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Guid Nychburris principals return to DGRI

AHEAD of the first Guid Nychburris festivities in three years, the Guid Nychburris principals for 2022 visited Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary yesterday and met staff and patients of all ages. This year’s event is the first since the COVID-19 pandemic, and, appropriately, it has a strong medical flavour. This year’s Cornet’s Lass is healthcare …

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New generation of doctors complete their studies in Dumfries and Galloway

A GROUND-BREAKING programme to create a new generation of doctors has seen its first students complete their three years of study within Dumfries and Galloway.  COVID-19 has added to the challenge, but the ScotGEM programme has supported 54 graduates with a range of different first degrees to pursue a career as a generalist practitioner within …

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Redress for Survivors Scheme

NHS Scotland Public Statement NHS Scotland participation in the scheme created by The Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Act 2021 On 6 December 2021, Scotland’s NHS Boards were formally invited to participate in the Redress Scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in residential care settings in Scotland. We acknowledge the …

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Early Intervention for Psychosis Survey

NHS Dumfries and Galloway are developing an Early Intervention for Psychosis service, which will provide support to people and their families experiencing psychosis for the first time. The team would welcome honest feedback on both people with personal lived experience of psychosis and also their family and carers experience of supporting someone to access mental …

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Welcome drop in region’s COVID

A WELCOME decline in COVID-19 cases has been recorded in Dumfries and Galloway, decreasing in line with the rest of Scotland. However, the 1434 cases recorded last week – down from 1889 – is still very significant, and if there is a continuing decline it may not be rapid. COVID spread could still continue to …

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Technical problems affecting GP practice

A GP practice in Annan is currently experiencing significant technical problems.The issues affecting Greencroft South are currently preventing access to details on appointments as well as medical records.The practice extends very sincere apologies to anyone who was expecting to receive a call today but has not received one.They ask everyone in this position to please …

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