NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
TypeNHS board
Established2006 (2006)
Headquarters1055 Great Western Road
G12 0XH[1]
Region served
HospitalsList of hospitals

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is an NHS board in West Central Scotland, created from the amalgamation of NHS Greater Glasgow and part of NHS Argyll and Clyde on 1 April 2006.[2]

It is the largest health board in both Scotland, and the UK, which consists of the Council Areas of the City of Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire.

Health services[edit]

The board is responsible for:[3]

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.[4]


The board is pioneering the mental health arm of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.[5]

Since February 2014, 36 staff have left the board with settlement deals including confidentiality clauses worth a total of £754,382.[6]

The board operates two large cook freeze production units, where food is prepared, cooked and frozen. They provide 7,652 meals a day - a demand which increased during the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland. They use Medstor equipment for distribution.[7]


  1. ^ "Contact the Board". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Massive health board begins work". BBC News. 1 April 2006.
  3. ^ "About Us: Who are we what do we do". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Glasgow City Community Health Partnership". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Glasgow develops world's only patient safety programme specifically for mental health". Herald Scotland. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  6. ^ "More than 40 staff gagged on leaving Scottish NHS". Herald Scotland. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Medstor and Mailbox team up to support NHSGGC food preparation service during COVID-19". Building Better Healthcare. 30 November 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2021.

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