IN your editorial on the NHS ("Pledge on treatment illusory" , The Herald, May 27), for me, the key sentence is: "Our politicians should make strong and transparent pledges and be held to account for them.
THOUSANDS of patients are facing longer waiting times for treatment despite a legally binding Scottish Government pledge guaranteeing they are treated within three months.
HEALTH experts have issued new guidelines explaining what happens when someone is dying amid concerns that death has become an alien experience for many of us.
CHANGES to the way GPs work in Scotland must be "bench tested" to ensure they do not pose risks to patient care, a leading doctor has warned.
GPs will hand over some key duties to health boards under plans to free them up to spend more time with elderly patients.