THE chief executive of Grampian Health Board is stepping down and taking early retirement after admitting some senior medical staff have lost confidence in the leadership of the organisation.
Drinks companies should label alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, a health organisation has said.
HOSPITAL surgeons still bully and humiliate the junior doctors they are meant to be teaching, a leading medical college has warned.
FERTILITY experts have hailed an increase in the number of young people donating eggs and sperm, saying it could help lead to better success rates for patients.
TO say the NHS is under pressure is not new and the financial watchdog Audit Scotland often tells it straight.
THE Royal Marines will parade through the streets of Glasgow as they are honoured with the Freedom of the City.
DEATHS in winter in Scotland last year reached their lowest recorded level for more than 60 years, new figures have revealed.
THE number of care homes in Scotland has plunged by one-quarter since the turn of the millennium while the number of pensioners has climbed by 18 per cent.
DEATH rates among young adults living in the most affluent areas of Scotland have increased, according to a new report.
TWO women who suffered strokes at a young age, including one who was pregnant at the time, have spoken of their experiences as they urged others to be more aware of the risks of the condition.
Sleeping with numerous women protects a man from prostate cancer, a study has found.
A HEALTH board is apologising to scores of people after a data breach led to the personal details of transgender patients being circulated.
Scotland is to get a new testing facility to help identify any possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, the Health Secretary has announced.
Two health boards in Scotland have seen more than 20 per cent of their consultant posts unfilled, doctors' leaders have warned MSPs.
A slight improvement in the dental health of young school pupils has been recorded in a new report.
SCOTLAND'S biggest ever hospital removals project will get underway early next year.