- Admissions register, armed services 1940-1946
- Files and publications 1914-1920
- Maps and plans 1914-1920
Records of Mearnskirk Hospital, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Mearnskirk Hospital was built as a children's tuberculosis hospital by Glasgow Corporation's Public Health Department. It opened in 1930 and had 500 beds. Between 1939 and 1946 the hospital was used firstly as an Emergency Medical Service Hospital and later as a Naval Auxiliary Hospital. It reverted to civilian use as a tuberculosis hospital but rapidly diversified under the National Health Service. It was placed under the Board of Management for Glasgow Victoria Hospitals in 1948 and under the South Eastern District of the Greater Glasgow Health Board in 1974 . Mearnskirk was reclassified as a general hospital in 1960 but by the late 1980s had become a solely geriatric unit. When the Victoria Infirmary NHS Trust was created in 1992 Mearnskirk was placed within its jurisdiction.
Chronological within record class
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Mearnskirk Hospital, Renfrewshire,Scotland
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Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998