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Review of paediatric inpatient, day case and short stay medical assessment services at Royal Alexandra Hospital – consultation launched

We are now consulting on our proposal to move Ward 15 to the Royal Hospital for Children. This move would mean that we would treat children requiring inpatient care, day surgery, and short stay medical assessment in the new Royal Hospital for Children instead of the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

The engagement has built on earlier extensive engagement about the future of these services, including an option appraisal, which concluded that the preferred option was to transfer Ward 15 when the new Royal Hospital for Children opened on the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospitals Campus. 

The Board considered the outcome of the pre consultation, and decided in October 2016 that we should proceed to formal public consultation on the proposed move of these services from Ward 15 in the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley, to the new Royal Hospital for Children in Govan. Outpatient services, the specialist Community Paediatric service (PANDA), and emergency care for those who self-refer at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, would not change.

Please see here for a copy of the Board paper. 

The consultation has now started, and will run to Monday 6 February 2017.

This website has more information about what is being proposed and why, and how you can have your say on the proposal. A transport analysis is available here.

There will be public events in January, the details of which will be confirmed in due course. Please do let us know if you are interested in attending on the details below.

If you have any questions or would like to submit a response to the consultation please do not hesitate to get in touch with Rachel Killick, Patient Experience Public Involvement Manager, by: