NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s purpose is to:

“Deliver effective and high-quality health services, to act to improve the health of our population and to do everything we can to address the wider social determinants of health which cause health inequalities.”

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) is one of 14 regional NHS Boards in Scotland.

The Board provides strategic leadership and performance management for the entire local NHS system in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area and ensures that services are delivered effectively and efficiently.  Responsible for the provision and management of the whole range of health services in this area including hospitals and General Practice, NHSGGC works alongside partner organisations including Local Authorities and the voluntary sector.  NHSGGC serves a population of 1.14 million and employs around 39,000 staff – it is the largest NHS organisation in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.

NHSGGC Facts and Figures

  • Serves a population of 1.14million
  • Employs around 39,000 staff
  • Contract with around 242 GP Surgeries (790 General Practitioners)
  • 35 Hospitals of different types
  • Dental Services in more than 270 locations
  • Almost 180 Optician practices
  • Over 50 Health Centres and Clinics
  • More than 300 Pharmacies
  • An annual budget of £3.1billion

Area Covered: from Gourock to Easterhouse, Lennoxtown to Eaglesham, Alexandria to Bishopbriggs, NHSGGC serves the people of:

  • East Dunbartonshire
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Glasgow City
  • Inverclyde
  • Renfrewshire
  • West Dunbartonshire

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NCIMI

NHSGGC is an active partner with NCIMI (National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging) with Prof Kevin Blyth, the local PI.  

Key work streams include a project focused on validation of an automated tumour segmentation tool for mesothelioma, as part of the CRUK International Accelerator Network, PREDICT-Meso.

To learn more about them please visit their website.