New hip fractures add £1.1 billion to the cost of running hospitals each year in the UK, a study has found.
PATIENT safety campaigners are to meet health secretary Shona Robison to demand action over the treatment of NHS whistleblowers and risks to patients' lives.
The inquiry heard in harrowing detail the full horror of the impact the contaminated blood disaster had - and continues to have - on patients and their families.
IT was a £12million public inquiry into the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS which was branded a "whitewash" by furious campaigners.
SUPERFOODS are as well known now as Superman was in the Seventies, and are credited by some with almost as much power as the legendary superhero himself.
PEOPLE living with haemophilia and other blood clotting disorders in the 1970's and 1980's were already "vulnerable and disadvantaged".
A MAJOR public inquiry into the infection of Scottish patients with contaminated blood has been condemned as a "whitewash" across the UK by angry victims and their families.
AT the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Yorkhill, Glasgow, 21 boys caught HIV from haemophilia treatments - and eight are known to have died.
Walter Ralston was a fit athletic man.
MORE than 30,000 people have signed a petition calling to ban junk food adverts before the watershed in a bid to cut down on the one in three children now classed as obese or overweight.
Men living in one part of Edinburgh can expect to live almost 11 years less than males living just two tram stops away, according to health chiefs.
THE Scottish Government will face calls to "fully" compensate patients who were infected with contaminated blood treatments following the publication of a long-awaited public inquiry.
DOCTORS should not dismiss or feel threatened by patients who self-diagnose on the internet before attending appointments, a medical defence organisation has said.
PATIENTS with potentially fatal heart conditions are petitioning the Scottish parliament for the right to medicate themselves.
TOP doctors are calling for better care of pregnant women and new mothers to reduce the number of maternal deaths.