Friday, January 19, 2018 NHSGGC Statement in Response to Announcement on Lightburn Hospital
A report detailing the consultation process and the feedback, comments or concerns heard about the proposal was presented to the Board of NHSGGC on 15 June 2017.
The Board carefully considered all submissions before making a decision and decided to proceed with the proposal. The Board will now write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to seek approval to carry out the proposed changes.
What we are proposing to change
We are proposing to improve the way we provide rehabilitation services for older people in the North East of Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire. This would see the transfer of the services currently provided at Lightburn Hospital to other sites in the North East of Glasgow:
If the services are transferred it will result in the closure of the Lightburn Hospital site.
Why we think we should make this change
Our proposals are clinically driven and have been developed with the consultants, nurses and allied health professionals delivering the current services. We are proposing these changes to:
More Information about our proposal and consultation
If you would like any further information about our proposal you can: