NHS Dumfries & Galloway

COVID cases update

A further case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Gretna and Annan areas of Dumfries and Galloway, taking the total to ten since Monday. The increase is confirmed as the Scottish Government has announced extended lockdown restrictions for postcode areas in Dumfries and Galloway over the next few days – to help limit further …

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Mobile COVID testing

There is a Mobile Testing Unit moving around the region to provide local testing facilities for individuals aged five and over who have symptoms of COVID-19, symptomatic key workers not covered by existing NHS testing, and household members of these groups. This testing is by appointments made in advance. This testing unit is being organised …

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NHS Board Update

On Monday, a virtual meeting of NHS Dumfries and Galloway Board featured updates on the implementation of national directives around COVID-19. Board members agreed new governance arrangements aimed at restoring some committees as much as is possible within the current coronavirus epidemic. As part of those discussions, it was confirmed that a Public Health Governance …

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