Territorial NHS Boards
NHS Dumfries and Galloway – serving a population of over 148,000 but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles. Dumfries and Galloway stretches from Langholm in the East to Drummore in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to Sandyhills on the Solway Coast.
NHS Western Isles – otherwise known as Western Isles Health Board, is the organisation responsible for providing healthcare to the population of the Western Isles, which is made up of approximately 26,500 people.
Special NHS Boards
The Scottish Ambulance Service – providing ambulance care to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical or clinical needs.