Western Infirmary

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Glasgow, United Kingdom

Hospital description

This hospital offers PJ and Famulatur placements.

The Western Infirmary, which is on Dumbarton Road in Glasgow’s West End, houses most of the acute emergency and receiving functions serving the west of the city. These include accident and emergency, intensive care, orthopaedic trauma, emergency surgery, acute medicine and acute stroke.

In addition to this acute responsibility, the hospital provides elective gastrointestinal, breast and cardiothoracic surgery. Medical specialties include cardiology (coronary care, invasive and non-invasive cardiac investigation, and angioplasty), general medicine, and renal medicine (including renal transplantation). There is also a Maggie’s centre at the hospital to help cancer patients, as well as the Glasgow Clinical Research Facility.

It is a teaching hospital for the University of Glasgow and is part of the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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