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Calls for Labour MSP to apologise after out of date data...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Labour MSP Jackie Baillie is facing calls to apologise to NHS workers after claiming that new figures show Scottish hospitals at the...

Scottish Government should address PFI contracts to help NHS, claims academic

By G.A.Ponsonby A respected academic has claimed that addressing overpriced PFI contracts would be a better way to protect front line NHS services than...

Scottish Budget clears first hurdle

The Scottish Parliament has backed the first stage of the SNP's budget for Scotland - but opposition parties failed to support a levy on...

The evolution of a story – a BBC masterpiece

It started with this:     Scots 'not asked by English for spare flu jabs' And ended with this:     English health officials hit back in flu...

NHS dentists’ extra million

An extra one million people now have access to an NHS dentist than three years ago.  The latest figures show that more people than...

Help for chronically ill as SNP confirm prescription charges to end

Prescription charges are to be abolished for all Scots, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. Speaking at the SNP's annual conference in Perth Ms Sturgeon announced her...

Labour urge US Senators to “join with us” as both question...

Labour’s Scottish Justice spokesman Richard Baker has suggested that US Senators and Labour should join forces as a Senate inquiry continues to look into...

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...

Nicola Sturgeon welcomes best waiting times ever

New snapshot figures show that 99.8 per cent of patients in Scotland were waiting less than nine weeks for inpatient and day case treatment....