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Darataigh dementia unit in Stranraer closure confirmed

A final decision has been made to close a Darataigh mental health facility in Stranraer. Credit: ITV Border

A final decision has been made to close a Darataigh mental health facility in Stranraer.

Earlier this year, there were demonstrations outside the dementia unit by those opposed to the closure.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway says it has now approved a new model of community services including the permanent closure of the dementia unit.

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