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Herald View: Public sector pay squeeze hits NHS

Herald View: Public sector pay squeeze hits NHS

OUR much-valued NHS is rarely far from the headlines. The news that NHS Scotland pay scales will be capped at one per cent for another year is just the latest cause for concern among doctors and nurses.

12:08am Saturday 25 March 2017

Warning of NHS staff crisis as anger grows over below inflation pay rise

Doctors hit out at below inflation pay rise

The Scottish Government confirmed that the pay increase for NHS staff will be capped at one per cent for another year for those earning over £22,000, while employees earning £22,000 or less will receive a flat rate increase of £400.

12:05am Saturday 25 March 2017

Health board offers apology after air ambulance sent to wrong island

Health board offers apology after air ambulance sent to wrong island

Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a patient after they sent an air ambulance to the wrong Scottish island.

12:42pm Friday 24 March 2017

Families welcome groundbreaking IVF announcement

Families welcome groundbreaking IVF announcement

Delighted parents today welcomed plans to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family.

3:24pm Friday 24 March 2017

Celebrate success of London and do not turn our backs on its citizens

Celebrate success of London and do not turn our backs on its citizens

MAGGIE Chetty (Letters, March 24) seizes on the vicious and cowardly attack on innocent people in London to ask what kind of country we wish to be.

12:08am Saturday 25 March 2017

Trust in SNP government falls as voters prioritise economy

Nicola Sturgeon and her cabinet in Bute House, March 2017

TRUST in the SNP government fell sharply last year as a majority of Scots felt there had been a deterioration in the economy, new official statistics show.

12:08am Saturday 25 March 2017

Survey finds trust levels in Scottish Government down

Survey finds trust levels in Scottish Government down

Trust in the Scottish Government fell last year, according to new statistics from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey.

5:47pm Friday 24 March 2017

Letters: EU is a catalyst for independence debate, not a cause in itself

SINGLE-MINDED: Former SNP cabinet minister Alex Neil said this week that the EU and independence debates should be decoupled.

I MUST admit to some sympathy with Alex Neil’s attitude on keeping the two questions of independence and EU membership separate (“Neil calls for separate votes on leaving UK and joining EU”, The Herald, March 23).

12:08am Saturday 25 March 2017

Scots couples to be offered three IVF cycles on NHS

Scots couples to be offered three IVF cycles on NHS

The Scottish Government is to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family - more than is available in some parts of England and Wales.

11:04am Friday 24 March 2017

NHS whistleblowers to get more protection under new plans

NHS whistleblowers to get more protection under new plans

Protections for NHS whistleblowers are to be extended under new Government plans.

8:52am Monday 20 March 2017
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