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A - Key facts about NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Our purpose

Working together for the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran.

Our values

Our commitments

Our budget

  • Our budget in 2013/2014 is around £700 million.

Our staff

  • Almost 6,000 staff work in our hospitals
  • Almost 2,500 staff work in the community

Our hospitals

University Hospital Ayr - 333 beds

  • District general hospital: Accident and Emergency, Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Care of the elderly, Clinical haematology, General medicine, General surgery, Intensive Care / High Dependency Unit, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Services, Orthodontic Services, Orthopaedics, Pharmacy, Plastic surgery, Radiology, Urology Services, Vascular Surgery
  • Activity levels (2010/11):

Number of inpatients

Number of day cases

Number of outpatients (new)

Number of outpatients (review)

23,162

17,448

34,867

105,802

University Hospital Crosshouse - 625 beds

  • District general hospital: Accident and Emergency, Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Care of the elderly, Clinical haematology, Dermatology, General medicine, General surgery, Gynaecology, Intensive Care / High Dependency Unit, Maternity and Neonate Services, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Services, Orthodontic Services, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pharmacy, Radiology, Renal medicine
  • Activity levels (2010/11):

Number of inpatients

Number of day cases

Number of outpatients (new)

Number of outpatients (review)

39,330

18,148

53,115

147,369

Ayrshire Central Hospital - 175 beds

  • Care of the elderly and rehabilitation services, Sexual health services, Breast screening services

Biggart Hospital - 143 beds

  • Care of the elderly and rehabilitation services

East Ayrshire Community Hospital - 63 beds

  • Care of the elderly and rehabilitation services

Arran War Memorial Hospital - 17 beds

  • GP-managed services

Ailsa Hospital - 233 beds

  • Mental health services

Lady Margaret Hospital - 10 beds

  • GP-managed services
  • 10 beds

Girvan Community Hospital - 20 beds

  • GP-managed services

Kirklandside Hospital - 25 beds

  • Care of the elderly and rehabilitation services

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