Woman dies in hospital after Walkerburn flood water rescue

A woman has died in hospital after being rescued from flood waters in the Borders. Police Scotland was called out to an incident in Walkerburn at about 00:20 on 31 December.

It said that two women were rescued from the water by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

A statement added one of the women, aged 55, died in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh on Monday. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Source: BBC

In other news – Lanarkshire GP surgeries to open on Saturdays to ease pressure

GPs in the NHS Lanarkshire area will open on Saturdays throughout January to ease pressure on the health service.

Lanarkshire GP

Surgeries which have agreed to join the initiative will extend the times patients can receive care at the weekends. Learn more

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