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New medicines safety group gives increased assurance

A GROUP has been established with the aim of promoting safe and effective use of medicines throughout Dumfries and Galloway. The Medicines Safety Group is a sub-group of the Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC), which has a focus on improving and maintaining the quality of systems and processes associated with prescribing, administering, dispensing and …

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Event to explain how to take control of your health and social care

AN EVENT aimed at showing how to plan the future of your health and social care will take place in Wigtownshire later this month. Planning Life’s Journey is being organised as part of Transforming Wigtownshire, and will set out the role which can be played by systems such as the Anticipatory Care Plan (ACP) and Power of …

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Publications aim to help address winter loneliness in region

A TRIO of publications is set to offer advice on how people suffering loneliness this winter can find support and guidance. Led by a local newsletter, the three free publications have been produced within Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership and are now being circulated in communities. Dr Fionnuala Edgar is Senior Clinical …

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