We serve a population of 140,000 people spread across 2,400 square miles and deliver a range of health and care services from over 50 bases across the region. We employ approximately 4,500 staff from a range of different clinical and non-clinical backgrounds. We are very proud of our friendly and committed workforce and enjoy very low rates of staff turnover. This allows us to deliver services from stable, committed and supportive health and care teams.

These are made up of the following staff groups:

Nursing/Midwifery49.1%
Allied Health Professionals6.8%
Administrative Services17.9%
Senior Management0.5%
Support Services11.5%
Healthcare Sciences2.7%
Medical & Dental7.5%
Medical & Dental Support1.1%
Emergency Services0.4%
Personal & Social Care0.1%
Other Therapeutic2.4%
Map of Dumfries and Galloway in the United Kingdom Map of Dumfries and Galloway in the United Kingdom
Dumfries & Galloway Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to London: 6 hours (363.9 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Bristol: 5 hours 25 Minutes (323.7 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Cardiff: 5 hours 45 Minutes (343.7 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Birmingham: 4 hours 7 Minutes (241.9 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Liverpool: 3 hours 5 Minutes (172.3 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Manchester: 2 hours 57 Minutes (165.6 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Leeds: 3 hours 15 Minutes (172.7 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Glasgow: 1 hour 48 Minutes (90.2 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Edinburgh: 2 hours 17 Minutes (92.1 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Aberdeen: 4 hours 1 minute (223.6 Miles) Driving time from Dumfries & Galloway to Inverness: 4 hours 32 Minutes (246.8 Miles) London Bristol Cardiff Birmingham Liverpool Manchester Leeds Glasgow Edinburgh Aberdeen Inverness

Dumfries & Galloway is situated in the South-West of Scotland. This map will give you an idea of travel times to some of the largest Cities in the UK.

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary

The main district general hospital for the region is the Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, which is located in the town of Dumfries. The Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including the very latest preventative, diagnostic and treatment alternatives. Dumfries & Galloway Royal infirmary contains 352 staffed beds and 11 cots and includes the following departments:

  • Emergency Department
  • Anaesthetics
  • Dermatology
  • ENT surgery
  • General medicine
  • General surgery
  • Geriatrics/rehabilitation/
  • Stroke medicine
  • Haematology
  • Laboratory services
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics & gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Paediatrics
  • Specialist
  • Palliative care
  • Radiology
  • Renal medicine
  • Urology
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Galloway Community Hospital

The Galloway Community Hospital is located in the west of the region, in the town of Stranraer. Services provided at this site include Day Surgery (12 trolley area); Dalrymple Ward which is a Rehabilitation ward (26 beds); Garrick Ward comprising of Acute Medicine (20 beds); Renal Services (4 station unit haemodialysis); 2 maternity beds as well as Emergency Department, Anaesthetics, Laboratory, Radiology, Out-patients (provided by a number of Consultants and specialist nurses from Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary), and Out-of-Hours.

  • Emergency Department
  • Day Surgery
  • Assessment & Rehabilitation
  • Acute Medicine
  • Maternity
  • Renal services
  • Investigations & Diagnostic
  • Out-patient
  • Dental
  • Out of Hours
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Midpark Hospital

Midpark Hospital is NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s mental health facility for in-patient care. The hospital was opened in 2012 and provides a range of inpatient services in a modern, stable and secure environment. It contains 85 staffed beds and delivers the following services:

  • Adult acute admissions
  • Older adult acute admissions
  • Older adult assessment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Intensive psychiatric care
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Cottage Hospitals

NHS Dumfries & Galloway also have 8 cottage hospitals located throughout the region as detailed below.

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