The Scottish Government and health board bosses must learn lessons from the “systemic failure of governance” at NHS Tayside, a Holyrood committee said.
Suicidal patients were “not taken seriously” by health workers in NHS Tayside unless they had made a “serious attempt to take their own life”, a damning report has found.
A woman whose uncle took his own life after being sent home by health workers despite three suicide attempts in four days has criticised an inquiry into the services provided.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has been urged to ensure an internal report on treatment at a mental health unit is published in full.
A health board’s treatment of 14 breast cancer patients who died will be reviewed by an independent expert after bosses admitted hundreds of patients were given lower doses of chemotherapy.
NHS Tayside will change the chemotherapy treatment provided to breast cancer sufferers after a report revealed patients were being given a lower dose of drugs than in the rest of Scotland.
Shetland Islands Council is incinerating hundreds of tons of NHS clinical waste from health boards across Scotland – including the Highland and Grampian – to help ease a national backlog.
Youngsters in the north-east living with mental illness have far greater difficulty accessing treatment than anywhere else in the country.
Fears have been raised that NHS Grampian could be left “rudderless” with the coming departure of two senior board members.
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.
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.
The man who steered NHS Grampian out of its most turbulent period in history is to retire, threatening to plunge the board into disarray once more.
Scottish Conservatives in the north-east have demanded to know when NHS Grampian’s “absent” chief executive Malcolm Wright will return to combat the board’s problems.
Fears have been raised that the new boss of Tayside’s beleaguered health board is juggling too many senior roles.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has signalled that the Scottish Government has no plans to merge NHS Grampian with the crisis-hit Tayside board.
Scottish ministers have been warned that north and north-east patients would suffer if local health boards were abolished and replaced with new “super-boards.”
NHS Grampian has insisted that charitable donations are not misused amid calls for a nationwide investigation into the Tayside financial scandal.
NHS Grampian’s chief executive has been sent in to bail out crisis-hit Tayside amid a series of financial scandals.
The Scottish Government has used its “powers of intervention” to call for new leadership at NHS Tayside amid a row over its use of charity funds.
An MSP wants an urgent meeting with north-east health chiefs after it was ruled that the death of an Aberdeenshire baby could have been prevented.
A child at a Scottish nursery has been diagnosed with meningitis.