A north-east community united yesterday to slam proposals to close its hospital.
Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership
Healthcare campaigners and charities were up in arms yesterday after it emerged a Peterhead hospital could close.
Almost 1,000 needles and syringes are being found by members of the public on the north-east’s streets every year, according to new figures.
Free prescriptions to over-the-counter treatments such as Deep Heat could be scrapped as part of proposals to tackle a £2million overspend.
Staff at a north-east drugs clinic are still working in a building branded "unfit for purpose", two years after it was announced they would be moved.
New figures have highlighted that bed-blocking cases have significantly dropped across the north-east this year.
A social care chief has played down fears of charity jobs being lost because of a controversial shake-up of mental health services.