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Board Member Recruitment

Want to make a difference to the NHS in your local area? Why? The NHS impacts on everyone’s lives at one time or another and this could be your chance to get involved in improving, sustaining and protecting the health of the local population. What’s involved? NHS D&G is looking for three people to join …

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Dumfries and Galloway marks Volunteers’ Week 2021

This year marks the 37th year of Volunteers’ Week, which runs annually from 1 to 7 June, when Dumfries and Galloway partners will join thousands of charities and voluntary organisations recognising the contribution volunteers make across the UK and thanking them for all they do. The contribution of volunteers is often unseen and unrecognised by …

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GP offers insight into the impact of COVID-19 on Primary Care THE COVID pandemic has had a huge impact on all aspects of our society, but the changes it has forced on healthcare systems have been particularly significant.  As one of the first points of contact for patients, GP practices have been required to quickly …

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COVID-19 Update

A total of 73 new COVID-19 cases were identified in Dumfries and Galloway within the week ending 15th November. This was lower than the 98 additional cases in the previous week, but COVID-19 cases are continuing to appear across the region. The new cases resulted in 373 further close contacts being identified, and again this …

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Inpatient visiting resumes at Galloway Community Hospital

VISITING to inpatient wards at Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer has resumed from today. However, as have been in place now for a number of weeks, restrictions mean that each patient is limited to one named visitor during the course of their time in hospital. With specific exemptions, inpatient visiting was suspended last Wednesday as …

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Hospital ‘treating older patients with dignity and respect’

OLDER people in a Dumfries and Galloway Hospital are treated with dignity and respect by friendly and approachable staff. That was the finding of a report which followed an unannounced inspection at Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer by Healthcare Improvement Scotland from September 17 to 19. Welcoming the findings of the report into Care of …

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