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... more social determinants of health which cause health inequalities”
Who we are, what we do
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 partnership organisations including Local Authorities and the voluntary sector. NHSGGC serves a population of 1.2 million and employs around 38,000 staff – it is the largest NHS organisation in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.
Facts and Figures
Serves a population of 1.2 million
Employs around 38,000 staff
More than 300 GP Surgeries (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.
Annual budget of £3.2billion.
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
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