NHS Borders board to hold public meeting in Melrose

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THE NHS Borders board will meet in Melrose on Thursday, March 7.

The meeting is open to members of the public, and will take place in the NHS Borders Boardroom in Newstead, from 3pm to 5pm.

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 the health of the people of the Borders and plan services for the local population.

It is committed to forging effective links with all partners, such as patients, staff, local communities and disadvantaged groups, so their needs and views are placed at the heart of the design and delivery of local health services.