 2017
SN - October 2017
This issue includes our Modern Apprentices success; free flu jab for staff starts now; and Dealing with financial stress? We're here to help. Plus, your chance to win a Nintendo Switch.
1 Oct 2018
SN - October 2018
This issue includes: help us beat flu this winter; new group to maximise success potential for innovation pioneers; and every little helps for small Change Matters. Plus you can win Argos vouchers.
3 Sep 2008
SN - September 2008
Win £1000 in this month's Staff Newsletter... Join us in the ongoing battle to Beat The Bugs... Find out who the Ideas in Action winners are!
3 Sep 2009
SN - September 2009
Find out what's happening at this year's Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Plus another chance to win £1000!
5 Sep 2012
SN - September 2012
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes information on this year's flu vaccination campaign and highlights the issues surrounding trafficking.
2 Sep 2013
SN - September 2013
The September edition features the Code of Conduct for staff, unveils the new look Live Life t-shirts sponsored by the Staff Lottery and highlights the staff flu clinics starting in October.
1 Sep 2014
SN - September 2014
Features quirky new signposting art; encourages staff to get the flu jab; details the roll out of the Family Nurse Partnership and brings the latest OTM staff updates. This month we have THREE competitions for staff to enter!
9 Sep 2015
SN - September 2015
We launch our HIV Anti Stigma and Discrimination campaign. Plus this month we’re giving you the opportunity to enter two fantastic competitions.
5 Sep 2016
SN - September 2016
This issue of Staff Newsletter includes a feature on our new employee director, launches a Data Amnesty month and gives you the chance to win a fantastic KitchenAid mixer!
4 Sep 2017
SN - September 2017
This issue brings you our staff health strategy; clinical trials; RHC nurse shortlisted for national prize and the chance to win an Apple Watch
3 Sep 2018
SN - September 2018
This issue includes: this winter tell flu to buzz off; call for peer immunisers; Speak Up! if you're offered paracetamol on prescription; plus we're giving you the chance to win £250 Thomas Cook vouchers.
1 Dec 2010
SN December 2010 features how we will work to get 'Better Together', advice on the new Accessible Information policy and showcases our winners from the Scottish Health Awards.
Staff News Issue 013 - May/June 2005
Exclusive look at future of new hospitals ... There’s no smoke without fire ... New equipment
decontamination centre leads Europe ... Amazing response to Special Olympics plea ... From east to west ...
1 Jul 2005
Staff News Issue 014 - July/August 2005
Trailing the future - new hospitals
information campaign ... Time to net improved
communications ... Dissolution of NHS Argyll &
Clyde - how does it affect NHSGG staff? ... Process begins to find site for new Glasgow Children’s Hospital ... Budget update ... Spotlight on volunteers ...
Staff News Issue 018 - March / April 2006
Smokefree hospitals from 26/03/06 ... Spring launch for parking charges ... New child protection unit ... Meet our poet Sylvia ... Dealing with aggression ... Teen pregnancy midwife ... New Director ... Audiology ... NHS jobs ...
Staff News Issue 020 - July / August 2006
Scotland’s biggest new build challenge! ... New recruitment campaign ... Start dreaming now! ... Car parking update ... Staff survey results ... RAH staff on alert ...
1 Sep 2006
Staff News Issue 021 - September / October 2006
Landmark contract signed for new Stobhill and Vicky ... First annual review as Greater
Glasgow and Clyde ... New Vicky Police room ... Far Flung Staff ... Keeping Fit Stobhill Style ... Progress on hospitals ... Car leasing ... Courses ...
1 Nov 2006
Staff News Issue 022 - November / December 2006
State-of-the-art labs set for Glasgow ... New ward opens at Princess Royal ... Violence prevention ... Staff awards ... Support for HCSWs ... New bus service ... Smoking ... Mental health ...
Staff Newsletter Issue 025 - May / June 2007
Who's that at the Beatson...Transport and Childcare benefits...Clyde Review...End of life care skills...Mental Health Secure Care...Employee counselling...making a difference in Africa...
Staff Newsletter Issue 30 - April/May 2008
Walk down the red carpet with a friend and attend the closing night film of the Edinburgh International Film Festival... Join in the plans to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NHS this year... Find out about Ideas in Action, the new awards for staff.
4 Jun 2008
Staff Newsletter Issue 31 - June/July 2008
Celebrate National Bike Week (16-22 June) and win a brand new Giant Rock bike... Find out who went to Florida with Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL)... Join in the countdown to the 60th anniversary and get your ticket now!