Board Hospital Research Hotel


General information


Following the announcement from Scottish Government earlier this week, changes to rules around visiting will come in to effect on Monday 26 April 2021. 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) -visiting restrictions

From Monday 26 April, 2021 patients in hospital will be able to receive Family Support visits. Visitors are limited to one person per patient and visiting restrictions will be determined by the hospital ward in which the patient is located.

Family Support visitors:

  • Family Support could be a friend, and not always a relative.
  • Carer or neighbour.

Anyone who is unwell and/or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 - a new, persistent cough, change or loss of taste/smell and fever or high temperature - should not visit any patients in a hospital.

Visiting to or from a level 3 area. Family Support Visitors living in Level 3 areas are still permitted to visit those in hospital where this is necessary, however all visitors are reminded they must adhere to the strict infection prevention and control procedures in place at the Hospital.

No one should attend the hospital if they have any symptoms of COVID-19 or are self-isolating following contact with someone with COVID-19 and instead should remain at home and follow advice on NHS Inform.

Lateral Flow Testing is now freely available for everyone, and may make you feel more comfortable when visiting hospital. For more information please visit: Alternatively, there are static test sites, walk in, drive through and Mobile Testing Units (MUTs) set up throughout the country. To locate your nearest testing site, please visit

Any family support visitors to our site must ensure they carry out the correct hand hygiene measures, physical distance and wear a face covering at all times.  

Please note, COVID is still with us and can be transmitted easily. There are many vulnerable patents in our hospital wards, including patients with illnesses and types of treatment that require the need to proceed with extreme caution. This means that some patients will not be able to receive visitors at this time. If you are told you cannot visit, you will be provided with an explanation. All regulations will be kept under review, and where possible situations will be reassessed as circumstances change.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

To arrange a visit, please call the relevant number from the list below:

Ward phone numbers

 • 2C – 0141 951 5203

 •2D- 0141 951 5204

 •3C- 0141 951 5302

 • 2 East – 0141 951 5289

 • 2 East Cardiology – 0141 951 5250

 • 2 West – 0141 951 5200

 • 3 East – 0141 951 5350

 • 3 West – 0141 951 5300

 • 4 East – 0141 951 5450

 • Coronary Care Unit (CCU) – 0141 951 5202

• National Services Division (NSD) – 0141 951 5340

For visits to Intensive Care and High Dependency (ICU and HDU) please call 0141 951 5303/5305.

​​​​Please note that catering and shop facilities are currently for staff use only, and are not open to visitors. Staff will also be able to direct you to the nearest public toilet if needed

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.


Please check with ward staff before bringing children to visit the hospital. 


Please do not bring flowers into the hospital.


Please check with ward staff before bringing in food items for patients.

 Infection prevention and control

Please help us prevent the spread of infections and stay away from the hospital if you have an infection, cold, vomiting or diarrhoea.

Find out about Hand Hygiene

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