Author: Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998
Reference and contact details: GB 812 HB 36
Title:Records of Robroyston Hospital, tuberculosis and maternity hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
Dates of Creation: 1903-1977
Extent: 4 metres
Held at: NHS Greater Glasgow Archive
Name of Creator: Robroyston Hospital (tuberculosis and maternity hospital : 1918-1977 : Glasgow, Scotland)
Language of Material: English
Level of Description: fonds
Robroyston Hospital was built as a municipal smallpox and tuberculosis hospital and opened in 1918. It was temporarily used as a military hospital in 1918-19. By 1925 450 beds at Robroyston were devoted to tuberculosis patients, almost half of Glasgow's total complement. In 1945 a maternity unit was added. In 1948 Robroyston joined the National Health Service under the Board of Management for Glasgow Northern Hospitals. In 1974 it was placed in the Northern District of the Greater Glasgow Health Board. In 1977 Robroyston was closed.
Chronological within record class
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer
Robroyston Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures
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GB 812 HB 28, Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow; HB 55, Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board; HB 19, Records of Glasgow Corporation and Glasgow Parish Council; HB 32, Records of Glasgow Northern Hospitals Board of Management/District.
Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.