NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest local healthcare system in Scotland… and one of the largest in the United Kingdom as a whole.
In April 2006, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde was established by redrawing the boundaries of NHS Greater Glasgow and incorporating a large area of the now dissolved NHS Argyll and Clyde.
This links together Scotland’s major urban areas and key facilities and services in a single healthcare system, so presenting further opportunities to take forward the modernisation process begun in Glasgow.
Over the coming years, new plans will be drawn up to create first-class services for the region and the nation as a whole.
Employing over forty-four thousand staff and serving a population of one point two million, we offer a world-class range of opportunities for job satisfaction and career development – all within a working environment undergoing modernisation through the largest-ever investment programme in the history of Scottish healthcare.
Our hospitals and staff have a world-renowned reputation, backed up by a long tradition of excellence – antiseptic surgery and ultrasound, as well as many other innovations, were pioneered in our hospitals.
And we count on excellent undergraduate and postgraduate teaching facilities - supported by the world-famous University of Glasgow Medical School and Glasgow Caledonian University with links to research facilities like the Beatson Institute.
We spend over one and half billion pounds a year caring for our population - a significant proportion of who present serious medical and public health challenges.