NHS Tayside

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NHS Tayside
Bòrd SSN Taobh Tatha
Created 2006 (2006)
Headquarters Dundee
Region served
Population 388,780
Type NHS board
Hospitals List
Website www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk

NHS Tayside (Scottish Gaelic: Bòrd SSN Taobh Tatha) is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in the Angus, City of Dundee and Perth and Kinross areas. NHS Tayside is headquartered at King's Cross Hospital, a former fever hospital located in Clepington Road, Dundee.[1][2] It currently has one of the largest hospitals in the world and also one of the largest teaching hospitals in the world (Ninewell Hospital, Dundee).

It has 3 Community Health Partnerships (CHPs): Angus, Dundee and Perth.[3]


NHS Tayside was originally formed as Tayside Health Board in April 1974.[4]


The archives of NHS Tayside and its predecessors are held by Archive Services, University of Dundee. The archives include many records relating to many of the former and current hospitals located in the Tayside area.[5][6]



City of Dundee[edit]

Perth and Kinross[edit]

Within Perth[edit]

Outwith Perth[edit]


  1. ^ "King's Cross Hospital". Unlocking the Medicine Chest. ARMMS, University of Dundee. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archive Services Online Catalogue THB 22 King's Cross Hospital". University of Dundee. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Community Health Partnerships". NHS Tayside. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "About Us". NHS Tayside. HHS Tayside. Retrieved 7 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "University of Dundee Archives Services Online Catalogue". University of Dundee. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "University of Dundee Archives Services the Collections". University of Dundee. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 

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