Fresh concerns were raised last night about GP shortages after it emerged that Shetland and the Western Isles had the highest vacancy rates in the country.
A GP carried out unnecessary intimate examinations on female patients for his own sexual gratification, a court has heard.
NHS Shetland is continuing to struggle to fill a slew of GP and other vacancies as it strives to bring its £1.7 million bill for temporary staff down amid unprecedented financial pressure on its resources.
Crisis – it’s a word that has almost become a cliche in the debate over the future of Scotland’s health service.
Headaches are one of the most common health complaints.
A north-east doctor who was "struck off" after he had an affair with a vulnerable patient lost an appeal against the decision yesterday.
A doctor is still waiting for a personal apology after her name and photo were used in an SNP campaign leaflet without her permission.
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.
A retired GP has backed plans for "local heroes" as part of rural care services - but warned they will have to be paid.
A north-east doctor has urged patients suffering from persistent coughs not to delay seeing their GP.
Fears have been raised that people living in rural areas could be at risk under new NHS plans to treat patients via videolink.
A GP who punched someone he was sent to help has been handed a two-month suspension.
NHS Highland yesterday approved controversial plans to reduce out-of-hours GP provision in five north communities.
Rachael Crawford is a 29 year old general practitioner for NHS Highland. Here a day in her life.
A remote Western Isles medical practice that used the area's outdoor recreational opportunities to tempt applicants to join it has received three applications for a GP post.