Health

  • 23 April 2014

    THE NHS is spending millions of pounds a year on running ­chaplaincy services which offer spiritual care and religious support to patients.

  • 23 April 2014

    MORE than a third of people wrongly believe being HIV positive bans someone from working as a nursery school teacher, chef or with people with mental illness, according to new research.

  • 23 April 2014

    PROGRESS has been made to address concerns about patient safety in a major Scottish health board — but more work is needed, according to NHS leaders. Health Secretary Alex Neil told MSPs that NHS Lanarkshire has made changes in the wake of an investigation which was sparked by high death rates at hospitals in the region.

  • 23 April 2014

    BABIES who are bottle-fed are more likely to suffer from chronic inflammation as adults, increasing chances of disability and early death, a study has found.