NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Do you want to make a difference to the NHS in your local community?

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 Dumfries and Galloway is looking for one new member to join its Board.  This is a challenging, rewarding and worthwhile […]

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Unprecedented financial challenges for NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s new Chief Executive has described the ‘enormity’ of the financial challenge which lies ahead. Speaking at last week’s meeting of the NHS Board, Julie White welcomed a plan which includes 80 identified savings opportunities aimed towards saving £18.3 million in the new financial year – equating to five per cent of

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Go green message – as festive pharmacy opening times revealed

‘GO GREEN this Christmas’ is the message from the region’s pharmacy teams – asking people not to stockpile items during the festive period.  Thousands of medications end up going unused every year in Dumfries and Galloway, but with a cost to the environment during their production and when they subsequently have to be binned.  Dr Emily Kennedy is

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Organ and Tissue Donation Week

NHS Dumfries and Galloway is encouraging people yet to record their donation decision to make it known this Organ and Tissue Donation Week (18-24 September 2023). New statistics release today show that over half of people in the NHS Dumfries and Galloway area (54 per cent) have now registered their donation decision – 50.5 per

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