A health board has contacted nearly 200 patients who had heart surgery at an Edinburgh hospital in the last six months over infection fears.
Communication between infection control doctors and nurses at a hospital where several patients died was not good, a Holyrood committee has been told.
Several surgeries have been postponed at an Edinburgh hospital after “a very small number” of patients were found to have an infection.
Two senior figures from the NHS have been appointed to lead an inquiry into the design, building and maintenance of Scotland’s largest hospital.
Robotic seals that respond to touch and speech are a step closer to being introduced on to dementia wards.
High-street health and beauty retailer Superdrug is sponsoring a unique hotel accommodation concept in Ibiza where single Britons can stay entirely for free.
Health chiefs in the north have defended their record despite failing to achieve their most recent target for preventing the potentially life-threatening Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection.