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NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Dumfries & Galloway serve a population of just 148,500 but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles. Stretching from Langholm in the East to Stranraer in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to the Solway Coast.

Key Employability Contacts

  • Health Works Strategic Lead: Philip Myers (Health and Wellbeing Specialist)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation: Hazel Dykes (Associate Director for Allied Health Professions)

Local Approaches to Health & Employability

  • The NHS Dumfries and Galloway Health and Work Group are a multi-disciplinary group which has been established to respond to the health and work agenda. 
  • Single Point of Contact - in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council's Employability and Skills Team NHS Dumfries and Galloway have established a Single Point of Contact for Health Professionals to support the referral of patients and clients to appropriate support