NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Call to 12 to 17 year olds as COVID cases again near 3000 in a week

AS the region again recorded nearly 3000 new cases of COVID-19 last week, a call is being made for young people aged 12 to 17 to take action to receive their second dose.COVID-19 is spreading widely across Dumfries and Galloway, with figures for the week ending January 12 showing 2906 new cases, up from 2825 …

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ADDITIONAL drop-in vaccination clinics are running across the region today.

Anyone aged over 18 who is now at least 12 weeks from their second jag is strongly encouraged to take up the opportunity to receive a booster jag, which is now known to play a key role in defending against the Omicron variant. People are encouraged to book their slot through the national portal, or …

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Extreme pressures impacting on NHS services

Due to a combination of staff absences and high levels of patient activity, services across NHS Dumfries and Galloway are currently under extreme pressure. Patients should be aware that they are likely to experience very long waits for access to treatment at our emergency departments for all but life-threatening conditions. Although we will do our …

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