Ninewells 1974-2014

Hospital Life

A great hospital like Ninewells is more than just doctors and patients. Many more people work tirelessly behind the scenes, while the hospital is also home to many public facilities and events, including the exhibitions of the Tayside Medical History Museum!


Image above: The large tapestry was installed in the concourse in 1974. Designed by Archie Brennan, it was created by the Edinburgh Tapestry Co, now better known as the famous Dovecot Studios. (courtesy of NHS Tayside)



Image above: The original hospital chapel, 1974 (courtesy of NHS Tayside)


Ninewells Kitchen

Image above: Staff in the kitchens, 1976 (courtesy of NHS Tayside)


Switchboard 1987

Image above: Ladies at the switchboard, 1987 (courtesy of NHS Tayside)


Harris Academy Orchestra

Image above: Harris Academy Orchestra playing in the concourse, 1989 (copyright DC Thomson & Co Ltd)

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