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Labour slams ministers as GP care consultation launched

Labour slams ministers as GP care consultation launched

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Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt outlines role of smartphones in patient access to NHS

No records of hospital rebrand meeting

No records of Queen Elizabeth University Hospital rebrand meeting

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'Undervalued nurses forced to use food banks', Royal College of Nursing claims

'Undervalued nurses forced to use food banks', Royal College of Nursing claims

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Consultant shortage leads to fears for health services

Consultant shortage leads to fears for health services

Scots A&E departments produce best waiting-time performance in two years

Scots A&E departments produce best waiting-time performance in two years

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Diet in pregnancy linked to asthma in children

Diet in pregnancy linked to asthma in children

Plans to make smoking in hospital grounds illegal are 'inhumane, vindictive and petty'

Plans to make smoking in hospital grounds illegal are 'inhumane, vindictive and petty'

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Life expectancy increases to 79 for men and 83 for women

Life expectancy increases to 79 for men and 83 for women

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Statins 'could cut risk of dying after surgery'

Statins 'could cut risk of dying after surgery'

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People with poor sleep 'four times more likely to catch a cold'

People with poor sleep 'four times more likely to catch a cold'

"Unacceptable" postcode lottery for patients with diabetes, warns charity

"Unacceptable" postcode lottery for patients with diabetes, warns charity

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Inspectors praised "compassionate and considerate" patient care at the Vale of Leven

Superbug hospital praised by inspectors for elderly care

Parents urged to treat the fever triggered by new meningitis vaccine

Parents urged to treat the fever triggered by new meningitis vaccine

Governance of Scotland's ballooning telehealth centre "largely absent," says leaked report

Governance of Scotland's ballooning telehealth centre "largely absent," says leaked report

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"You think she is coming back, then the mist comes down again," Scottish actress describes her mother's dementia for fundraising drive

"You think she is coming back, then the mist comes down again," Scottish actress describes her mother's dementia for fundraising drive

TV viewing time linked to blocked clots risk. (Photo:Daniel Law/PA Wire)

TV viewing time linked to blocked clots risk

Only real hangover cure is to drink less

Only real hangover cure is to drink less

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Reading is just one of 25 memory boosters.

Herald Living Wellbeing: 25 simple memory boosters

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Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver 'hoping to be a pain to Government' over sugary drink tax

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The SHARE project was launched at the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow on Thursday night

Spare blood to be used for disease research

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Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

Too many antibiotics 'can raise Type 2 diabetes risk'

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Shona Robinson MSP Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing & Sport at the Health SummitPicture: Martin Shields

Consider replicating Golden Jubilee model elsewhere in Scotland, says health minister

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Colin McKay of the  Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Staff shortages risk leaving mental health sufferers without support

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Island mum's Twitter network shortlisted for award

Island mum's Twitter network shortlisted for award

Report claims success in battle against Ebola

Report claims success in battle against Ebola

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Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis

Scientists: Lack of vitamin D directly linked to multiple sclerosis

Herald Health Summit

Live: Herald Health Summit

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

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NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show

Health minister Shona Robison will deliver keynote address at NHS debate

Summit will debate future of NHS in Scotland

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Taking low-dose painkiller daily can cut bowel cancer risk, study shows

Taking low-dose painkiller daily can cut bowel cancer risk, study shows

More patients facing long waits for operations

More patients facing long waits for operations

New campaign calls on people to get potential cancer symptoms checked

New campaign calls on people to get potential cancer symptoms checked

Portrait of actress Ceit Kearney. Ceit is pictured in the props department of the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow. Ceit has recently undergone treatment for cancer at the Beatson.

For the Herald Magazine, What It Feels Like feature.

   Photograph by C

What does it feel like to discover you have breast cancer?

Josh Cathcart

Nine-year-old Fife boy becomes first child in UK to get extra-small bionic hand

Health Secretary to investigate claims that seriously ill babies are being transferred because of staff shortages

Health Secretary to investigate claims that seriously ill babies are being transferred because of staff shortages

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Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

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Plans to transform 1960s hospital building

Plans to transform 1960s hospital building

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Early discharge scheme could save £1.3m by tackling bed blocking crisis

Early discharge scheme could save £1.3m by tackling bed blocking crisis

More cancers spotted early

More cancers spotted early

Fall in number of patients treated within A&E target time

Fall in number of patients treated within A&E target time

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'Brain' grown in laboratory dish will help research for Alzheimer's

'Brain' grown in laboratory dish will help research for Alzheimer's

New working hours contract will not be imposed on junior doctors in Scotland

New working hours contract will not be imposed on junior doctors in Scotland

Scout parent contracts meningitis following jamboree

Scout parent contracts meningitis following jamboree

New cancer cases expected to rise by a third by 2027

Number of new cancer cases expected to rise by a third by 2027

Experts warn of NHS meltdown if action not taken over soaring diabetes levels

Experts warn of NHS meltdown if action not taken over soaring diabetes levels

Jim Hume MSP

4,000 MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS TREATED OUTSIDE BOARD AREA IN FIVE YEARS

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Campaigner Bruce Norval and his wife Christine  at Lord Penrose's Inquiry Final Report at the National Museum of Scotland wednesday.
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Pic Gordon Terris/ The Herald
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Victims of contaminated blood scandal accuse David Cameron of 'betrayal' over compensation pledge

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