The Borders General Hospital is a modern and well-equipped district general hospital serving the Borders area in South East Scotland. The hospital has 293 acute beds, including a 15-bed Medical Assessment Receiving Unit. There is a CT/MRI unit at the hospital. The hospital provides acute services, as well as inpatient, day-case and outpatients facilities for most specialties, in addition to cancer services. There is also a dedicated 15-bed stroke unit.
The trust has is a paediatrician on site 24 hours a day seven days per week, and there are always at least two registered children's nurses on duty 24 hours a day on the children's ward. The Macmillan Cancer Centre has received ISO 9001 accreditation. The Extended Role Physiotherapy Practitioners have been finalists in the Scottish Health Awards.
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