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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

Two-thirds of IJBs warning of budget deficits
Planned bailouts will still leave £30m black hole…
NHS Borders reports financial progress
Health board says savings targets are on track, but there is still “significant work” to do…
Borders dementia ward ‘unfit for purpose’
Mental Welfare Commission report highlights concerns about NHS Borders General ward earmarked for closure…

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