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Public holidays in Scotland

The number of public holidays to which medical staff are entitled is set out in the contract of employment and the precise dates can vary between, and even within, employing authorities.

All medical staff are entitled to 10 public holidays per annum. The actual days designated as public holidays will be agreed through the local negotiating committee (LNC).

By local agreement, two of the public holiday days may be converted to a period of annual leave.

 

2014-2015 holidays

NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 26 May 2014 Spring public holiday
Friday 19 September 2014 Public holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
Friday 2 January 2015 Public holiday
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 Early May public holiday
Monday 25 August 2014 Summer public holiday
Friday 13 October 2014 Public holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Wednesday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
Thursday 2 January 2015 Public holiday
NHS Fife
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 Early May bank holiday
Friday 18 July 2014 Public holiday
Monday 18 August 2014 Public Holiday
Monday 6 October 2014 Public Holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
 Friday 2 January 2015 Public Holiday
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 May Day Monday
Monday 26 May 2014* May Monday*
Monday 21 July 2014* Fair Monday*
Monday 29 September 2014 Autumn Monday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year
Friday 2 January 2015 New Year
NHS Greater Renfrewshire
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 May Day Monday
Monday 26 May 2014* May Monday*
Monday 4 August 2014* Fair Monday*
Monday 29 September 2014 Autumn Monday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year
Friday 2 January 2015 New Year
NHS Inverclyde
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 May Day Monday
Monday 26 May 2014* May Monday*
Monday 7 July 2014* Fair Monday*
Monday 8 September 2014 Autumn Monday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year
 Friday 2 January 2015 New Year
NHS Lanarkshire
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 26 May 2014 Spring public holiday
Monday 21 July 2014 Holiday (medics only)
Friday 26 September 2014 Holiday (medics only)
Monday 29 September 2014 Public holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
Friday 2 January 2015 Public holiday
NHS Lomond
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 May Day Monday
Monday 26 May 2014* May Monday*
Monday 21 July 2014* Fair Monday*
Monday 29 September 2014 Autumn Monday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year
Friday 2 January 2015 New Year
*These are additional days for GP practices and NHS medical staff only (including dental practitioners).

NHS Lothian
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 Early May public holiday
Monday 19 May 2014 Victoria Day (doctors in training only)
Friday 12 September 2014 Holiday (doctors in training only)
Monday 15 September 2014 Autumn public holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
Friday 2 January 2015 Public holiday
NHS Western Isles
Friday 18 April 2014 Good Friday
Monday 21 April 2014 Easter Monday
Monday 5 May 2014 May Holiday
Monday 4 August 2014 August Holiday
Thursday 25 December 2014 Christmas Day
Friday 26 December 2014 Boxing Day
Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year's Day
Friday 2 January 2015 January holiday

 

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