A blueprint to transform the NHS in Scotland would introduce a new whistleblowing hotline, a revamped patient complaint system and a national database of blunders.
Lewis MacDonald MSP
HMP Grampian joins forces jobs scheme to give ex-servicemen and women insight into life as a prison officer
Former soldiers could soon be patrolling the halls at a north-east super jail.
Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to take allegations seriously if they relate to workers’ safety on the Aberdeen bypass project amid claims that accidents were “under-reported”.
Nicola Sturgeon has hinted that work from a huge offshore wind farm off the Fife coast could revitalise troubled firm BiFab.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that “nothing is more important” in the offshore industry than safety, as the sector prepares to mark the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.
Economy Secretary Keith Brown has hinted that the Scottish Government would consider splashing the cash to try to speed-up the delay-hit Aberdeen bypass.
Transport chiefs have officially pushed back the completion date for Aberdeen’s long-awaited bypass – revealing the road is not now due to be open until late autumn.
Transport chiefs were under fire last night after it was finally confirmed that Aberdeen’s long-awaited bypass would not be completed on time this spring.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that her government will hold talks with Balfour Beatty over plans to make 25 staff redundant in Aberdeenshire.
Scottish ministers were under growing pressure last night to step in to save the Arnish yard in Lewis amid fears it could shut down within days.
Scottish ministers have been urged to travel to the north-east “as a matter of urgency” to reassure local workers from collapsed construction giant Carillion.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has confirmed that a major trauma centre in Aberdeen should be up and running this autumn.
The Scottish Government has raised hopes that there will be no further delay to the completion of Aberdeen’s bypass following the collapse of Carillion – and that 260 affected jobs could be saved.
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.
Police chiefs and Scottish ministers have been accused of “dragging their feet” over the creation of a new geographical database to stop officers on 999 calls being sent to the wrong location.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has revealed his new front bench team – but there was no job for his predecessor Kezia Dugdale.
Shock new figures show that offenders in the north and north-east have still to pay 8,000 fines – and only three officers are chasing them for the cash.
A new leader of the Scottish Labour Party will be announced today – almost three months after Kezia Dugdale stunned her colleagues by quitting.
Plans to finally deliver a new major trauma network across hospitals in Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh will be unveiled next month.
Thousands of offenders are being let off the hook because there is no way to force them to pay fines and compensation to victims, it has emerged.
An Aberdeen play park has been reopened after receiving a £20,000 upgrade to encourage more children to have fun outdoors.
A north MSP says it is “critical” that the Scottish Government provides health boards with the proper resources to stop bed blocking in the Highlands.
Rail bosses have been accused of "an incredible waste of money" by hiring buses to sit outside stations just in case their trains fail to run.
The empty youth wing of a north-east super jail is being employed to train staff and host meetings rather than housing young offenders.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted she "isn't backing away" from building a flagship trauma centre in Aberdeen - despite concerns over a brain-drain as uncertainty over the project lingers.
Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison has announced more than £500million of additional funding for the country's NHS.
Home Secretary Theresa May has questioned the merits of the Scottish policing model - prompting accusations of "rank hypocrisy" from the SNP.
Pressure was last night piled on John Swinney to explain his embarrassing Budget bungle on the Haudagain Roundabout.
A call has been made to compensate north-east firms who are "losing money on every job" due to the Forth Road Bridge closure.
No decision yet on what “independent assurance” will be required to close Aberdeen and Inverness police call centres
Police chiefs have yet to decide how independent experts will verify that it is safe to close control rooms in Aberdeen and Inverness.
John Swinney has declined to outline a timeline for Aberdeen’s much anticipated multi-billion pound city deal.
The controversial Marischal Square development has been branded "about as popular as a visit by King Herod to the Bethlehem nursery".