A SCOTS horror author has revealed the tales behind a few of the spooky spirits that allegedly stalk the corridors of a “haunted” Glasgow hospital.
John McNee is an creator who shares scary Scottish folktales and legends about what are mentioned to be a few of the most haunted locations in Scotland.
The 39-year-old paid a go to to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Saturday for his newest backgrounder, the place he claims the ghosts of workers and sufferers alike nonetheless linger.
The video begins with the Glaswegian filming the outside of the Royal Infirmary, with site visitors passing by the in any other case nondescript constructing.
Nonetheless, John reveals: “Many ghosts are mentioned to hang-out this hospital. Numerous medical doctors, nurses and sufferers down the years have claimed to have seen unusual goings-on at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
“You’d count on most hospitals to have the occasional haunting however at greater than 200 years previous, Glasgow Royal Infirmary has greater than most.
“But, workers right here declare to have seen the identical spectres so many occasions that they’re not even afraid of them anymore.
“There’s the Floating Matron, who seems to be identical to every other nurse till somebody notices that she has nothing under the knee.
“There’s the Gray Woman who seems to be like a affected person trying to flee from the hospital, however when somebody tries to chase her, she disappears.
“And there’s Archie – who haunts ward 27 – described as an aged man together with his hair in a bun, who talks solely to dying sufferers, apparently to consolation them which in its personal means is sort of good.
“One story that folks love to inform about this hospital is that of a health care provider racing by way of the corridors to succeed in a affected person who had suffered a cardiac arrest.
“Working by way of the hall, he’s stopped by a person who asks for instructions to get out of the hospital.
“He then offers the person instructions and continues on his means and reaches the ward solely to seek out that the affected person tragically has died which is distressing in itself, however extra distressing was that he recognised the affected person as the identical man to whom he had simply given instructions.”
John posted the video to social media on Saturday with the caption: “Glasgow Royal Infirmary has a status as some of the haunted spots within the metropolis.”
The clip has since obtained over 16,000 likes and greater than 400 feedback from spooked customers.
One individual wrote: “Me watching this on night time shift within the royal proper now.”
One other commented: “There’s an deserted ward on degree 6 of the previous aspect. I used to be informed by a health care provider there.”
A 3rd mentioned: “Me seeing this about to start out a job there in a couple of weeks.”
One other added: “I’ve labored many an evening shift and to be truthful the physician who walks round is a typical sight, not scary in any respect.”
Talking right this moment John mentioned: “I feel [the ghosts] are pretty extensively recognized. I spent a couple of weeks within the Glasgow Royal Infirmary as a affected person again in 2000 and I keep in mind listening to a few of the tales then.
“I’ve at all times had an curiosity within the supernatural, fantasy and folklore so it’s the type of factor that crops up in dialog.
“I solely joined TikTok a couple of weeks in the past and thought it might be enjoyable to submit some movies sharing a few of the tales I’ve learn or heard about. There are another Glasgow tales I’d prefer to get to.
“I write horror novels and brief tales. My first novel was PRINCE OF NIGHTMARES, a few haunted lodge within the Scottish Highlands that ensures its company dangerous goals.
“My newest is HAIL SANTA!, a few small Canadian city below menace from an evil entity masquerading as Santa Claus.”
Glasgow Royal Infirmary opened in December 1794 and have become a part of NHS Scotland in 1948, with the current primary constructing relationship again to 1914.