BGH one of cleanest hospitals

A REPORT released this week has revealed that the Borders General Hospital is one of the cleanest hospitals in Scotland.

The BGH has passed over 96 per cent of checks between January and March this year.

The figures were contained in NHS Scotland’s National Cleaning and Compliance Report, and also stated that NHS Borders facilities were also performing well, passing 97 per cent of tests.

The overall pass rate for the health boards facilities peaked at 97.2 per cent for April-June last year, with a low of 96.2 for January to March this year, and Borders General saw its results peak and trough in the same periods at 97.9 and 96.1 respectively.