Dumfries and Galloway


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Dumfries and Galloway

a council area in SW Scotland: created in 1975 from the counties of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, and Wigtown; became a unitary authority in 1996; chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Dumfries. Pop.: 147 210 (2003 est.). Area: 6439 sq. km (2486 sq. miles)
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South of Scotland MSP Colin Smyth also accused the government of "mismanaging" the NHS and said: "The GP recruitment crisis affects rural areas such as Dumfries and Galloway more acutely, with many patients already experiencing changes and GP practice closures.
Dumfries and Galloway NHS chief operating officer Julie White added: "Our deepest sympathies are with the family.
A Dumfries and Galloway Police spokesman said: "The man fell off his mountain bike and suffered head and back injuries.
This was a direct petition for adoption of a child placed by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
"Dumfries and Galloway benefits from this funding, as it has from the funding for additional officers."
Responding to accusations that the Tory-run Dumfries and Galloway Council responded poorly to the floods, Mr Cameron said: "I think the response was effective.
Five people have been killed on Dumfries and Galloway's roads in two weeks and 23 during 2006.
The 29-year-old driver of the other car died of his injuries after being taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
Dr Malik is cherished by his students and is known for caring for stroke patients in Dumfries and Galloway with professionalism and skill.
Healthcare Environment Inspectorate staff issued eight requirements and three recommendations for NHS Dumfries and Galloway to address.
Dumfries and Galloway Police say the black Peugeot 308 car left the road on the west side and travelled down an embankment.
A Royal Navy helicopter took her to Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary.