Date lodged: 2 November 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many additional beds are needed for winter 2018-19 in the Clyde area of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, broken down by hospital.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 15 November 2018
Information provided by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde advises that an additional 26 beds have been identified at the Royal Alexandria Hospital for this winter. The Board also plans to extend the availability of 18 existing beds at the RAH to create additional overnight and weekend capacity. An additional 20 beds have been identified at Inverclyde Royal Hospital and an additional 12 beds at Vale of Leven Hospital.