For accidents or serious emergencies such as
go to the nearest Emergency department or call 999.
We have five A&Es that are always open to treat patients who have a serious injury or medical emergency.
They are at:
It is important that you only use the A&E for serious injuries and major emergencies. There are Minor Injury Units (MIUs), GP services, NHS 24 on 111, and your pharmacy for everything else .
If your child needs emergency care, know where to go
The Royal Hospital for Children, the RAH in Paisley and Inverclyde Royal Hospital are always open. All three hospitals treat children with a medical emergency or serious injury.
If a child is seriously injured or becomes so unwell that you think it is an emergency you should dial 999. The Scottish Ambulance Service will usually take your child to the Royal Hospital for Children. Sometimes they may deem it more appropriate to go to a closer Emergency department.