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Cancer screening on hold as SECC to become NHS hospital with room for 1,000 coronavirus patients ‘within fortnight'

2 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

One of Scotland's most popular venues is being transformed into an NHS hospital with room for up to 1,000 patients in order to deal the coronavirus pandemic.
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow is being built into a health facility that will allow Scotland to cope with a possible increase in the number covid-19 patients.
It will house 300 additional beds have room for as many as 1000 patients if needs be.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the plans at a press conference in Edinburgh on Monday morning - adding that the new hospital will be a “contingency” measure...
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