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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05335: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 8 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many psychiatric care units there are, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 22 December 2016

The Inpatient Bed Census for mental health, addictions and learning disability identifies 95 NHS Scotland facilities containing wards covered by the census. Anyone with a mental illness can be treated in these wards.

Undertaken in 2014 and 2016 the Inpatient Bed Census has provided detailed data that identifies the status of bed usage across Scotland and provides a basis for planning and development of future mental health services. The census shows a continuing reduction in the number of psychiatric inpatients, with more people being treated in a community setting or while living at home. This reflects the longer term shift in the provision of care from hospital based to community based and that bed occupancy was 85% - achieving the best practice figure set by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for provision in meeting need across Scotland.

NHS Board


NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Ayrshire Central Hospital


Crosshouse Hospital


Ailsa Hospital


Arrol Park Resource Centre


East Ayrshire Community Hospital

NHS Borders

Galavale Hospital


Borders General Hospital


Melburn Lodge

NHS Dumfries & Galloway





Midpark Hospital

NHS Fife

Whytemans Brae Hospital


Stratheden Hospital


Queen Margaret Hospital


Lynebank Hospital

NHS Forth Valley

Falkirk Community Hospital


Bo’ness Hospital


Bellsdyke Hospital


Stirling Community Hospital


Lochview Hospital


Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre


Forth Valley Royal Hospital

NHS Grampian

Bennachie View Care Home


Glen O’ Dee Hospital


Royal Cornhill Hospital


Inverurie Hospital


Fraserburgh Hospital


Seafield Hospital


Rehabilitation Hospital


Pluscarden Clinic


375 Great Western Lodge



NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Dumbarton Joint Hospital


Vale of Leven Hospital


Ravenscraig Hospital


Inverclyde Royal Hospital


Dykebar Hospital


Royal Alexandra Hospital


Larkfield Unit


Blythswood House


Royal Hospital for Sick Children


Parkhead Hospital


Stobhill Hospital


Leverndale Hospital


Mansionhouse Unit


Rowantree Nursing Home


Darnley Court Nursing Home


Gartnavel Royal Hospital


Birdston Nursing Home


Waterloo Close






Skye House

NHS Highland

Argyll & Bute Hospital


Migdale Hospital


St Vincent’s Hospital


New Craigs Hospital Inverness


Mid-Argyll Community Hospital

NHS Lanarkshire

Coathill Hospital


Monklands Hospital


Cumbernauld Care Home


Cleland Hospital


Hatton Lea Care Home


Kirklands Hospital


Airbles Road Centre


Hairmyres Hospital


Udston Hospital


Caird House


Wishaw General Hospital

NHS Lothian

Herdmanflat Hospital


Royal Edinburgh Hospital


Tippethill Hospital


St John’s Hospital


Ferryfield House


Primrose Lodge


Glen Lomond


Camus Tigh




Craigshill Care Home


Ellen’s Glen House


Findlay House


Midlothian Community Hospital


Murraypark Nursing Home

NHS Tayside

Strathmartine Hospital


Dudhope House


Discovery Unit, Clement Park Care Home


Murray Royal Hospital


Arbroath Infirmary


Stracathro Hospital


Whitehills Hospital


Crieff Community Hospital


Carseview Centre


Kingsway Care Centre

NHS Western Isles

Western Isles Hospital

State Hospital

State Hospital, Carstairs