NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

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 1.14 million and employs around 39,000 staff – it is the largest NHS organisation in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.


NHS Grampian

NHS services for the half-million people who live in Grampian are provided by NHS Grampian, and are overseen by one single NHS Board.

The Board is supported from headquarters at Summerfield House in Aberdeen. Senior managers for the functions which cover the whole of Grampian are based here, including financial overview, corporate planning, and central responsibility for protection and promotion of public health.

NHS Grampian consists of acute services, corporate services and three Integration Joint Boards and works closely with the local authorities. NHS Grampian is also very closely linked with both the University of Aberdeen and The Robert Gordon University, especially in the fields of research, workforce planning and training.

NHS National Services Scotland

NHS National Services Scotland provides central strategic support & expert advise across the national NHS Scotland network.


NHS eHealth


Principal Clinical Investigators

David Lowe

Gerald Lip

Keith Muir

Gareth Bryson

IT (eHealth)

James D Blackwood

NHS Safe Havens

The NHS GGC Safe Haven and its Aberdeen counterpart DaSH (Data Safe Haven) comprise 2 of 4 such regional locations in Scotland within the NHS Research Scotland organisation. They function on an agreed set of administrative processes to ensure the confidential personal health data of the Scottish population is processed in a safe & secure manner. Further information on each can be found at the following:-