The Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit, Scotland

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Directions to the Hospital

(The Spinal Injuries Unit is Located within the Southern General Hospital grounds)

By Car:

  • M8 Motorway to Junction 25 (From east or west).
  • Follow sign to Clyde Tunnel (A739) for 3/4 mile.
  • Then follow sign for Southern General Hospital.
  • Turn left into Govan Road. The hospital is on left.

Travelling from the north of the river go through the Clyde Tunnel (A739) in the left lane.

  • At tunnel exit take first left - Govan.
  • Proceed to roundabout.
  • Go around it and double-back along Govan Road for 1/4 mile.
  • Proceed across next roundabout. The hospital is first on your left.

Disabled parking spaces are available near the entrance. All main entrances have ramps

        By Bus:

      For further details of buses that run through the Southern General Hospital grounds please telephone     Travel Line: 0871 200 22 33 or click here for the Traveline Scotland : Plan Your Journey Website

Buses from Govan Cross Underground Station.

Take buses listed that go to the Southern General Hospital. Buses for the hospital grounds are available at street level. Bus Stop is not the terminus.

Cardonald Station.

Twenty minute walk to Langlands Road entrance.

Local taxis are also available

By Air:

Glasgow Airport is 5 miles west of the hospital. Take M8 for Glasgow until Junction 25. Follow car directions.

Click here for the website of the Southern General Hospital

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For the benefit of relatives visiting the Unit a list of local accommodation is available from the nursing staff. The list covers a variety of types and prices.

This list is has been developed for the convenience of patient relatives and does not imply a recommendation, endorsement or approval of any establishment by the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit

 Useful Travel Links

Glasgow Airport

National Rail Enquiries

Strathclyde Passenger Transport

Please note the provision of above links does not mean endorsement by the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit of the associated websites.

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