NHS Scotland

Friday 11 April 2014

NHS managers are being questioned about the working hours of junior doctors by the new director general for health in Scotland to ensure staff and patients are not being put at risk.

Thursday 10 April 2014

It would be an unusual business that chose to meet its staffing needs by hiring a string of expensive agency temps when it might solve the problem more cheaply by hiring permanent staff, yet the NHS appears to be falling into that trap.

Thursday 10 April 2014

HEALTH boards spent almost £60 million hiring temporary doctors and nurses to plug gaps in staffing in 12 months, up more than one-quarter on the previous year.

Monday 7 April 2014

NHS Scotland spent more than £1.5 million on zimmer frames and crutches last year because injured people are failing to return them.