Concern at death rates
Last updated at 15:50, Thursday, 31 January 2013
EMERGENCY patients admitted to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary during public holidays are more likely to die within seven days than if they are admitted at other times, a new report has revealed.
The Emergency Medical Journal says 27 per cent are more likely to die within seven days and 48 per cent within 30 days.
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First published at 15:11, Thursday, 31 January 2013
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