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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.[1]

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Created2006 (2006)
Region served
TypeNHS board
HospitalsList of hospitals
Number of employees38,000

It is the largest health board, led by director Jonathan Best, 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. It also provides some services to the East Kilbride area in South Lanarkshire.

Health servicesEdit

The board is responsible for:[2]

Community Health PartnershipsEdit

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]


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]


  1. ^ "Massive health board begins work". BBC News. 1 April 2006.
  2. ^ "About Us: Who are we what do we do". NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  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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