of Wales Opens the Renal Day Unit Opened in February, the building housed an area for assessing
day patients, an out-patient clinic and a haemodialysis area,
as well as parent and staff accommodation, a library and a seminar
care of the elderly
On 6th November a new day hospital opened within
the Royal Alexandra Hospital and let its first patients in.
This day hospital for the care of the elderly was to allow for
a more flexible response to the requirements of individual patients
and out patient multidisciplinary assessment. Its
primary functions were to assist rehabilitation and assessment,
which proved to be a useful tool in meeting healthcare needs
of the elderly in the Renfrew district.
launched at Yorkhill
Childrens play and radio service.
Dept of Paediatric
Audiology at RHSC opens
One of only two of its type in the UK.
of its type in the world
Dr Neil Wilson used a diamond-tipped catheter drill to unblock
an obstructed artery in 18 months old Lisa McLean's lung.
of the NHS
New drug helps
treat children with Cerebral Palsy
A drug, produced from the potentially deadly Botulism virus,
is being used at YH to help treat children with cerebral palsy.
It helps to improve muscle control and walking
replaced by Divisions
New Dialysis Unit at the IRH Opened by Princess Alexandra on the 2nd August, the new
unit provided treatment for 6 patients simultaneously and
meant that local patients no longer had to travel to Glasgow