NHS Scotland

Thursday 28 August 2014

CALLS have been made for the Scottish Government to intervene in a row that is threatening health provision in the islands.

Wednesday 27 August 2014

BED-blocking is at its highest rate in four years, with most of those affected being delayed by a shortage of available care home places or because they were awaiting funding to pay for a care home placement.

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Dr Willie Wilson (Letters, August 26) accused Reform Scotland of arguing in our Agenda article ("NHS in Scotland relies heavily on private sector for delivery of care", The August 23) that GPs in Scotland should be salaried, or directly employed by the NHS, as opposed to the private sector system in place at present.

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil dismissed claims that pro-independence campaigners are scaremongering over the future of the NHS as he said funding for the service would be under "serious threat" if there is a No vote.