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Thousands of operations cancelled in south of Scotland

Thousands of operations have been cancelled across the south of Scotland. Credit: PA

Thousands of hospital operations in Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders have been cancelled over the past year.

Figures released by the Information Services Division, a branch of NHS Scotland, show the number of cancelled operations between May 2015 and June 2016.

  • NHS Dumfries and Galloway
1,970
Cancelled operations between May 2015 and June 2016
617
Operations cancelled by patient
  • NHS Borders
668
Cancelled operations between May 2015 and June 2016
159
Operations cancelled by patient