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.
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.
Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a patient after they sent an air ambulance to the wrong Scottish island.
Delighted parents today welcomed plans to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family.
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.
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.
Trust in the Scottish Government fell last year, according to new statistics from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey.
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).
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.