NHS Dumfries and Galloway has been told it must make "significant improvements" at Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland first raised concerns about patient care and safety after an inspection in November. It's now carried out a follow up inspection and says it's failed to find significant improvements.
Concerns include a lack of support and leadership from senior management. Local MP Russell Brown says the report is "utterly damning".
The hospital first opened in September 2006, replacing both the Dalrymple Hospital and the Garrick Hospital. Twenty-six areas have been identified for improvement.
The Care Quality Commission has said that The Wigton Group Medical Practice was rated 'outstanding' because every member of its staff contributes to patient care.
It claimed the GP surgery, which is the first in the region to gain the rating, received "overwhelming" praise from its patients.
Patients have praised the service they receive at The Wigton Group Medical Practice.
It's the first surgery in the county to receive a rating of "outstanding" from the CGC, and patients have said that it's down to the "friendliness" of the staff there.
A GP surgery in West Cumbria has become the first in the county to receive a rating of "outstanding" from the Care Quality Commission.
The Wigton Group Medical Practice received the highest possible rating following an inspection last november.
It is the tenth practice in the country to achieve the rating.
NHS Borders has said it has no plans to close hospitals, and has no "hidden agenda" after it approved an 18-month review of its services.
A petition against any move to shut four sites in Peoples, Duns, Hawick and Kelso has gathered more than 4,000 signatures.
Hospitals in North Cumbria will spend an estimated £16.5 million on temporary doctors this year, which is £10 million more than three years ago.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust says it has been open and honest about the recruitment challenges it is faced with.
A spokeswoman for the Trust insisted the spending is an "entirely necessary measure" but local MP Jamie Reed says it's unacceptable.
A petition with more than 4,000 signatures against the closures of Community Hospitals in the Borders was handed to NHS Borders today.
Lori Carnochan reports.
Protestors campaigning against the possible closure of Community Hospitals in the Borders will hand in a petition today.
More than 4,000 people have signed the document, which will be delivered to the NHS Borders board this afternoon.
People in Cleator Moor will now be able access a range of support and information about dealing with cancer at their local library.
Cleator Moor Library has been included in the Macmillan Cancer Information Library Project, making it the 19th library across Cumbria to join the scheme.
The project aims to make information about cancer more widely available to the public in a non-medical setting, and the council is pleased it has been extended.
“Since this service was launched six years ago around 4,000 books have been borrowed to help people deal with cancer. It’s a service that is appreciated greatly by people who use it and I’m thrilled to hear that another library has taken on this project.”
Rachael Hogg needs a kidney transplant and her husband, Chris, is giving her one of his.
Fiona Marely Paterson went to meet them both.
For more information on organ donation, you can find useful links here.