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NHS Borders 17h
Get involved in the national conversation about how the new will improve health and wellbeing in your community. Leave your feedback here:
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NHS Borders 19h
Thanks to Braw Lad Robbie Lowrie, Braw Lass Nicola Laing and their attendants for visiting our staff and patients in the BGH today!
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NHS Borders Jun 23
If your community pharmacy is closed and you're too ill to wait for it re-opening, contact the GP Out-of-Hours Service: NHS 24 on 111.
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NHS Borders Jun 22
Please help us keep our patients & staff safe, do not visit our hospitals & other healthcare settings for 48 hours after you have had symptoms of d&v.
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NHS Borders Jun 21
Thank you to Melrosian, Ben Magowan and his right and left-hand men Harry Fletcher and Russell Mackay for popping into the BGH to visit our staff and patients. Hip Hip!
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NHS Borders Jun 21
Have you heard about the new Best Start Grant? If you receive benefits or tax credits, you could be eligible to receive up to £600 to help with a new baby. Visit to find out more.
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NHS Borders Jun 20
Play and celebrate diversity in the Borders by getting involved with Scottish Borders Diversity Week. Host an event, invite more people to an existing group or get in touch if you have an idea for a new kindness project! Find out more here:
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NHS Borders Jun 20
Worried you aren’t going to be able to submit your nominations for our in time for tonight’s deadline? Don’t worry we have got your back! The nomination deadline has been extended to midnight tomorrow (Friday 21 June 2019).
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NHS Borders Jun 20
Today is If you are in the BGH today be sure to stop by the information stand at the bottom of the stairs to meet our Laboratory staff and find out a bit more about what they do!
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Clean Air Day Jun 19
Today is ! 🎉🌤️ 🚶‍♂️🚴🛴 Walk, cycle or scoot to school or work today.
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Clean Air Day Jun 20
Even before your children are born, can already be affecting them. 🤰 Protect the of your family with guidance from
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Clean Air Day Jun 20
Happy everyone! How are you pledging to wipe out today? 😁🌍
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NHS Borders Jun 19
Did you know that all NHS Borders pharmacies have a Minor Ailment Service available? They can help you access free medication for a minor illness or complaint. Find out more:
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Keira McAllister Jun 17
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NHS Borders Jun 18
Have you got crutches that have been gathering dust for yonks? Worried it's too late to return them? Good news, it's not too late! Return them to A&E in the BGH ... no questions asked!
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NHS Grampian Jun 18
Are you 30+ weeks pregnant, living in Scotland and have 10 minutes to spare? are conducting a survey about fruit and vegetable consumption during pregnancy. The survey is available at
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Heart of Hawick Jun 17
Did you know we are part of the Chatty Cafe scheme? ☕️ Pop in for a chat at one of our chat and natter tables to meet new people and have a good blether. Find out more here
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Keira McAllister Jun 17
This Thursday laboratories are celebrating by hosting a stand all day at the bottom of the main BGH stairs. Come along to find out more about our work and how it impacts healthcare
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NHS Borders Jun 17
Have you been meaning to submit a Celebrating Excellence Awards nomination but haven’t had time? Nominations close this Thursday (20 June) at midnight! Please don't miss your chance, nominate now by clicking here:
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NHS Borders Jun 16
Happy Father's Day to all you awesome dads out there! Are you a new dad or a dad to be? We have some top tips and info for you, including details about skin to skin (as demonstrated here by dad Scott and baby Freddie!) Check out our top tips here:
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