CEO Blog

Chief Executive Kevin McGee issues a weekly blog to discuss his thoughts on what has been happening within the Trust and also how national or international events affect patients and staff here at BTH.

Time to Talk Day
By Kevin McGee / January 24, 2020

Time to Talk Day

THE health and wellbeing of our colleagues is something we have discussed on numerous occasions over the past few months. We have talked previously about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise but it is also a fact that mental...

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Thank you for your welcome
By Dr Jim Gardner / January 17, 2020

Thank you for your welcome

I am delighted to be able to write these notes to introduce myself as the Trust’s new Medical Director. I am genuinely proud and honoured to have been appointed to the role. I have been in post a couple of...

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Quality of care and staff wellbeing
By Kevin McGee / January 10, 2020

Quality of care and staff wellbeing

THIS week we held our first full Board meeting of the new year. It was a busy agenda but the first point that everyone discussed was the need to say a massive thank you to all staff who have been...

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Best wishes to you all for 2020
By Kevin McGee / January 3, 2020

Best wishes to you all for 2020

WELCOME to my first notes for 2020. I’d like to start by wishing everyone a very Happy New Year and hope you all have a lot to look forward to in the 12 months. I also want to share my...

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Christmas wishes to all
By Kevin McGee / December 20, 2019

Christmas wishes to all

AS we move towards the end of 2019, I wanted to personally thank each and every member of the Trust for your hard work, dedication and professionalism during what has been a challenging and busy year. The Trust is a...

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Quality Improvement Plan
By Kevin McGee / December 13, 2019

Quality Improvement Plan

IT has been a very busy week for everyone at the Trust and I would once again like to thank you all on behalf of the Board of Directors for all your outstanding efforts once again to provide the best...

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Tree of Lights Ceremony Success
By Kevin McGee / December 6, 2019

Tree of Lights Ceremony Success

I HAD the privilege of attending the Trust’s Tree of Lights event at Blackpool Victoria Hospital on Monday night. It was the first time I had been to the event and it was absolutely outstanding. The service was a comforting...

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High praise for our “astonishing’’ staff
By Kevin McGee / November 29, 2019

High praise for our “astonishing’’ staff

THE Trust has had several high profile visitors this week. Saffron Cordery, Deputy Chief Executive of NHS Providers, came to Blackpool Victoria Hospital on Thursday to meet staff and board members. NHS Providers is the membership organisation for all  NHS...

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