Auditors have warned increasing evidence indicates parts of Scotland lack adequate numbers of intensive care beds.
Revised plans for a major new healthcare and life sciences centre at Inverness Campus - expected to create nearly 200 jobs - will be unveiled to the public today.
The Court of Appeal is to give its ruling on a challenge over the decision to strike off Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter after the death of six-year-old Jack Adcock.
An innovative idea to treat people earlier for illnesses like flu and chest infections has led to patients in one area avoiding 17,000 nights in hospital and the NHS saving £7 million to be reinvested back into patient care.
My son is now five months old and I feel about 500.
The average portion of chips sold in Glasgow is 80% larger than official guidance set out in 2002, new research has revealed.
The trend for gel and acrylic nail polishes is causing an “allergy epidemic” in the UK and Ireland, dermatologists have warned.
VIDEO: Harrowing moment carer falls on 94-year-old woman during botched attempt to help her into bed
A family has hit out after a series of alleged failings which saw a carer fall on top of a 94-year-old woman, just three hours after she was released from hospital.
An innovative new project which cardiac arrest campaigners say could help save thousands of lives will be piloted in Scotland.
Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to new research.
A woman has launched a £1 million legal action against a hairdresser over claims her hair treatment caused a stroke.
Exposure to air pollution has been linked to changes in heart structure similar to the early stages of heart failure, according to a new study.
A father who delivered his premature baby at home on the bathroom floor used his headphones to tie off the new arrival’s umbilical cord.
Baby boxes should be given to all new parents across the UK, midwives have said.
Scotland has the highest rate of organ donation in the UK with half of the population now registered.
Wealthy countries are not doing enough to track levels of breastfeeding within a baby’s first hour of life, global health leaders have said.
The first ever drug specifically designed to prevent a migraine has been given the green light by European health officials.
The spine is one of the most important parts of the body – it holds you up, keeps your muscles and organs together, and is a vital link between the brain, bones, muscles and nerves.
A ruling that a man with an extensive brain injury should be allowed to die without his family going before a judge has been upheld by the UK’s highest court.
A decision to suspend rather than strike off a doctor found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a six-year-old boy was “humane and balanced”, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Boys in Northern Ireland should be included in a vaccination scheme designed to prevent cancer, a charity has said.
£10m multi-storey car park at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary closes for maintenance just months after opening
The new £10m multi-storey car park at the city hospital has been closed for maintenance work only months after it first opened.
Health chiefs have insisted there are no plans to close a community hospital in Forres despite the outstanding staffing issues.
NHS Highland chairman David Alston yesterday denied union claims there was “a bullying culture” within the organisation, dismissing them as “gossip”.
You might remember a docu-film from the early 2000s called Supersize Me.
More than 40 nurses from across the north-east have been recognised for their commitment to community care having amassed 1,270 years of service between them.
A plague of vampire horseflies which bring with them the threat of serious infection has illustrated why Britain must lead the race to develop new antibiotics, a charity has claimed.
The number of patients waiting longer than six months to start planned NHS hospital treatment has now exceeded 200,000, figures show.
The condition of a young girl awaiting a licence to be treated with medicinal cannabis oil has improved.
Campaigners battling to save Moray’s maternity ward met with two high-ranking figures from NHS Scotland yesterday to discuss the ongoing crisis at the hospital.
Concerns have been raised that proposed changes to NHS Grampian employee contracts could result in “major recruitment and retention problems” for the health board.
Many runners aspire to run a marathon, but competitors go through a lot more than 26 miles to get to the finish line.