Health

  • 20 October 2014

    THE Scottish Government has come under fire after a private firm was hired to carry out a health service staff survey, leaving the taxpayer with a larger bill than when an NHS body did the same job.

  • 20 October 2014

    FUNCTIONING human intestine has been grown from stem cells in the laboratory, paving the way for new treatments to gut disorders.

  • 20 October 2014

    RADIOGRAPHERS across the UK will go on strike today in the latest industrial action against the Government's decision not to accept a recommended one per cent pay rise for all NHS staff.

  • 18 October 2014

    PATIENTS waiting for appointments for X-rays have had them postponed and others face delays because of planned strike action by radiographers.

  • 17 October 2014

    AN independent psychiatric hospital that treats young people with eating disorders and mental health issues has received a good report from inspectors.

  • 16 October 2014

    THE success of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was put at risk by a sickness bug that hit the Athletes' Village just before the events were due to begin, NHS officials have revealed.