Calls for a specialist helpline for people struggling to come off prescribed drugs such as anti-depressants have been rejected by Scotland’s mental health minister.
British Medical Association
Family doctors in the Highlands have been dealt a major blow after their colleagues paved the way for the “extinction” of rural practices by agreeing a new contract.
Babies will be at greater risk of illness and death in the Highlands and islands as a result of a controversial shake-up of GP services, it was claimed last night,
Pregnant women in Moray could be forced to travel to Aberdeen or Inverness to give birth as a result of a recruitment crisis at the region's biggest hospital.
NHS Grampian paid out £1.6million in overtime to consultants last year - compared to nothing two years ago.
Terminally ill people should be able to exercise their choice to end their lives, it has been suggested.
Campaigners are urging doctors to join the fight against windfarms.