One of Scotland’s leading cancer prevention experts has been left "shocked" by a new report revealing that nearly a quarter of P1 children are at risk of being overweight or obese.
Mark Cordiner’s life was happy back in 2014. The Aberdeen father to cherished son, Leo, was a quiet lad who enjoyed socialising with his friends, going shopping, watching football and climbing on his bike and soaring off into the blue yonder.
The NHS has launched a campaign to encourage more people to talk about their feelings after new figures revealed how many people in the north and north-east who took their own lives last year.
Health chiefs splashed out thousands of pounds of taxpayers cash on a Lego-building training event at Edinburgh Zoo, it can be revealed.
Health bosses have argued drug addicts should be considered disabled and given discounted public transport.
With one in 10 visitors to accident and emergency waiting longer than four hours to be seen and nearly one in three of us waiting longer than three months for an appointment with a specialist, what can you do if you have the misfortune to find yourself waiting interminably for treatment?
Health chiefs have warned that the health of babies is being put at risk because Scottish mums are turning to the black market online to buy and sell breast milk.
A Highland mum battling an aggressive form of blood cancer last night spoke of her “hope” for survival as she prepares to begin life-saving cancer treatment in London.
Cancer-stricken Highland mum to refund everyone who donated to her £320,000 crowdfunder after NHS u-turn on her treatment
A north woman trying to find £500,000 for pioneering cancer treatment has been given hope of survival.
The NHS has not had to discipline a single Scottish hospital worker for failing to wash their hands in the last two years.
Most of us will be looking forward to some time off with our families over Christmas and New Year. But spare a thought for the people working in the NHS across Scotland who will be on duty night and day, and are gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year.
Close to 2,000 blood donations are needed in the north of Scotland between now and Christmas to ensure the region’s vital stocks do not run out.
Patients are now coming forward with claims of bullying within NHS Highland, it has been revealed.
The Scottish Government has pledged £80million to upgrade every health service computer in the country.
Ministers have been warned that NHS finances in Scotland are not “sustainable” and urgent action must be taken to overhaul the way health services are run.
As many as 1,000 people could have been affected by the NHS Highland bullying scandal, one of the whistleblowing doctors predicted yesterday.
A north-east GP surgery was plunged into chaos after staff struggled to cope with the demand for the winter flu jab.
NHS Highland has accepted “external, independent support” from NHS Scotland in a bid to resolve crisis surrounding allegations of bullying going back a decade.
Fewer pregnant women will have to travel outwith Moray to give birth following the appointment of two new consultants at Dr Gray’s Hospital.
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.
Junior doctor recruitment has hit a five-year high.
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.
Revealed: Adviser warned that taxpayers money was used to “secure” GPs vote at expense of rural doctors
Scottish ministers agreed a controversial new GP contract despite being warned by a top adviser that it represented a “drastic and inexplicable” raid on rural doctors.
Fears have been raised that the NHS faces an exodus of key staff after it emerged that more than 1,700 Scottish nurses have sought permission to work abroad in recent years.
That the NHS faces a struggle to cope with the demands of a rapidly-ageing population should come as no surprise to anyone.
A north-east MSP has called on the Health Secretary to act after official figures showed the vacancy rate for nursing and midwifery staff across Scotland is at its highest ever reported.
Nursing applications from EU countries have plummeted since the Brexit vote last year.
An SNP MP has been forced to apologise after repeating false allegations about a nurse who criticised her party's record on NHS wages.
The annual review of the NHS in Scotland has outlined a raft of recommendations to tackle the GP recruitment crisis.
A cancer patient living in the north of Scotland has had to wait 198 days to receive treatment.
Andrew Liddle, Scottish Political Correspondent
More than a quarter of people in the north and north-east are drinking "hazardous" amounts of alcohol every week.