News

Fall in Stage 1 cancer detection across NHS Borders

New figures from the Information Services Division (ISB) show that early detection rates for certain cancers across the Borders have fallen, with fewer people being diagnosed at Stage 1 for breast, colorectal and lung cancer.

33 Borders addresses 'red-flagged' by ambulance crews

It has been revealed that ambulance crews are prevented from entering 33 addresses in the in the TD postcode area amid fears for their safety. This is because they have been red flagged as being unsafe.

Local MSP becomes ‘Apprentice for the Day'

Rachael Hamilton MSP, member for Ettrick, Roxburgh & Berwickshire, has taken part in an initiative called ‘Apprentice for the Day’ run by Skills Development Scotland.

Blooming Great Garden Party held at the Scottish Parliament

Local MSP Rachael Hamilton recently joined 150 people at a special event celebrating Marie Curie’s latest fundraiser. This included local organisers and volunteers from the Scottish Borders such as Karen Woods, Helen Ramsay, and Maureen Stevenson.

Local MSP quizzes minister on delayed discharge

During Portfolio Questions in the Scottish Parliament, Rachael Hamilton MSP took the opportunity to grill Health Secretary, Shona Robison MSP on high levels of delayed discharge experienced in NHS Borders.