In a medical emergency only, use the 999 service to call an ambulance.

For other urgent health advice out of hours, when your GP Practice or Dentist is closed, dial 111 to call NHS24.

For online information about health conditions and services visit NHS inform


Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary




The Emergency Department at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary is open 24 hours and 365 days a year.

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary is the General Hospital serving the region of Dumfries and Galloway with a full range of specialties.

Hospital main switchboard: 01387 246 246

NHS Dumfries and Galloway website

Castle Douglas Community Hospital

Academy St, Castle Douglas

Castle Douglas Hospital is a 21 bedded unit. The beds are accessible by local GPs and consultants from Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary. The hospital provides assessment of adults, rehabilitation and palliative care.

There is no emergency department at this hospital, but a 24 hour minor injuries unit is located at the hospital.

Phone: 01556 502333

General medical practice

Dalbeattie Medical Practice

Craignair Medical Centre, Port Road, Dalbeattie

Phone: 01556 610331

The clinic is located in a custom-designed building providing easy access for wheelchair users and pushchairs.

Staff are on duty within the Clinic from 8.00am to 6.00pm.

Outwith these hours, the telephone line is transferred to the out-of-hours service for the region and should be used only when urgent attention is needed.

Visit the Craignair Medical Practice Website.

Dental clinics

Birch Valley Dental Clinic

273 High Street, Dalbeattie

Phone: 01556 610917

Comprehensive range of NHS and private dental services

Visit Birch Valley Dental Clinic website