NHS Lanarkshire is Scotland's third-largest health board, with a workforce of 12,000 people providing acute and community healthcare services to a population of 655,000 in rural and urban communities throughout Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is dedicated to providing high-quality, person-centered health and social care.


There are three district general hospitals and fourteen community hospitals under the board: 

General Hospitals:

  • University Hospital Hairmyres

  • University Hospital Monklands and 

  • University Hospital Wishaw.

Community Hospitals:

  • Airbles Road Centre

  • Beckford Lodge

  • Cleland Hospital

  • Coathill Hospital

  • Kello Hospital

  • Kilsyth Victoria Cottage Hospital

  • Kirklands Hospital

  • Lady Home Hospital

  • Red Deer Centre

  • Kilbryde Hospice

  • Stonehouse Hospital

  • Lockhart Unit

  • Udston Hospital

  • Wester Moffat Hospital


Lanarkshire, also known as the County of Lanark, is the most populous county in Scotland, encompassing the majority of Glasgow and its surrounding region. The county has a well-developed road and public transportation system. Furthermore, the location is approximately 30 minutes from Glasgow and approximately 40 minutes from Edinburgh. There are numerous attractive towns or rural areas near these two cities that are suitable for settling down.

Why should you choose NHS Lanarkshire?


NHS Scotland is one of the biggest healthcare employers in the world and the largest in Scotland. NHS Lanarkshire is the third-largest health board that comes under NHS Scotland, with an employee strength of around 12,000. 

The board assures a supportive environment with opportunities to improve skills and careers for its employees. Some of the staff benefits of NHS Lanarkshire include:

  • A minimum of 27 days annual leave increasing with length of service

  • A minimum of 8 days of public holidays

  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme, with life insurance benefits

  • Paid sick leave increasing with length of service

  • Occupational health services

  • Employee Counselling Services

  • Work-life Balance policies and procedures

  • A range of other employment benefits