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Wards and visiting

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary due to the current pandemic. 

Map of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary site.

High Dependency Unit

Call: 0141 201 5863

Location: Based in the Queen Elizabeth Building. Enter from Wishart Street. (Go down the hill, enter by the second door – near the Ambulance Bay). Take the 1st lift to the 2nd floor.

Intensive Care Unit

Call:

  • West: 0141 201 5429, 0141 201 5430 or 0141 201 5431
  • East: 0141 201 5426, 0141 201 5427 or 0141 201 5428

Location: Based in the Queen Elizabeth Building. Enter from Wishart Street. (Go down the hill, enter by the second door – near the Ambulance Bay). Take the 1st lift to the 1st floor.

Rheumatology Day Ward

Call: 0141 451 5384, 0141 451 5385 or 0141 451 5386

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn left, and go to the middle entrance. Located on the ground floor.

Ward 02 – Respiratory Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5100

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn left and go to the middle entrance. Located on the 1st floor, turn left.

Ward 03 – Diabetes

Call: 0141 451 5105 or 0141 451 5106

Location: Based in Medical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gate). The first entrance is on the right. Go to the 1st floor.

Ward 04 – General Medicine, Diabetes

Call: 0141 451 5110 or 0141 451 5111

Location: Based in Medical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gate). The first entrance is on the right. Go to the 2nd floor, turn right.

Ward 05 – General Medicine, Diabetes

Call: 0141 451 5119 or 0141 451 5120

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gate). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 2nd floor, turn left.

Ward 06 – Respiratory Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5125 or 0141 451 5126

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 3rd floor, turn right.

Ward 07 – Respiratory Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5129 or 0141 451 5130

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 3rd floor and turn left.

Ward 08 – Medicine, Gastroenterology

Call: 0141 451 5134 or 0141 451 5135

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 4th floor and turn right.

Ward 09 – Medicine, Gastroenterology

Call: 0141 451 5139 or 0141 451 5140

Location: Based in Medical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 4th floor and turn left.

Ward 10 – Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5144, 0141 451 5145 or 0141 451 5510

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 5th floor and turn right.

Ward 11 – Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5511, 0141 451 5149 or 0141 451 5150

Location: Based in Medical Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn right to the building entrance. Go to the 4th floor and turn left.

Ward 12 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5512 or 0141 451 5175

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Enter the building through the middle entrance. Go to the 1st floor.

Ward 13 – Renal Day Case Services, Dialysis

Call: 0141 451 5513 or 0141 451 5180

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn left towards the middle entrance. Go to the 1st floor.

Ward 14 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 201 3949, 0141 201 3950, 0141 451 5514 or 0141 451 5185

Location: Based in Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is furthest left. Located on the 2nd floor.

Ward 15 – Rheumatology

Call: 0141 451 5515, 0141 451 5190 or 0141 451 5191

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Turn left towards the middle entrance. Go to the 2nd floor. Exit lift, turn left and left again.

Ward 16 – Respiratory Medicine

Call: 0141 451 5516 or 0141 451 5195

Location: Medical Block. Entrance Castle Street (via iron gates). Enter 1st right. Go to the 3rd floor and turn left.

Ward 18 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5518

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Building entrance furthest left. Located on the 4th floor.

Ward 20 – Acute Medicine, Rheumatology

Call: 0141 451 5520 or 0141 451 5315

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Go to the 5th floor. Exit lift for wards 20 and 21.

Ward 21 – Acute Medicine, Rheumatology

Call: 0141 451 5315 or 0141 451 5521

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Go to the 5th floor. Exit lift for wards 20 and 21.

Ward 23 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5523 or 0141 201 3095

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Building entrance far left. Located on the ground floor.

Ward 24 – General Medicine, Rheumatology

Call: 0141 451 5524 or 0141 201 3093

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Building entrance far left. Located on the ground floor.

Ward 25 – Renal Day Case Services, Dialysis

Call: 0141 451 3087 or 0141 201 3089

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Entrance to building far left. We are on the 1st floor. Alternatively, you can go through ward 13.

Ward 26 – Orthopaedics

Call: 0141 451 5526 or 0141 201 1193

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Building entrance far left. Located on 1st floor – straight ahead.

Ward 27 – Orthopaedics

Call: 0141 451 5527 or 0141 201 1193

Location: Surgical Block. Enter from Castle Street (via iron gates). Building entrance far left. Located on 1st floor, left.

Ward 28 – Rheumatology

Call: 0141 451 5528 or 0141 201 3085

Location: Based in Centre Block. Entrance off Castle Street (via iron gates). Go to the 2nd floor. Exit lift and turn right.

Ward 29 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5529 or 0141 201 3080

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 2nd floor.

Ward 30 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5530 or 0141 201 3075

Location: Surgical Block (Old), Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 2nd floor.

Ward 31 – Older People’s and Stroke Services

Call: 0141 451 5531 or 0141 451 5302

Location: Surgical Block (Old), Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 3rd floor.

Ward 32 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5532 or 0141 201 3800

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 3rd floor.

Ward 33 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5533 or 0141 201 3806

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 3rd floor.

Ward 35 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5535 or 0141 201 3782

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 4th floor.

Ward 36 – Older People’s and Stroke Ward

Call: 0141 451 5536, 0141 201 3792 or 0141 201 3793

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 4th floor.

Ward 38 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5538, 0141 242 9797, 0141 242 9798 or 0141 242 9805

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 5th floor.

Ward 39 – Older People’s Services

Call: 0141 451 5539, 0141 242 9825 or 0141 242 9826

Location: Surgical Block. Enter off Castle Street (via iron gates). The building entrance is far left. Go to the 5th floor.

Ward 43A – Cardiology

Call: 0141 451 5543, 0141 414 6678 or 0141 414 6679

Ward 43B – Cardiology

Call: 0141 451 5264, 0141 414 6670 or 0141 414 6672

Ward 44 – Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Call: 0141 414 6666 or 0141 414 6667

Ward 45 – Canniesburn, Regional Burns Unit

Call: 0141 451 5545, 0141 201 3307 or 0141 201 3308

Ward 46 – Medicine and Head Injury

Call: 0141 451 5546, 0141 414 6647 or 0141 414 6648

Ward 47 – Canniesburn Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Call: 0141 451 5547, 0141 414 6657 or 0141 414 6658

Ward 48 – Canniesburn High Dependency Unit

Call: 0141 451 5548

Ward 49 – Plastic Surgery Day Ward

Call: 0141 451 5549, 0141 414 6661 or 0141 414 6662

Ward 50 – Medical Receiving

Call: 0141 451 5550 or 0141 414 6699

Ward 51 – Medical Receiving

Call: 0141 451 5551 or 0141 414 6693

Ward 52 – Medical High Dependency Unit

Call: 0141 451 5552, 0141 211 6337 or 0141 414 6691

Ward 53A – Medical Receiving

Call: 0141 451 5263, 0141 414 6680 or 0141 414 6686

Ward 53B – Acute Stroke Unit and AMU

Call: 0141 451 5262 or 0141 451 5553

Ward 61 – Orthopaedics

Call: 0141 451 5561 or 0141 201 5842

Ward 62 – Orthopaedics

Call: 0141 451 5562 or 0141 201 5846

Ward 63 – Surgery

Call: 0141 451 5563

Ward 64 – Surgery

Call: 0141 451 5564

Ward 65 – Surgical Receiving

Call: 0141 451 5565 or 0141 201 5805

Location: 4th Floor Queen Elizabeth Building.

Ward 66 – Surgery

Call: 0141 451 5566

Ward 67 – Surgery Receiving

Call: 0141 451 5567

Ward 70 – Urology

Call: 0141 451 5570

Wards at the Princess Royal Maternity

Call: 0141 211 5400

Princess Royal Maternity, adjacent to Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Alexandra Parade, provides maternity and special care baby unit/ITU facilities for neonates. Click the button below for more information.

Services and Outpatients
A&E Fracture Clinic

Call: 0141 242 9690

Accident and Emergency

Call: 0141 414 6530

Opening Hours: Opened 24 hours

This is an Emergency Department. We prioritise people who have a serious injury or accident or who have a sudden serious illness or medical condition. It may be more appropriate and you may be seen more quickly by your GP or another health care professional rather than waiting for treatment here.

If you think that someone’s life is at risk you should call 999 right away.

A&E and Minor Injuries Services are available in a number of locations. Use our postcode finder to see which is the right one for you.

You can attend your local Minor Injury Unit (MIU) to get urgent care for a minor injury including sprains, burns and simple fractures. MIUs are run by highly experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioners who will assess and either treat a minor injury or, if they find a more serious problem, arrange for you to be transferred elsewhere.

Children with serious illnesses and injuries who are less than one year of age should be taken to the Royal Hospital for Children, Govan, Glasgow. Children from one year on should either go to your designated A&E department or to the Royal Hospital for Children.

You can find out more about which conditions may be seen and treated more quickly elsewhere from our Know who to turn to pages.

Assisted Conception Services

Call: 0141 211 8535

Open:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.00am – 4.30pm
  • Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Audiology

Call: 0141 211 6342

Email: Audiology.GRI@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Location: Ground floor, Queen Elizabeth Building, Alexandra Parade entrance.

Biochemistry

Call:

  • Contact Telephone: 0141 211 4003
  • Duty Biochemist & General Enquiries: 0141 211 4003 (x.24003)
  • Enquiries (Out of Hours) – Contact the on-call biochemist via switchboard: 0141 211 4000
  • Emergency Laboratories (24/7) Glasgow Royal Infirmary: 0141 211 4487 (x.24487)

Colposcopy

Call: 0141 211 8556

Dermatology

Call: 0141 201 5440, 0141 201 5443, 0141 201 5441 or 0141 201 5442

Diabetic Centre

Call: 0141 451 5325

Dietetics

Call: 0141 201 3619

Endocrinology

Call: 0141 451 5105, 0141 451 5111 or 0141 451 5119

Endoscopy Suite

Call: 0141 201 6624, 0141 222 8556 or 0141 211 8557

Enhanced Recovery Area

Call: 0141 201 5834

Location: Queen Elizabeth Building.

Haematology and Blood Transfusion

Call:

  • Blood Transfusion Enquiries: 0141 242 9603
  • Haematology Enquiries: 0141 242 9601
  • Coagulation Enquiries: 0141 242 9552
  • Coagulation Enquiries before 8.00am and after 8.00pm: 0141 242 9605

Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 0141 211 3000

Location: Department of Haematology, MacEwan Building.

Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre

Call: 0141 201 6611 or 0141 201 6619

Imaging (X-ray including Fluoroscopy)

Call: 0141 242 9722

Open: Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Imaging (CT)

Call Central Booking Office: 0141 347 8379

Open:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday and Saturday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Imaging (MRI)

Call Central Booking Office: 0141 347 8406

Open:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday and Saturday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Imaging (Ultrasound)

Call Central Booking Office: 0141 347 8367

Open:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Imaging (Interventional)

Call: 0141 211 4002

Open: Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 5.00pm

Microbiology and Virology

Call:

  • General telephone: 0141 201 8577
  • Microbiology (4th floor), telephone: 0141 201 8551
  • Virology (5th floor), telephone: 0141 201 8722

Location: Level 5, New Lister Building.

Contact: Consultant Medical Virologist – Dr Eleri Wilson-Davies

Nuclear Medicine

Call: 0141 242 9885

Location: Lower Ground Floor, Queen Elizabeth Building.

Occupational Therapy

Call: 0141 201 6529

Ophthalmology

Call: 0141 211 6318 or 0141 211 6319

Orthopaedic Surgery

Call: 0141 201 3720

Orthotics
Outpatients

Call:

  • Reception: 0141 211 1300 or 0141 211 1301
  • Reception clinic 2: 0141 211 1309
  • Anti-coagulant main office: 0141 201 6600
  • Colposcopy clinic reception: 0141 211 5016
  • Dermatology clinic reception: 0141 201 5443
  • Nuclear Medicine clinic reception: 0141 211 4762 or 0141 242 9885
  • Ophthalmic clinic reception: 0141 211 6318 or 0141 211 6319
  • Orthopaedic clinic reception: 0141 201 3105 or 0141 201 3114
  • Respiratory clinic 7 reception: 0141 211 4994
  • Urology reception: 0141 211 6316 or 0141 211 6317

Map of outpatient clinics

Physiotherapy

Call: 0141 211 8520 or 0141 211 8521

Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit

Call:

  • Main Reception (Contact Telephone): 0141 201 3980 or 0141 201 3981
  • Burns Clinic Reception (General Telephone): 0141 201 3291
Podiatry

Call:

  • Podiatry Office (general telephone): 0141 211 8532
  • Podiatry appointments hotline: 0141 347 8909

Email: AHP.Appointments@ggc.scot.nhs.uk 

Renal Clinic

Call: 0141 211 5053

Rheumatology Clinic

Call: 0141 451 5384, 0141 451 5385 or 0141 451 5386

Same Day Admission Unit

Call:

  • Main reception 1: 0141 201 5370
  • Main reception 2: 0141 201 5371

Location: Queen Elizabeth Building.

Speech and Language Therapy

Call: 0141 201 6467

Spiritual Care

Call: 0141 211 8212

Location: Ground floor in the Centre Block.

Stoma Care

Call: 0141 201 6688

Contact: Clinical Nurse Specialist Stoma Care

Open: Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm

Walton Liver and GI Centre

Call:

  • Liver Clinic: 0141 201 6368
  • Gastro Day Unit: 0141 201 6319

Location: Ground Floor, Walton Building.

West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre

Call:

  • Centre for Infectious and Communicable Diseases, Travel Clinic: 0141 201 8722
  • General Telephone for out-of-hours clinical advice: 0141 211 4000

Location: New Lister Building.