MULTI million pound plans to modernise Monklands Hospital have moved forward.

Graeme Reid will take the helm of NHS Lanarkshire’s project to rebuild or revamp the Airdrie hospital.

He is joining the health board from Transport Scotland and will be tasked with identifying the preferred option.

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Graeme, 37, said: “I was attracted by the challenge of leading an important project that will offer huge benefits to the local community and the wider population of the west of Scotland.”