§ Mr. W. H. K. Baker
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he
(a) SCHEMES COSTING OVER £50,000 COMPLETED DURING THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH, 1970 Estimated cost £ NORTHERN REGION Craig Phadrig Hospital, Inverness New mental deficiency hospital, Phase I—229 beds and supporting facilities 1,584,000 Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie New out-patient department and physiotherapy department 80,000 NORTH EASTERN REGION Foresterhill, Aberdeen … … Medical School extension … … … 517,000(1) Refectory … … … … … … 62,000(1) Ladysbridge Hospital, Banff … Reconstruction of main block—47 beds … 215,000 Patient training area … … … … 104,000 EASTERN REGION Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose Electrical rewiring … … … … 80,000
will make a statement on the progress of hospital building in Scotland up to the most recent convenient date.
§ Mr. Gordon Campbell
During the year from 1st April, 1969, to 31st March, 1970, it is estimated that work to the value of £14.2 million was carried out on hospital building in Scotland at the expense of the National Health Service (Scotland) Vote: this figure compares with £13.7 million in 1967–68 and £14.4 million in 1968–69.
The units provided during the year in new or converted buildings include 818 beds and a variety of other hospital facilities. The value of these completed schemes was £11,932,000.
The total cost of all schemes in progress on 31st March, 1970, by type of development, is made up as follows:
Estimated Cost £ New Hospitals 34,098,000 Additional beds in existing hospitals 2,478,000 Other improvements 1,312,000 Operating Theatres 1,284,000 X-ray and radiotherapy departments 453,000 Out-patient and casualty departments 649,000 Other medical departments 2,745,000 Laundries, kitchen and engineering works 4,076,000 Other departments 1,234,000 48,329,000
Further particulars of schemes costing over £50,000 (a) completed during the year and (b) in progress at 31st March, 1970 are as follows:281W
Estimated cost £ SOUTH EASTERN REGION Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, 72 beds 685,000(2) Intermittent renal dialysis unit 186,000(3) Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh Geriatric Unit—Phase I, 60 beds 491,000 City Hospital, Edinburgh Nurses home development 60,000 Royal Edinburgh Hospital Upgrading of wards at Mackinnon House 50,000 Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy Residential accommodation for nurses 110,000 Bangour Village Hospital, West Lothian Renewal of boiler plant 86,000 WESTERN REGION Southern General Hospital, Maternity Unit—139 beds 1,580,000 Glasgow Department of physical medicine 189,000 Glasgow Royal Infirmary Pathology laboratory extension 68,000(4) Belvidere Hospital, Glasgow Peripheral vascular unit 75,000 Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow Replacement of lifts 80,000 Gartloch Hospital, Glasgow Upgrading hospital block, Phase III 65,000 Regional Physics Department, Glasgow Extension 290,000 Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria New maternity unit—80 beds and extensions to the existing hospital 1,241,000 Paisley New maternity unit—104 beds 1,126,000 Stirling Royal Infirmary New maternity unit—81 beds 851,000 Residential accommodation 204,000 Kitchen, dining room and staff changing rooms 218,000 Cresswell Maternity Hospital, Dumfries Phase III extension (residential accommodation, kitchen and dining room) 105,000 Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries New kitchen 130,000 Stonehouse Hospital Lanarkshire New kitchen 89,000 (1) Hospital board share of university scheme. (2) Includes £69,000 from the University Grants Committee. (3) Includes £58,000 from the University Grants Committee. (4) Includes £32,000 from the University Grants Committee.
(b) SCHEMES COSTING OVER £50,000 IN PROGRESS AT 31ST MARCH, 1970 NORTHERN REGION Central Hospital (Raigmore), Inverness Phase I of new hospital comprising out-patient, accident and diagnostic departments, central laboratory, boilerhouse and engineering services 1,803 000 Nurse training school 166,000 Raigmore Hospital, Inverness Centralisation of heating services* 55,000 NORTH EASTERN REGION Dr. Gray's and Bilbohall Hospitals, Elgin Modernisation 480,000(1) EASTERN REGION Ninewells, Dundee New teaching hospital and medical school—761 beds and supporting facilities 17,747,000(2) Royal Dundee Liff Hospital Teaching unit* 74,000(3) Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee General developments 465,000(4) Murray Royal Hospital, Perth Central services Phase I 303,000 Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose Acute psychiatric unit 130,000 Stracathro Hospital, Brechin General developments and improvements 660,000 SOUTH EASTERN REGION Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh Wards 5/6 operating theatre 70,000 Western General Hospital New out-patient department 2,106,000(5) Edinburgh Central laundry and boilerhouse 1,497,000 Inter-project services and related developments 254,000 City Hospital, Edinburgh New kitchen and dining room 190,000 Bangour General Hospital, West Lothian Upgrading ward and other accommodation 278,000 Stratheden Hospital, Cupar Upgrading of ward accommodation 68,000 Increase to boiler plant* 57,000 Herdmanflat Hospital, Haddington Replacement of hutted accommodation by upgrading of wards 82,000 Forth Park Maternity Hospital, Kirkcaldy General practitioner maternity unit—25 beds 303,000
Estimated cost £ WESTERN REGION Gartnavel, Glasgow New district general hospital—576 beds 7,150,000(6) Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Glasgow Rebuilding—324 beds 5,345,000(7) Glasgow Dental Hospital and School Redevelopment 2,218,000(8) Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow Geriatric Unit 256 beds (Langside Cottage)* 1,197,000 Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow New operating theatres 578,000(9) Upgrading of boilerhouse 67,000 Southern General Hospital, Neurosurgical unit—139 beds 1,811,000(10) Glasgow Department of Medical Neurology and Geriatric Medicine—50 beds 560,000(11) Boiler conversion 80,000 Glasgow Royal Infirmary Blood transfusion laboratory* 64,000 Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow Distribution mains (heating and domestic hot water supply) 163,000 Leverndale Hospital, Glasgow New boilerhouse* 66,000 Mearnskirk Hospital, Newton Twin theatres 250,000 Mearns Rewiring and fire alarms 53,000 Heating installation 54,000 Philipshill Hospital, Busby Paraplegic unit* 64,000 Stonehouse Hospital, Lanarkshire Centralisation of water and boiler plant 177,000 Ailsa Hospital, Ayr Boilerhouse replacement 110,000 Residential accommodation* 76,000 Davidson Cottage Hospital, Extension and improvements—8 beds 70,000 * Indicates schemes started in 1969–70. Girvan (1) Includes £500 from endowment funds. (2) Includes £3,600,000 from the University Grants Committee. (3) University scheme—N.H.S. contribution £10,000. (4) Includes £30,000 from endowment funds. (5) Includes £230,000 from the University Grants Committee. (6) Includes £33,000 from the University Grants Committee. (7) Includes £329,000 from the University Grants Committee. (8) Includes £615,000 from the University Grants Committee (major part of this scheme is completed: work is in progress on reconstruction of former premises). (9) Includes £7,000 from the University Grants Committee. (10) Includes £180,000 from the University Grants Committee. (11) Includes £180,000 from the University Grants Committee.