NHS Borders has confirmed that all of its health centres and GP surgeries are unable to send or receive emails.

In a statement at 10.26am, the health board said: "Due to a hardware failure that took place over the weekend we are currently unable to send or receive emails.

"This situation affects all NHS Borders email accounts including those at GP Surgeries and Health Centres.

"We are working hard to restore email. In the meantime please make contact using the phone.

"A further update will be issued at 4pm this afternoon (Monday, April 16)."

Peeblesshire News: ^Photo credit: NHS Borders