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Core Brief

Core Brief is our regular employee update and provides important updates across a variety of topics, ranging from operational and site specific information, through to messages for our staff from our Chief Executive.

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Core Brief – 27 June 2022 (Daily update 2.15pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: iMatter 2022 – every voice matters; Connect and Flourish – A Socially Connected Glasgow Strategy is launched; Amanda Law shares her story for Pride month; and Blended Working Guide DSE online module – updated link.

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Core Brief – 24 June 2022 (Chief Executive, 2.20pm)

In this issue Jane talks about: Our Flow Navigation Centres have seen more than 25,000 patients, COVID is still on this rise, Armed Forces Week, iMatter, NHS Scotland Event, QISS Awards, feedback from RHC & welcome to Mary Ross-Davie as the new Director of Midwifery.

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Core Brief – 23 June 2022 (Daily update 12.20pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: HR Self-Service Portal; Blended Working Guide: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) online module; 999 BSL: The new life-saving emergency app for British Sign Language (BSL) users; Myeloma Awareness Week; and Katie Sharp shares her story for Pride month.

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Core Brief – 22 June 2022 (Daily update, 1.00pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Reserves Day 2022; The Workplace Adjustment Passport; Brockburn Road closure; and Multidisciplinary Simulation Sessions – Medical Emergencies in Psychiatry.

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Core Brief – 21 June 2022 (Daily update 2.00pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Better Workplace – ple-eESS update your eESS; Love Your Lungs Week – 21-26 June; 2022 Pride Celebrations; and BME Staff Network Meeting.

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Core Brief – 17 June 2022 (Chief Executive, 9am)

In this issue Jane talks about: Proposed five percent pay rise, rise in COVID cases, National Healthcare and Estates Day, Ash Regan MSP visited GRI & feedback about our District Nursing team in Renfrewshire.

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Core Brief – 16 June 2022 (Daily update 4.45pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: HR Self-Service Portal; Transport update – National Rail Strike and Mens 10K road race; Maximising iMatter 2022…; COVID-19 antiviral study; Recruitment App launch at Royal College of Psychiatrists’ International Congress; and Pride celebrations at QEUH.

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Core Brief – 15 June 2022 (Daily update 5.20pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: The National Guidance For Child Protection In Scotland 2021 – Learning & Education Training Sessions 2022; National Estates & Facilities Day – Wednesday 15 June 2022; #Red4Research day; Pension Credit – Day of Action; What Matters to You? Day – Thank You; and To infinity and beyond! MediCinema now fully open at the RHC.

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Core Brief – 14 June 2022 (Daily update 3.50pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Better Workplace – ple-eESS update your eESS; Adult Support & Protection Level 3 – Learning & Education Training Sessions 2022; Clean Air Day Webinar – 16 June 2022 – 12noon – 1.30pm; and Wishart Street closure – 16 June.

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Core Brief – 13 June 2022 (Message from Jane Grant, Chief Executive, 6.00pm)

In this message Jane talks about the annoucement from the Scottish Government that from today (13 June), NHSGGC will be de-escalated from Stage 4 to Stage 2 of the NHS Scotland Performance Escalation Framework for issues relating to the QEUH and RHC.

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Core Brief – 13 June 2022 (Daily update 12.25pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: iMatter 2022 – every voice matters; Infant Mental Health Awareness Week; Virtual Training sessions for Freestyle Glucose/Ketone meters for Cascade trainers; and Clean Air Day – bus offers and info.

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Core Brief – 10 June 2022 (Chief Executive, 4.10pm)

In this issue Jane talks about: What Matters To You Day, increase in COVID patients, Carer’s Week,  unannounced inspection at QEUH, June is Pride month, feedback from a patient about Ophthalmology team at the IRH and hospital radio at the RAH.

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Core Brief – 09 June 2022 (Daily update, 4.35pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Message from NHSGGC Chairman, Professor John Brown CBE; What Matters to You? Day – Ask, listen, and do what matters; Health and Safety Audits; Carers Week – Supporting Carers Everyday; Transport update – Saturday 11 June; Picturing our Workforce: One NHS Family; and Movement and breath sessions for NHS & Social Care staff.

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Core Brief – 08 June 2022 (Daily update, 4.05pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: What Matters to You? Day – Opportunity to ask, listen, and do what matters; Better Workplace – ple-eESS update your eESS; Celebrating how we Involve and Engage Patients and Carers; NHS pandemic team get their names in the stars; Help for people who are facing fuel poverty; and Active Staff – Guided health and Wellbeing Walk, Aberfoyle.

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Core Brief – 7 June 2022 (Daily update, 2.15pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: What Matters to You? Day – Spotlight on what matters to people, BME Staff Network meeting,  Carers Week – Carers in the Workforce, Information Governance – Staff Engagement sessions & Staff Health Strategy – Money support.                      

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Core Brief – 6 June 2022 (Daily update, 12.55pm)

Topics in this Core Brief:  HR Self-Service Portal, KSF PDP&R Managers/Reviewers – Action Planning, Reporting salaries correctly, iMatter 2022 – Every Voice Matters, What Matters to You? Day – Save the Date – 9 June 2022 & Carers Week 6 – 12 June 2022                                 

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Core Brief – 2 June 2022 (Chief Executive, 12.30pm)

In this issue Jane talks about: The continuing drop in COVID cases, Volunteers Week, member of staff awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honours, Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Public Health, Women’s Health and Sport visits Optometric Teach and Treat Centre at New Stobhill Hospital, iMatter 2022 roll out, feedback from patient treated at the RAH & thanks go to our Estates and Facilities teams who have arranged for all of our hospital patients to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

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Core Brief – 01 June 2022 (Daily update 5.15pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Pride Month 2022; Maximising iMatter 2022…; Dementia and Pain Management during hospital admission, by Amy Thomson, Pharmacist; Volunteers Week 2022; Bike Week 2022; and Active Staff – Zumba.

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Core Brief – 31 May 2022 (Daily update 4.30pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Chief Nursing Officer visits RHC and RAH; Care Home Collaborative – Virtual Launch Events; World No Tobacco Day; Dementia Awareness Week by Sandra Shields, Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Nurse Consultant; and Carers Week Events 2022.

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Core Brief – 30 May 2022 (Daily update 12.35pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Hospital & Community Referral Arrangements June Public Holidays; iMatter 2022 – every voice matters; Dementia Awareness Week by Christine Steel, AHP Dementia Consultant; NHSGGC teams sanitising sustainably; and GRI museum opening.

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Core Brief – 27 May 2022 (Chief Executive, 1.40pm)

In this edition Jane talks about: COVID numbers continue to reduce, scaling up planned, elective surgery, visiting restrictions removed, changes to social distancing on our sites, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, Humza Yousaf MSP unveils new MRI suite and £3.6 million MRI scanner at the Beatson, ‘March for Men 2022’ a series of fundraising events & feedback from a young patient who was treated at the RHC.

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Core Brief – 26 May 2022 (Daily update 1.10pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: KSF PDP&R Managers – How to update your staff list on TURAS Appraisal; COVID-19 antiviral study; and Bootcamp at IRH.

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Core Brief – 25 May 2022 (Daily update 1.45pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: HR Self-Service Portal; Clyde Tunnel works; and Young Lives vs Cancer Come and Sing Messiah.

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Core Brief – 24 May 2022 (Daily update 4.00pm)

Topics in this Core Brief: Early Weekly Pay Date – Queens Platinum Jubilee; GGC Medicines; and Saturday Morning Yoga starting 4 June.