Bellshill Maternity Hospital
|Bellshill Maternity Hospital|
|Location||Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Other links||List of hospitals in Scotland|
The hospital was built as a poor law hospital in the 1870s. It became an infectious diseases hospital in 1892 and a maternity hospital in 1917. An early obstetric flying squad was established at the hospital in the 1930s. It joined the National Health Service in 1948. A modern facility, designed by Gillespie, Kidd & Coia was opened by the Queen in July 1962. After maternity services transferred to Wishaw General Hospital in 2001, the buildings were demolished in 2003 and the site was subsequently redeveloped for residential use.
Famous people born in the hospital include:
- "Records of Bellshill Maternity Hospital, Lanarkshire, Scotland". University of Glasgow. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
- Gibson, E.D.; Ritchie, J.W.K.; Armstrong, M.J. "The changing role of the obstetric flying squad". Queen's University of Belfast. PMID 7445264. S2CID 21572671. Cite journal requires
- "Bellshill Hospital". National Archives. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
- "Bellshill Maternity Hospital". Historic Hospitals. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
- "Reunion for former maternity staff is bigger than before". Motherwell Times. 27 January 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
- "Obituary: Robin Cook". BBC News. 6 August 2005. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
- "How Alex Neil's career has readied him for his biggest challenge yet". Norwich City Football Club. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
- "Maternity staff reunion just the start". Motherwell Times. 28 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2 August 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.