NHS Dumfries and Galloway

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Dumfries and Galloway
Headquarters Dumfries
Area served Dumfries and Galloway
Website www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

NHS Dumfries and Galloway (Gaelic: Bòrd SSN Dùn Phris agus an Gall-Ghaidhealaibh) is the health board serving the Dumfries and Galloway region. It is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. NHS Dumfries & Galloway provides health care and promotes healthy living for the people of Dumfries and Galloway.

The population served is just 146,500, but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 km2). Dumfries and Galloway stretches from Langholm in the East to Stranraer in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to the Solway Coast. There are a number of Community Hospitals throughout the region, and an intermediate unit (including maternity services and medical & surgical beds) in Stranraer.[1]

Its headquarters are at Crichton Hall, Dumfries.

Board Members[edit]

  • Vice Chairman - Andrew Johnston
  • Non Executive - Andrew Campbell
  • Elected Non Executive - Alf Hannay
  • Elected Non Executive - Robert Allan
  • Elected Non Executive - John Moore
  • Elected Non Executive - Lesley Garbutt
  • Elected Non Executive - Tommy Sloan
  • Elected Non Executive - Anna Kelly
  • Elected Non Executive - Penny Halliday
  • Elected Non Executive - David Hannay
  • Elected Non Executive - George Willacy
  • Elected Non Executive - Andrew Walls
  • Chief Executive - Jeff Ace
  • Medical Director - Dr. Angus Cameron
  • Director of Nursing - Hazel Borland
  • Director of Finance - Craig Marriott
  • Director of Public Health - Dr. Derek Cox
  • Employee Director - James Beattie
  • Chair, Area Clinical Forum - Hazel Dykes
  • Local Authority - Ivor Hyslop


Within Dumfries
Crichton Royal Hospital  • Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary  • Nithbank Hospital

Outwith Dumfries
Annan Hospital  • Castle Douglas Hospital  • Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer  • Kirkcudbright Hospital  • Lochmaben Hospital  • Moffat Hospital  • Newton Stewart Hospital  • Thomas Hope Hospital, Langholm  • Thornhill Hospital



  1. ^ Dumfries and Galloway NHS - About Us

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