A series of consultation meetings is set to take place as part of an independent charity’s review of Short Break Services in Dumfries and Galloway. Action for Children have announced...Read More
Working together for the future of Health and Social Care
Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership brings together the NHS, Council and the Third and Independent Sectors.
The Partnership is committed to helping people achieve and maintain their best possible level of wellbeing, and to working in partnership to create, deliver and sustain new models of health and social care.
It takes forward the work of Dumfries and Galloway Integration Joint Board – a public body formed in 2014 through Scottish Government legislation, now responsible for the planning and delivery of the vast majority of health and adult social care services within the region
NHS Dumfries and Galloway is well-prepared for any positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is asking the public to play their part in protecting themselves and each other. While all tests in Scotland have so far been negative, Deputy Medical Director Dr Grecy Bell says an outbreak is highly likely based on the spread of infection in other countries. Dr Bell said: “We have well-developed protocols in place to deal with any such illness, and we are providing support to staff both in hospital settings and in the community, including our GPs across the region. “However, the public also has an important role...