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Key Facts

One of the most sparsely populated regions of Scotland, three of every ten people live in settlements of under 500 people or in isolated hamlets, served by 23 GP practices (as of July 20128). The Borders is separated into five localities: Berwickshire, Cheviot, Eildon, Teviot, and Tweeddale.

Key Officials

Chief Officer: Robert McCulloch-Graham
Chair: Dr S Mather
Vice Chair: Councillor David Parker

Latest News

Borders dementia care to change
Hospital beds for dementia patients reduced to shift to ‘informal and homely settings’…
Ageing population key challenge for Borders
Annual report highlights improvements in some areas, with concern over pressure on services due to ageing population…
New chair announced for NHS Borders
Karen Hamilton appointed to role after four months as interim chair…

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