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Care change move

MERGING GP practices and the future of the cottage hospital will be key topics when a review of Moffat’s health and social care services begins on Monday.

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Hotel dream as historic NHS site goes on sale

A MASSIVE NHS building in Dumfries is being marketed for potential redevelopment as a 200-bedroom luxury hotel.

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Calling hidden carers

A BID is being made to contact “hard to reach” carers across the region.

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GP shortage impact grows in region

THE CLOCK is ticking towards a potential crisis in the region due to a shortage of GPs, according to an Annan doctor.


Anger at dental clinic closure plans

PLANS to close Lochside dental clinic have been criticised – with accusations that the NHS deliberately ran down the service.

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UPDATE: Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

A CYBER attack which has hit the UK’s NHS has seen ‘very limited patient services’ affected in Dumfries and Galloway.


Think again on hospital roads revamp

A CONTROVERSIAL revamp of roads leading to Dumfries’ new hospital has been put on hold — to allow more time to consider options.


Flu vaccine push

PARENTS in the region are being urged to get their under 5s vaccinated against flu this winter.

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Bowel screening could save your life

COMMON signs and symptoms of bowel cancer are being highlighted as part of a drive to tackle the disease nationally.

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Agency nurse shift cost local NHS £1400

A £1400 payout by NHS Dumfries and Galloway for a single shift by an agency nurse has been described as ‘monstrous.’

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