With one in 10 visitors to accident and emergency waiting longer than four hours to be seen and nearly one in three of us waiting longer than three months for an appointment with a specialist, what can you do if you have the misfortune to find yourself waiting interminably for treatment?
This weekend BBC Scotland launches its new digital channel.
Sky News presenter Kay Burley needs a security escort to protect her from pro-Brexit protesters and a Guardian journalist filmed himself being hounded by a gang of men.
Like 14 million other people, in recent weeks I have eagerly switched on the TV at 9pm each night to watch a band of B-list celebrities be dropped from helicopters, sleep in hammocks and be forced to eat cockroaches.
There are many momentous political events in the news at the moment and yet I find myself, once again, drawn back to domestic matters.
The row about testing four and five year olds rumbles on. Education Secretary John Swinney has now announced an independent review into the controversial policy. The Scottish Parliament recently voted to scrap the assessments, as teachers’ unions raised concerns about the amount of time they take and parents claimed some children were left traumatised.
The kids are settling down into the new school year, but how is it for you? A welcome return to predictable hours, or a never-ending struggle to evenly balance an awkward school timetable with the competing demands of your employer?