NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Advice following national suspension of screening programmes

A national decision was taken recently to suspend screening programmes because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The reasoning was that while there are risks to individuals through delayed diagnosis of conditions that these screening programmes would have picked up, these risks need to be weighed up in the context of the pressures on the NHS …

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NHS Dumfries and Galloway suspends visiting across all hospitals

NHS Dumfries and Galloway has taken the decision to suspend all visiting for inpatient wards in all hospitals across the region to limit the spread of coronavirus and to protect vulnerable patients. This comes into effect from today, Thursday March 19. We know that patients and families may have concerns but we hope everyone understands …

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Update on antenatal services

AN UPDATE can now be provided on what the suspension non-urgent outpatient and inpatient activity at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and Galloway Community Hospital will mean for antenatal services. All essential antenatal care will continue to be provided across Dumfries and Galloway. Your midwife will discuss your individual needs with you when you are …

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