TWO women who travelled to the US to have mesh implants completely removed by a world-renowned surgeon have backed calls to bring him to Scotland.
TWO patients have died after contracting a fungal infection blamed on pigeon droppings at a flagship hospital.
Staff shortages within the NHS risk undermining the Scottish Government’s £100 million cancer strategy, a new report has found.
Almost half LGBT people in Scotland have experienced depression in the last year, according to new research.
Scotland’s health boards spent almost £4 million on private security last year, according to figures obtained by the Conservatives.
A doctors’ organisation believes vacancy rates for consultants are being underestimated in official figures, cutting them by more than half.
Scottish hospitals struggling with capacity cancelled more than 500 operations in October, new statistics have revealed.
NHS Scotland staffing numbers have increased slightly in a year but while vacancy rates for medical and dental consultants have fallen, those for nurses and midwives have risen to more than 2,400.
DOCTORS are warning that Scotland’s new GP contract is letting down patients in rural areas.
A PATIENT suffering a rare and serious lung disease has accused a health board of secretly cancelling his life-saving treatment.
JANICE Kyle was bursting with pride when she saw daughter Leanne graduate as a nurse late last year.