NHS public board meeting at Newstead

The NHS Borders Board will meet in Newstead next Thursday, 25 February, for its public board meeting.

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 9:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 9:39 am
John Raine, chairman of NHS Borders.

As the name suggests, the meeting is open to members of the public and will take place in the NHS Borders Boardroom in Newstead, from 10am to noon.

NHS Borders Board meets in public every two months to discuss current business, as well as receive updates on the business of the NHS Borders’ committees.

The board is responsible for providing health care services to protect and improve Borderers’ health.

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John Raine, chair of NHS Borders, said: “Our public board meetings are an important opportunity, not only for the board to discuss current business and performance, but for local communities to be informed and involved in what we do.”

He added: “NHS Borders continues to work hard to achieve its targets.

“This is essential as we continue to ensure health care is safe, high quality and best value, and that the health of Borders people is improving.”