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Engagement and Consultations

We’re committed to informing and involving you whenever we make changes. You can help to develop your care by taking part in our engagement and consultations.

Engagement Activities

Using Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Diagnosis

Learn how Artificial Intelligence could transform cancer diagnosis and improve outcomes for patients.

What was it about?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed many industries around the world, from aviation to education. We’re exploring the use of AI within healthcare settings.

Starting in Spring 2022 we plan to trial an AI programme within Imaging (part of our Diagnostics Directorate).

We shared more about the trial and how AI could help improve lung cancer detection on chest x-rays. This would help to reduce the time it takes for patients with an abnormal result to get a report and start treatment. We also explored how AI might assist clinical staff to prioritise waiting lists and support the radiologist by adding confidence to their diagnosis. This would then free up time for the reporting of more complex studies.

We were keen to raise awareness of this innovative new trial and provide opportunities for feedback and discussion.

When was the session?

Tuesday 22 March, 1.00pm to 1.45pm (45 minutes)

Who was it aimed at?

Patients, carers and members of the public interested in learning how NHSGGC will test the use of AI to transform healthcare services.

Where was it?

This was an online event on MS Teams (web browser or app). Full joining instructions were shared in advance.

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Engagement and Consultation Archive

Centre for Integrative Care: Moving to Ambulatory Care

We proposed to move to an ambulatory model of care at the Centre for Integrative Care.

Changes to Birthing Services in the Inverclyde Royal Hospital Community Maternity Unit

We proposed to move midwife led birthing services from the Inverclyde Community Maternity Unit to the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Changes to Birthing Services in the Vale of Leven Hospital Community Maternity Unit

We proposed to move midwife led birthing services from the Vale of Leven Community Maternity Unit to the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Cleft Surgical Services Proposal for NHS Scotland

We proposed to merge cleft surgical services in Scotland into a single site in Glasgow.

Drumchapel Hospital

We proposed to improve Older People’s services in North West Glasgow.

GP Out of Hours Service Move – Drumchapel to Gartnavel

We proposed to move the Primary Care Emergency Centre from Drumchapel Hospital to Gartnavel General Hospital.

Improving Rehabilitation Services for the Elderly in North East Glasgow

We proposed to improve our rehabilitation services for older people in the North East of Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire.

Review of Minor Injuries Services for West Glasgow

The Glasgow City Integration Joint Board considered proposals to review minor injuries services for West Glasgow.

Review of Paediatric Inpatient, Day Case and Short Stay Medical Assessment Services at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

We proposed to move inpatient paediatric services from the Royal Alexandra Hospital to the Royal Hospital for Children.