NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Created 2006 (2006)
Headquarters Glasgow
Region served
Population 1,196,335
Type NHS board
Hospitals List of hospitals
Website www.nhsggc.org.uk/content


NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is a NHS board in West Central Scotland, created from the amalgamation of NHS Greater Glasgow and part of NHS Argyll and Clyde on April 1, 2006.

It is the largest health board in the United Kingdom, serving 1.2 million people and employing 38,000 staff.[1]

It consists of the unitary council areas of the City of Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire and together with the towns of Chryston, Moodiesburn, Muirhead and Stepps in North Lanarkshire and Cambuslang and Rutherglen in South Lanarkshire. It also provides some services to the East Kilbride area in South Lanarkshire.

Health services[edit]

The board is responsible for:[2]

Community Health Partnerships[edit]

Glasgow City Community Health Partnership was formed in April 2010, bringing together the five Community Health and Social Care Partnerships that had covered East Glasgow, North Glasgow, South East Glasgow, South West Glasgow and West Glasgow.[3]

Hospitals[edit]

The board is pioneering the mental health arm of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.[4]

Since February 2014 36 staff have left the board with settlement deals including confidentiality clauses worth a total of £754,382.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Media centre: Fast facts: General facts & figures". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "About Us: Who are we what do we do". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Glasgow City Community Health Partnership". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Glasgow develops world's only patient safety programme specifically for mental health". Herald Scotland. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "More than 40 staff gagged on leaving Scottish NHS". Herald Scotland. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 

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