The State Hospital

The State Hospital, Carstairs, Lanark ML11 8RP
Phone: 01555 840293 Fax: 01555 840024 email:

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UK Terror Threat – 'Level Severe'

The UK terror threat level is 'severe'. This means that ‘an attack is still highly likely’. Although there is no known specific threat to the NHS, and we continue to deliver business as usual, security has been enhanced. Staff and visitors have been advised to be extra vigilant. You can help by raising any concerns or reporting any suspicious activity to our Security Department on telephone 01555 840293. Thank you. Note: The Scottish Government has produced the following two leaflets for the public.

Coping with Stress after a Major Incident

Coping with Stress after a Major Incident - Additional information to assist with children

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Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE: The next meeting of The State Hospitals Board for Scotland takes place on Thursday, 26 October 2017 at 9.45am in the Boardroom of The State Hospital. The Board Meeting Public Notice provides full details. See the Annual Schedules of Meetings (Board and Sub-Board) 2017

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Equality, Diversity & Rights

Equality Outcomes 2013-17 (Update - April 2017)Opens in a new window. Find out more by visiting the 'Equality, Diversity and Rights (EDR)' section within the 'Involvement, Engagement and Feedback' sectionOpens in a new window. Employment Monitoring dataOpens in a new window covering disability, ethnicity, religion, gender and sexual orientation can be found in the Workforce sectionOpens in a new window where our Staff Governance Equal Pay Statement - April 2017Opens in a new window can also be found.

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Annual Report

The Annual Report 2016/17 of The State Hospitals Board for Scotland has been produced.

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Publications Update

All State Hospital publications are in the process of being updated.

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