A recruitment boost at Moray’s biggest hospital has allowed health chiefs to rule out a temporary downgrade of services.
Veteran comic Sir Ken Dodd has said “things are progressing” in an update on his health after being taken to hospital with a severe chest infection.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has said he wants to see private finance “booted out” of the NHS as a priority.
Additional funding aimed at helping the NHS get on a financially sustainable footing has instead been spent on coping with existing pressures, according to a report.
Labour in government would radically shake-up procurement rules to make it much harder for private companies like collapsed construction giant Carillion to run public services, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.
Cases of flu in Scotland have risen for the third week in a row, according to official statistics.
The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, as the number of flu-related deaths so far this winter rose to 120.
Jeremy Corbyn has described Government claims of record NHS funding levels as a “fake news agenda”.
The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, NHS England has warned.
More than 120 cases of measles have now been confirmed in outbreaks affecting five areas of England.
A data-sharing agreement between the Home Office and the NHS to track immigration offenders has led to people becoming “too frightened” to access healthcare, MPs have heard.
Boris Johnson has said the Brexit campaign’s highly controversial claim that leaving the European Union would mean Britain gets £350 million extra a week to spend on the NHS was an underestimate.
Some patients are receiving “unsafe” care in the NHS as the health service grapples with its worst ever winter pressures, medical colleges have warned.
Fourteen NHS trusts across England have ties with the firm Carillion.
More and more operations will be postponed if the number of flu patients being admitted to hospitals does not relent, a leading medical figure has warned.
A Highlands and Islands MSP has blamed the Scottish Government for not giving some at-risk patients enough information on how to get the right flu jab.
There were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in children and teenagers last year – equating to 170 a day, the latest figures show.
Many patients with serious spinal injuries are finding themselves stuck in hospital for much longer than necessary because of disputes between commissioners and providers over the equipment they need to go home, it has been claimed.
Tributes have been paid following the “tragic loss” of an 18-year-old who died of pneumonia after suffering from flu.
The number of people admitted to intensive care with flu has risen by 65%, the latest figures show.
Ruth Davidson has called on the First Minister to stop cutting hospital beds while Scotland is in the midst of a "flu crisis".
Jeremy Corbyn has said there is now a “12-month crisis” in the NHS and called for urgent investment.
Patients are dying prematurely in the corridors of accident and emergency units, the heads of more than 60 A&E departments have warned in a letter to Theresa May.
Waiting time targets in accident and emergency departments have hit their lowest level in 14 years, with patients “dying prematurely” in their corridors before they are seen.
Health bosses have insisted the closure of the children’s ward at a Moray hospital last month was a one-off.
Visiting hours have been restricted at the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway to “protect patients, staff and visitors” from the flu virus.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has acknowledged that the uptake of flu vaccination among healthcare staff is too low.
Scotland's accident-and-emergency (A&E) departments have recorded the worst performance against a key waiting target since weekly reporting began.
Japanese tech giant NEC has struck a £475 million deal to buy UK software firm Northgate Public Services (NPS), which holds key contracts with the police and the NHS.
Leading doctors have welcomed Downing Street’s decision to merge health and social care into one political portfolio.
The First Minister and Health Secretary have apologised to patients who have faced delays for treatment as a result of winter strain on the health service.
Patients calling 999 over the festive period were left on hold for up to 20 minutes, it has emerged.