A north-east health board has drafted in dedicated immunisation specialists to help protect babies after vaccination rates plummeted.
MP’s concerns that north-east maternity units going ‘from bad to worse’ as staffing shortage continues
Concerns have been raised about the additional burden extra patients from Moray will place on the maternity service in Aberdeen.
New cutting-edge equipment has been donated to the city hospital to help diagnose patients with head and neck cancers earlier and help save lives.
Campaigners praised a public workshop held to discuss plans to reinstate a consultant-led maternity service at an Elgin hospital as a “positive step” forward yesterday.
Doctor who helped established Moray maternity unit fears ‘domino effect’ of other service downgrades
A senior doctor who helped establish the specialist maternity service in Moray fears other services at the flagship hospital could be affected if the current downgrade is allowed to last a year.
An Aberdeenshire town’s long-awaited new health complex will finally open later this month.
Moray residents are being urged to help come up with their own solutions to tackle the staffing shortages that have crippled the Women and Children Services at Dr Gray’s Hospital.
Campaigners have urged the Scottish Government to act on bed blocking after figures revealed it has risen by 10% in a year.
Nearly 1,500 north-east cancer patients have had to leave the area for treatment in the last three years.
Health bosses have moved to try and reassure worried Moray mums about the midwifery-led maternity service at Dr Gray’s hospital.
Former NHS Tayside chief executive Lesley McLay leaves the health board – three months after being stripped of leadership
The former boss at NHS Tayside has left the health board three months after being stripped of the leadership.
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has been urged to make a firm commitment to investing in the NHS in the north-east of Scotland following problems with the service.
The north-east is feared to be in the grip of a “crisis” after almost 40 fatalities in the last 18 months were linked to a drug made infamous by celebrity deaths.
NHS Grampian given a two week deadline to submit formal plans for the return of consultant-led service at Dr Gray’s Hospital
NHS Grampian have been given two weeks to submit plans on how they will reintroduce a consultant-led maternity service at Dr Gray’s Hospital.
A dedicated helpline has been set up for parents-to-be in Moray anxious about the crisis childbirth arrangements being put in place.
A new training scheme will follow in the footsteps of a pioneering Grampian initiative and strengthen ties between the health service and its Australian counterpart.
NHS Grampian is preparing to seize a “Brexit opportunity” to boost recruitment efforts across the region.
The Scottish Government’s new health minister will visit a north-east hospital tomorrow to meet campaigners fighting to retain services in the region.
The number of babies being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases in Aberdeen is below the average for the rest of Grampian.
Campaign groups fighting the controversial downgrading of maternity units in both Caithness and Moray have revealed they are to join forces to fight the “centralisation” of services.
NHS Grampian needs to make more than £70 million of cuts over the next four years to balance the books.
The Scottish Government has again been forced to deny that it is plotting to merge health boards covering Grampian, Tayside and the Highlands and islands.
A Moray hospital’s children’s ward will now be closed at weekends as the health service’s recruitment woes continue to affect services.
The Scottish Government has pledged to do “all it can” to maintain services at Moray’s only maternity unit – but has warned it “must be safe”.
Health chiefs have insisted there are no plans to close a community hospital in Forres despite the outstanding staffing issues.
More than 100 people have packed a public meeting in Moray in a show of opposition of the downgrade of the region’s only maternity unit.
Plans are being drawn up for the future of a Forres hospital which could be closed.
A north-east mum has launched a campaign to let all mums-to-be experience a home water birth free of charge.
A campaign group is urging residents of Moray to attend a public meeting tomorrow to keep the pressure on NHS Grampian.
NHS bosses have stressed that the new maternity system in place at Moray’s flagship hospital is “absolutely safe” for mothers and babies.
Concerns have been raised after it emerged an average of almost five people are injured every day in mental health units in the north and north-east.
A new report has laid bare the difficulties staff have been facing at Dr Gray’s Hospital due to the ongoing recruitment crisis.