Border residents urged to stay away from A&E

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary Credit: Paul McMullin

Hospital bosses in southern Scotland are again urging people to stay away from Accident and Emergency units unless they need urgent treatment.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway say emergency departments at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary are still facing significant demand and some of the worst winter pressures on record.

In a recent tweet, the Trust asked members of the public to consider all options of treatment before attending:

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