Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Glasgow, United Kingdom

Hospital description

The Glasgow Royal Infirmary (GRI) is a large teaching hospital. Operated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, it provides a wide range of district general hospital, regional, supra-regional and national acute clinical services. It has a capacity of around 1,000 beds and the hospital campus covers an area of around 20 acres; it is situated on the north-eastern edge of the city centre of Glasgow.

Since 2001, two major capital developments have been opened at Glasgow Royal Infirmary – The Princess Royal Maternity and the Jubilee Building providing accommodation for a new A & E department, a coronary care unit, an acute medical receiving unit and an orthopaedic surgery inpatient unit. Additionally, the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit has been located in the new building. It has six dedicated operating theatres and specialist inpatient and outpatient services.


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


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