NHS Golden Jubilee National Hospital has welcomed its newest non-executive board member.

The two-year appointment of Callum Blackburn as whistleblowing champion was announced by health secretary Jeane Freeman and will run until October 2022.

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Mr Blackburn has more than 20 years experience working in public bodies and has extensive policy development expertise in both local authorities and the Scottish Government, most recently as the head of policy, research and evaluation at Zero Waste Scotland.

He said: “I am delighted to be joining NHS Golden Jubilee as whistleblowing champion.
“This is a challenging, rewarding and worthwhile role and I hope to be able to use my experience and drive to make a difference to patients and staff in this new appointment as a non-executive member of the board.”