More than half of doctors are cutting back their hours to avoid being forced to pay “punitive” pension tax bills – with almost a quarter considering taking early retirement.
More GP surgeries in the north-east could be at risk of closure unless the Scottish government trains more people to become family doctors.
Dozens of GP surgeries across the north of Scotland have closed in the last decade, fuelling claims the Scottish Government is letting the area down.
Aberdeen University has referred a number of medical students to a ‘fitness to practice’ watchdog after their boozy antics ruined a couple’s wedding reception.
An Inverness GP surgery has signed up to an outdoor initiative they hope will bring big health and wellbeing benefits to their patients.
There is a road in Applecross in the north-west Highlands called Bealach na Bà, which twists, winds and climbs to more than 2,000ft above sea level, making it the greatest ascent of any road climb in the UK. With a gradient approaching 20% in some places, its narrow, sharp bends have seen it dubbed the UK’s toughest climb.
Island health chiefs have been forced to draw up contingency plans in case there is an exodus of top doctors after Brexit.
Coronation Street was the big winner at the British Soap Awards with the show’s grooming storyline earning actress Lucy Fallon two prizes.
A Hebridean cancer group has attacked plans by local health chiefs to crack down on the number of NHS-funded escorts accompanying patients to the mainland.
A cover crisis in the maternity ward at Dr Grays Hospital could be averted within days following frantic efforts to fill vacant posts.
Medical students have been taken to the Cairngorms to tempt them into considering a job in a rural community to help address the GP shortage.
Doctors in training at Aberdeen University are using digital technology to watch GP consultations live as part of a drive to encourage more students to work in the struggling sector.
Patients in two north-east villages have been told not to call their doctor unless it is an emergency - as the surgery is so short-staffed.
Our gut feeling might be that your digestive system will process whatever you throw down it.
Selfies could be used as part of online banking and doctors’ appointments in the future, new research claims.
A remote Lochaber community is concerned that a planned reduction in out-of-hours (OOH) GP provision would put local people at risk.
Moray's firefighters have staged dramatic rescue re-enactments to learn more about caring for casualties from some of the country's top medics.
North-east villagers fear a GP surgery closed 10 months ago on a "temporary" basis will remain shut for good.
NHS Grampian has apologised to the family of a dementia sufferer after "serious failings" in her nursing care were identified.
Fears have been raised that a north-east medical practice could be just the first to close due to the ongoing problem of attracting doctors to the area.
A north-east doctor struck off for having an affair with a vulnerable patient will retain his post as a director of a Highland League football club.
Doctors have described the shocking moment a new mother tried to eat her baby just days after he was born.
Nurses in the Highlands are being called on to do the work of doctors as part of a bid to claw back £22.4million of savings.