An Aberdeenshire woman is preparing to set sail on board the world’s largest charity-run hospital ship to help save lives in the West African nation of Senegal.
Older patients stuck in hospital can age the equivalent of 30 years in just three weeks, according to a new report.
An Aberdeen doctor who said he was not “dishonest” for accepting payments for work he had not performed has been suspended.
Shock new figures have revealed that more than 500 people have died in north-east hospitals in the past five years despite being well enough to go home.
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.
More than 100 nurses and midwives will fly tens of thousands of miles across the world from Australia to fill vacancies in north-east hospitals.
The amount of money paid out in compensation to north-east medical staff for injuries sustained while working has quadrupled in just three years.
Fears have been raised that the health care of patients could be at risk if services at an Aberdeenshire hospital are downgraded, ahead of a public consultation on its future next week.
More than 120 school pupils from across Highland had the opportunity to explore careers in health at an event held in Inverness.
A former employee at a psychiatric hospital, who returned to receive treatment for severe depression, has likened the conditions there to healthcare in the early 20th Century.
The sod has been cut on two multi-million-pound developments which will transform healthcare in the north-east.
The public are being invited to help shape the future of two north-east hospitals.
Patients have languished in north-east hospitals for at least four years after they were declared able to leave, it has emerged.
African crabs, plants and mud could be the basis of the next generation of cancer drugs and antibiotics, Aberdeen University researchers say.
The cost of temp midwifery staff at NHS Grampian has rocketed by 40% over the last four years, despite efforts to curb spending.
The first major milestone in the transformation of the north-east’s health service has been reached.
Patients have failed to turn up for more than 30,000 hospital appointments so far this year, potentially costing NHS Grampian millions of pounds.
NHS Highland has created a dedicated website to recruit health and and social care professionals to the north of Scotland.
A north-east academic is leading a new £10.5million project which aims to tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
A new community ambulance was formally unveiled in a north-east community at the weekend, following a lengthy fundraising drive.
Concerns have been raised that proposed changes to NHS Grampian employee contracts could result in “major recruitment and retention problems” for the health board.
NHS Grampian is considering a bid for more than £56 million of Scottish Government cash to improve “high priority” health services across the region.
A woman with a debilitating bone disease has slammed health bosses for forcing her to make a 20-mile detour for medication.
Shock new figures have shown that three chronic pain sufferers died while waiting to be seen by specialists.
Pioneering life sciences work in Aberdeen has taken a major leap forward through a new partnership with Scottish healthcare services.
A £1.4million mental healthcare project to be introduced to medical practices in Aberdeen has been hailed as the largest of its kind in Scotland.
Campaigners want their local SNP MSP to do more to stop a threatened hospital closure in Caithness.
Ten thousand outpatient visits were made to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness last year by people living more than 100 miles away in Caithness.
A hefty bill for taxi fares equating to salaries for almost 30 nurses has been run up by NHS Grampian in the last year.
Visitors to north-east hospitals could soon be called upon to help care for their family members and loved ones.
NHS Highland chairman David Alston explains why health services need to change to meet new challenges following concerns about nursing services on Raasay.
Lung cancer patients in Scotland will be the first in Britain to access revolutionary new treatment thanks to a landmark decision by health chiefs.