FRESH questions about the system of checks on private hospital surgeons have been raised after it emerged a Scottish spinal surgeon who bungled operations potentially earned more than £250,000 from 400 operations in a year.
THE recommendations in two reviews into access to new medicines are unlikely to raise the number of drugs approved for use on the NHS, MSPs have been told.
Pregnant women and those planning to have children should ensure adequate iodine intake, according to a new report.
A MOTHER is hoping to raise £50,000 for surgery she believes could transform her son's life.
Around 120 baby deaths could be prevented in the UK every year if parents stopped sharing beds with their children, research suggests.
A SCOTTISH health authority has been praised by the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI) following an unannounced inspection.
A cancer charity has hit out at the "enormous inequality" in the system for prescribing new medicines.
FEARS have been raised by the Government watchdog that more patients' treatment may have been affected by a mysterious drop in success rates at Scotland's largest NHS fertility clinic.
SCOTTISH women could miss out on access to the genetic testing for breast cancer that prompted actress Angelina Jolie to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.
SCOTLAND'S Chief Medical Officer has called for children aged between 10 and 17 to be vaccinated against measles.
DEATH rates at Scotland's flagship heart hospital have raised alarm and triggered an internal review.
A SURGEON who bungled spine operations at a private hospital in Scotland could face further investigation after a tribunal allowed him to work for the NHS.
SCOTS scientists have been awarded £6.3 million to scour the seas for chemicals and compounds which could be used to develop new cancer medicines and antibiotics.
A harmless form of brain stimulation can bring about improvements in mental arithmetic skills, according to a new study.
Depressed middle-aged women have almost double the risk of suffering a stroke, according to research.
A cancer sufferer has described the upheaval facing her family after being told she would have to move to England just to get the drug she needs for free.