Hospital accident and emergency departments kept more than 100 patients waiting for more than 12 hours in one week, new figures have revealed.
AT least 300 people died while waiting to be discharged from hospital last year, new figures uncovered by Scottish Labour have indicated.
A potentially life-saving new treatment for children with a rare form of leukaemia is being made available on the NHS – but a drug for adults with blood cancer has been rejected.
Scottish health boards are owed more than £3.2 million by patients from outwith the European Economic Area who have not paid for treatment over the last five years, a Holyrood committee has found.
PATIENTS waiting to access out-of-hours GP services at the troubled Queen Elizabeth University Hospital were sent to the other side of Glasgow due to a staffing shortage.
A GROUP of Scottish pensioners have proved that there really is no age limit to learning new skills and making their voices heard.
HOSPITALS cancelled almost 20 operations a day in December due to problems such as bed and staff shortages, NHS figures indicate.
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.
NHS chiefs are taking “all necessary steps” to deal with an infection at a maternity hospital which has been linked to the deaths of two premature babies, the Scottish First Minister has said.
THE source of an infection that contributed to the deaths of two premature babies in a hospital intensive care unit may never be known, NHS chiefs have said.
Pupils and staff at a primary school in West Dunbartonshire are to be given a vaccine against Hepatitis A after one child contracted it.