Health

  • 29 October 2014

    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.

  • 29 October 2014

    A HEALTH board is ­apologising to scores of people after a data breach led to the personal details of transgender patients being circulated.

  • 29 October 2014

    Scotland is to get a new testing facility to help identify any possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, the Health Secretary has announced.

  • 27 October 2014

    A TRADE union has accused the NHS of over-relying on temporary nurses after they provided more than two million hours of care for patients in Scotland's biggest health board area.

  • 27 October 2014

    NHS Lothian has reportedly spent more than £1 million on locum staff to take over the workload of a whistleblower.

  • 27 October 2014

    Babies born through Caesarean section are more likely to develop autism, a new study claims.