NHS Scotland

Monday 21 July 2014

THE surgeon who became Scotland's most senior medical official, appointed by Labour in 2005 and retained when the SNP came to power, has come out in favour of independence.

Monday 21 July 2014

MORE than 1,200 Scots a year facing life-threatening illnesses or surgery are securing transplants or blood transfusions from English or Welsh donors, new figures published by Gordon Brown will reveal.

Sunday 20 July 2014

I congratulate Iain Macwhirter for his superb analysis of the threat to the NHS in Scotland if Scotland fails to vote for independence (Forget the latest scare story … the real threat to our health service is a No vote, Comment, July 13).

Sunday 20 July 2014

Independence could be "very positive" for people's health if it left them feeling they had more control over their lives, Scotland's former top doctor said.