MSPs have voted for an “urgent investigation” to be carried out into midwives’ concerns over Scottish Government reforms.
The views of NHS staff are being sought as part of a consultation on plans to address how whistle-blowers are treated.
An inquiry into Scotland's battle with drugs has heard that increasing cocaine and steroid use among middle class people in the north-east could have a time-bomb effect on their health.
Midwives have raised safety concerns amid fears they will be “pushed to their limits” under reforms which aim to ensure mothers-to-be receive most of their care from one medical professional.
Smoke levels in Scottish prisons fell by more than 80% in the week after smoking was banned, research has found.
The Health Secretary is facing calls to investigate accusations that NHS managers in Ayrshire and Arran have been bullying and harassing radiography staff.
NHS managers in Ayrshire and Arran have been accused of bullying and harassment by almost 90 radiographers.
An emergency fund should be set up to help NHS workers at Hairmyres Hospital facing a potential delay of their wages due to a new payroll system, Scottish Labour MSP Monica Lennon has said.
A terminally ill Irish woman has won her court case over the misreading of cervical smear test results.
Jeremy Hunt has met children living with HIV and Aids as he visited a slum area in western Nairobi.
Scotland’s Health Secretary has been warned of serious concerns around the monitoring of infections in NHS hospitals.
A new law ensuring safe levels of staffing in health and care has been passed unanimously at Holyrood.
Pret A Manger has started a national roll-out of full ingredient labels on freshly made products as part of its response to the deaths of two customers from allergic reactions.
More than 40,000 lives could be saved in the UK by 2030 if people were a healthy weight, research suggests.
Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research suggests.
A campaigner whose father died from contaminated blood has accused the Government of offering victims “means-tested scraps” as a new inquiry gets under way.
Scotland’s Health Secretary said there are “too many people waiting too long for treatment” in Scotland as she announced £70 million to cut NHS waiting times.
A young brain cancer patient has become the first child to test-drive a pioneering radiotherapy machine.
North Sea firm donates £10,000 to north-east biker charity to help them deliver vital medical supplies
A North Sea oil firm has set the wheels in motion to ensure a group of big-hearted bikers can continue to provide a life-saving service.
A man who almost died from meningitis has told how he looked forward to having his hands and legs amputated.
A record 2.2 million people were checked for cancer by the NHS in England last year, with the health service crediting increased awareness to celebrities such as Stephen Fry.
A leading health professor has accused Public Health England (PHE) of ignoring mounting evidence on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes.
MSPs will vote on a call by the Scottish Greens for a funding boost for GPs to help tackle recruitment and retention problems.
IVF clinics have been warned against “trading on hope” after the fertility watchdog said older women were being exploited.
Advice on the healthy use of social media will be provided to young people as part of a Scottish Government strategy to improve mental health support.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has been urged to ensure an internal report on treatment at a mental health unit is published in full.
The five early signs of the potentially fatal condition sepsis will be highlighted in a new campaign.
Staff at an Aberdeen hospital ward have been praised for their excellent standards and the high level of care they provide.
Crisis-hit NHS Highland is planning to introduce a mobile kidney dialysis unit across the region to save patients from having to travel hundreds of miles a week to Inverness for treatment.
Children who were fed healthy family meals during a three-month trial remained healthier for years after, a study has found.
NHS Grampian has defended its use of homeopathic remedies for patients, despite Scottish health bosses saying there is “no evidence” that they work.
NHS Grampian spends more than £200,000 on leasing 130 cars – but whistleblower claims few have been used
A whistleblower has claimed the north-east's health board has wasted hundreds of thousands of pounds on cars that have not been used.