NHS Ayrshire and Arran

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Ayrshire and Arran
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Established 2004
Headquarters Ayr
Area served East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire
Staff 8,500
Website www.nhsaaa.net

NHS Ayrshire and Arran (Gaelic: Bòrd SSN Siorrachd Inbhir Àir agus Eilean Arainn) is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It was formed on 1 April 2004.

It has a responsibility to provide health and social care to almost 400,000 people with an operating budget of around £700 million (for 2013-2014).[1]


The health board has almost 6,000 staff working in their hospitals, and almost 2,500 staff working in the community.[2]

It is also responsible for the care provided by:[1]



  1. ^ a b "Introducing NHS Ayrshire & Arran". NHS Ayrshire and Arran. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Key facts about NHS Ayrshire & Arran". NHS Ayrshire and Arran. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 

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