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Calls for Scottish Labour to rein in local councillors over Cosla...

  By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scottish Labour party is facing calls to rein in local party councillors after newspaper reports suggested they were planning to...

Prospects of healthier old age worsening for Scots

  By Bob Duncan Pensioners in the UK are living longer, healthier lives, according to a new report from the Office of National Statistics...

Cooling towers likely source as Legionnaires’ cases increase

By a Newsnet reporter  The likely source of the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that has hit an area of Edinburgh is thought to be...

At least six confirmed with Legionnaires’ disease in Edinburgh outbreak

By Bob Duncan The number of Edinburgh residents confirmed as suffering from the potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease, has risen to six following an outbreak...

Prescription charges abolished by SNP

Prescriptions in Scotland will be free from 1st April after the Scottish Parliament backed SNP proposals to abolish charges completely.Charges paid by patients for...

The forgotten victims of drinking culture

Editorial Thalidomide, radiation, mercury and rubella are all recognized as harmful for unborn babies. Alcohol is in the same group. It is a...

Dental health of children best ever

Children's dental health in Scotland has broken the records as a report, published today, confirms that 64 per cent of P1s have no sign...

Health: Study into ‘Glasgow Effect’ points to socio-economic factors

GENERAL...A study into the poor health in areas of Glasgow shows differing socio-economic circumstances to be the main cause of the majority of health conditions suffered by...

Nicola Sturgeon thanks NHS Staff as Cancer Targets Exceeded

Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon has today thanked Scotland's NHS staff following the publication of cancer waiting times figures by ISD Scotland. Published today, the...

Labour / Tory Alliance Condemned as Alcohol Proposals Blocked

The decision by Labour to join the Tories and Lib Dems in order to block measures aimed at tackling Scotland’s chronic alcohol problem has...