A record number of people are working for the NHS in Scotland but the number of vacancies for doctors, nurses and midwives have prompted claims of a “workforce crisis”.
Members of the public are being asked if they would be happy having a video call consultation with their GP, as part of new inquiry into primary healthcare in Scotland.
We were forced to go to St Louis so this surgeon could finally ease our mesh pain. Please, minister, bring him to Scotland
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.
Health board urged to provide answers following death of two patients who contracted infection linked to pigeon droppings
TWO patients have died after contracting a fungal infection blamed on pigeon droppings at a flagship hospital.
Rural doctors say Scotland’s new GP contract doesn’t reflect the amount of extra work they have to do
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.
Now that’s what you call a mother and baby ward: Mum and daughter study, graduate and now nurse side by side
JANICE Kyle was bursting with pride when she saw daughter Leanne graduate as a nurse late last year.
POLITICIANS have urged the health secretary to review how the site of a new £600 million hospital was chosen.
DEMENTIA patients are being woken, washed and dressed at 5.30am to ease pressure on nurses, an MSP has claimed.
NHS whistleblower claims trainee doctor took own life due to stress levels at crisis-hit health board
A TRAINEE doctor took their own life because of stress levels at a crisis-hit health board, it has been claimed.
A STROKE survivor has written to the health secretary calling for the operation which brought him back from the brink of death to be made available again in Scotland.