Teen says move will put peo­ple at risk

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lives at risk, it has been claimed.

It was last week re­vealed staff short­ages have re­sulted in emer­gency surgery pa­tients be­ing trans­ferred to Ninewells Hos­pi­tal in Dundee for treat­ment.

And, although this has been the ar­range­ment on the week­ends at PRI for a num­ber of years, fears have been ex­pressed that the sit­u­a­tion be­com­ing a per­ma­nent fix­ture could put peo­ple at risk and un­nec­es­sar­ily in­con­ve­nience al­ready wor­ried fam­i­lies.

Jes­sica Amery (19) who lives near to the Tay­mount Ter­race hos­pi­tal fell ill with ap­pen­dici­tis on the week­end four years ago and had to be taken through to Ninewells for

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