Queen opens Glasgow hospital named in her honour

THE Queen today officially opened two “state-of-the-art” new hospitals, one of which has been named in her honour, in Scotland’s biggest city.

The Queen arriving at the new South Glasgow University Hospital. Picture: Hemedia
The Queen arriving at the new South Glasgow University Hospital. Picture: Hemedia

Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, she visited the £842 million South Glasgow University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children as part of her week of royal engagements in Scotland.

In a ceremony she unveiled plaques officially renaming them The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow and The Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.