THE parents of a three-year-old girl who received a life-saving liver transplant when she was just six months old are backing calls for an opt-out system of organ donation.
THE four-month-old baby who was severely burned in Pakistan and was flown to Scotland for treatment is now able to smile again.
HEALTH boards have not been following key guidance around a law that gives NHS patients a legal right to prompt hospital treatment, a series of investigations have revealed.
IN a little over four weeks, it will be legal to pop into the supermarket, buy an HIV home testing kit and within 20 minutes of using it at home, get a result.
SITTING down to watch Sister Act star Whoopi Goldberg and some real-life nuns on a BBC TV show, Professor John Bevan knew straightaway that something was wrong with one of the guests.
DOCTORS are warning a recruitment crisis is threatening services in GP surgeries and out-of-hours medical centres in Scotland.
PATIENTS are to be given online access to their own health records by 2020, under new targets.
A SUGAR tax may have to be introduced to curb obesity rates, MPs have been told.
A BABY boy who was severely burned in a gas explosion in Pakistan is continuing to make good progress after he was flown to Scotland for treatment.
PREGNANT women who drink water and eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grain cereal could reduce their chance of premature birth, research suggests.
HOSPITALS are being urged to focus on priority patients in accident and emergency departments to help reduce waiting times for those in greatest need.
ASDA has agreed to introduce defibrillators - which shock the heart - into every store alongside staff trained in life-saving CPR.
A HEALTH board has agreed to further investigate the building of two new hospitals at a cost of about £27 million, with the likely closure of four others.
MIDDLE-AGED women are less likely to go past the point of no return when drinking alcohol than their male counterparts, a major Scottish study has found.
THE number of life-saving heart transplants carried out in Scotland has tripled over the last year after a rise in the number of organ donors.
A CHEMICAL found in plants could help improve the lives of babies with a rare muscle disease, a study has found.