Dumfries & Galloway Health & Social Care

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

  • Tests and masks still expected for visits to hospitals and care homes

    ANYONE planning to visit a hospital or care home in Dumfries and Galloway will still be expected to first test themselves for COVID-19.  Similarly, anyone visiting a health care setting or a care home will continue to be expected to wear a face mask if able to do so.  Changes around testing in Scotland have seen the end of regular free asymptomatic testing via Lateral Flow Devices (LFD) for most people.   However, free LFD kits are being provided nationally for groups including those visiting hospitals or care home.  In order to obtain a free LFD kit for this purpose, visit the national NHS Inform website at www.nhsinform.scot or...