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70 years of the NHS in Greater Glasgow and Clyde

So much has changed over the decades since the NHS was launched back July 1948; new hospitals opening, old hospitals closing, advancements in treatment, clinical care and technology, people living longer healthier lives, and so much more.

Our Timeline is a treasure-trove of milestones and memories through the decades: the health aspects of our lives, the pioneering medical marvels, buildings old and new, and some trivia from the past 70 years of the NHS in Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

If you have a special memory or story you would like to share that we could add to our timeline, send us an email to [email protected]

Start your journey by finding out what healthcare was like before the NHS began and enjoy your trip through the years...