Key Officials

Chief Executive: Ralph Roberts

Chairperson: Karen Hamilton

Medical Director: Cliff Sharp

Nurse Director: Nicky Berry


Within the area the population of around 110,000 is served by five hospitals, with the Borders General Hospital being the largest. The majority of Borders residents live in rural areas and the proportion of older people is higher than the national average, whereas levels of illness and deprivation are relatively low compared to the rest of Scotland.

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