Doctors and nurses from the maternity ward at Borders General Hospital have made their own version of Fairytale of New York.Read the full story ›
The NHS says the vaccination is not harmful to pregnant women and offers the best protection for mum and baby.Read the full story ›
Figures released by NHS Borders has shown there has been more than 400 reported assaults on nurses and midwives in the last year.Read the full story ›
The watchdog Audit Scotland has warned that reform is needed to ensure health boards are financially sustainable.Read the full story ›
The online system gives people the opportunity to anonymously write and read comments about health facilities across the county.Read the full story ›
The head of the NHS in Dumfries & Galloway says Brexit could cause disruption to health services, and make recruitment problems worse.Read the full story ›
“Treatment could be pretty barbaric with cold baths and whipping of patients”.
The former Crichton Royal Hospital in Dumfries opened in 1830. But many years later, it pioneered care for mental health patients.
NHS staff care for us from the cradle to the grave.
There might not be one born every minute in our region, but midwives play a huge role in bringing new life into Cumbria and the South of Scotland.
Meet community midwife Alison from Galashiels:
The NHS still plays a part after we die too.
Mortuary worker, Alex, tells us how she got into her job at the Cumberland Infirmary, that she finds far from morbid:
We put one of west Cumbria's first NHS nurses, 85-year-old Ella Cullen, in a room with Vanessa Branney, who currently works in the Intensive Care Unit, and left them to chat:
Next month the NHS will mark its 70th anniversary and we'd like your help to mark the occasion.
We want you to tell us who your local NHS hero is in a 20 second video clip. Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and you could be on Lookaround!
Samantha Parker has the details: