HC Deb 25 April 1986 vol 96 c249W
Dr. Godman

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many hospitals have been closed in Scotland in each year since 1975; and if he will name them.

Mr. John MacKay

The information for the years prior to 1979 is not readily available. Since 1979 a total of 28 hospitals have ben closed and 42 major new hospital developments completed. The names of the hospitals closed are as follows:

1979—Seven Hospitals

  • Broadstone Jubilee Hospital, Port Glasgow
  • Duncan McPherson Hospital, Gourock
  • Gateside Hospital, Greenock
  • Greenock Eye Infirmary
  • Greenock Royal Infirmary
  • Dunbar Cottage Hospital
  • Kings Cross (West) Hospital, Dundee

1980—Three Hospitals

  • Shotts Hospital
  • Charleton Maternity Home, Montrose
  • Sidlaw Hospital, Auchterhouse

1981—Three Hospitals

  • Carnbooth Children's Home, Glasgow
  • Homoeopathic Hospital for Children, Glasgow
  • Burghmuir Hospital, Perth

1982—Three Hospitals

  • Kilmarnock Infirmary
  • Torrance House, Kilmarnock
  • Strathmore Hospital, Blairgowrie

1983—Four Hospitals

  • Peebles County Hospital
  • Peebles War Memorial Hospital
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Glasgow
  • Brevik Hospital, Lerwick

1984—Four Hospitals

  • Finnartmore Auxiliary Hospital, Kilmun
  • Buckreddan Maternity Hospital, Kilwinning
  • County Hospital, Dufftown
  • Old Gilbert Bain Hospital, Lerwick

1985—Three Hospitals

  • Calderwell House Hospital, Uplawmoor
  • Northern Hospital Dunfermline
  • Centre for Rheumatic Diseases

1986—One Hospital

  • Broadfield Hospital, Port Glasgow