Almost 150,000 nurses, midwives and paramedics in Scotland are being offered their largest pay rise in a decade.
Health Secretary Shona Robison
A north-east man who has had to wait more than a year for treatment for a painful condition has finally been given an appointment – after writing to Nicola Sturgeon.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has been challenged on efforts to cut waiting times for children’s health services in the Highlands.
NHS staff shortages were branded “increasingly concerning” last night after it emerged almost 800 nurse and midwife jobs are unfilled in the north and north-east.
Scottish Conservatives in the north-east have demanded to know when NHS Grampian’s “absent” chief executive Malcolm Wright will return to combat the board’s problems.
NHS Grampian has been the worst performing health board in Scotland against a key waiting-time target for every month of the last year.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted patients in the north of Scotland will not suffer because of a shortage of radiologists.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has heard a “very powerful case” from local campaigners battling to safeguard maternity and children’s units in Moray.
A Highland woman’s campaign to bring a “game-changing” ultrasound device to Scotland was dealt a blow yesterday after it emerged that it can not be used in hospitals.
Campaigners battling to protect vital maternity services in Moray will today take their message to the heart of Holyrood.
A £500,000 pilot scheme will enable nurses in the Highlands and Islands to become fully qualified midwives in less than two years.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has pledged to keep pressing for accommodation upgrades at Raigmore Hospital for the growing number of patients from Caithness.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has admitted that NHS Highland’s failure to audit a controversial GP surgery contract for two decades was “not acceptable”.
More than a third of cancelled operations in the Highlands last year were due to “capacity issues” at hospitals, it has been revealed.
Under fire Health Secretary Shona Robison could face a vote of “no confidence” over controversies at NHS Tayside and NHS Highland.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has signalled that the Scottish Government has no plans to merge NHS Grampian with the crisis-hit Tayside board.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has reiterated her pledge that maternity services in Moray will not be permanently downgraded as she vowed to turn the region into a “centre of excellence” for medical training.
Opposition MSPs have claimed the Scottish Government is struggling to meet a pledge to boost health visitor numbers after vacancy rates hit a three-year high.
Health Secretary, Shona Robison, claimed yesterday that NHS Grampian would be £50million worse off under Tory tax plans as she faced calls to apologise for the board’s performance.
Ministers have pledged to investigate the provision of chronic pain clinics in Moray amid “growing frustration” over the service.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has revealed that she quizzed north-east health chiefs about long waiting times experienced by the region’s chronic pain sufferers.
Heart patients in the north-east will soon no longer face 200-mile round trips for life-saving operations after local services improved.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has been quizzed on the state of Scotland’s operating theatres after hundreds of cancellations at Raigmore Hospital.
Revealed: Adviser warned that taxpayers money was used to “secure” GPs vote at expense of rural doctors
Scottish ministers agreed a controversial new GP contract despite being warned by a top adviser that it represented a “drastic and inexplicable” raid on rural doctors.
Caithness campaigners have urged Health Secretary Shona Robison to intervene in an ongoing row over NHS services in the far north.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has confirmed that a major trauma centre in Aberdeen should be up and running this autumn.
Aberdeen Airport was under fresh pressure last night to ensure its facilities are up to scratch for island passengers who have been attending hospital appointments.
A Moray community was celebrating last night after winning its long campaign for life-saving ambulance cover to be available 24-hours-a-day.
Health Secretary Shona Robison faced demands to help cut NHS Grampian waiting times yesterday after a north-east patient had to wait 16 months for heart surgery.
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.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has raised hopes that plans to boost life-saving ambulance cover in Moray are finally poised to progress.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted there will be no further delays to the creation of a major trauma centre in Aberdeen as she confirmed it would finally be up and running later this year.