A world-renowned mesh removal surgeon has withdrawn his offer to come to Scotland after accusing health officials of needless delay and disrespect.
Welsh ministers hope the world’s leading mesh removal specialist will train surgeons there after talks to bring him to Scotland stalled.
More than a quarter of a million patients waited too long for treatment in A&E in the past two years, new figures show.
Scotland’s Health Secretary gave assurances that a £150 million children’s hospital was up to standard six days before she blocked its opening.
Victims of mesh have demanded to know if Health Secretary Jeane Freeman deliberately misled MSPs on plans to reintroduce the controversial implants.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman is under mounting pressure to prove she did not mislead Parliament when she denied an expert group was planning the reintroduction of mesh in Scotland.
The news when it came arrived without warning and in the most lowkey of ways.
Victims of mesh urged Jeane Freeman to apologise and resign yesterday after they accused the Health Secretary of misleading parliament.
Health Minister Jeane Freeman is being urged to address the treatment of women heart patients after experts revealed an alarming difference in male and female survival rates.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has paved the way for a top US surgeon to come to Scotland to carry out pioneering mesh removal operations.
Glasgow’s health board blamed helicopters for stirring up pigeon droppings at a hospital where two patients died after contracting a fungal infection linked to bird excrement.