Using e-cigarettes is “definitely less harmful” than smoking tobacco, health experts have declared.
Patient care in the NHS could suffer because of a workforce “crisis” among doctors, leading medics have warned.
A young campaigner has penned an energetic song as part of an impassioned plea to encourage doctors to move to Moray.
GPs should warn smokers there is currently little evidence on the long-term benefits or harms of e-cigarettes, health officials have said.
Thousands of nurses, care home staff and pharmacists are to be urged to look out for symptoms of sepsis, Jeremy Hunt has announced.
The chief executive who “transformed” Orkney’s health board is leaving to take on a new challenge.
A new drug for the treatment of head and neck cancer has been accepted for use on the NHS.
The Scottish Government has come under fire over its "scandalous" mental health care services for young people, as new figures showed in one part of Scotland almost two thirds of children and adolescents have to wait longer than the target time to get help.
The cost of free personal and nursing care for elderly Scots reached a record high of almost £500million in 2015-16, a new report has revealed.
A projected rise in the number of nursing and midwifery staff working in Scotland's NHS is not enough to keep pace with increasing patient demand, a representative body has warned.
Doctors at a Moray health practice have backed a campaign calling for new facilities to replace tired buildings more than a century old.
Vulnerable and elderly home care users in the north are being reduced to tears by controversial reforms that have disrupted their continuity of care, it has been claimed.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has returned to the fray in his spat with Stephen Hawking, issuing a detailed rebuttal of the world-renowned scientist’s claim that the NHS was at risk of privatisation under the Tories.
A health board chief has apologised after a malware attack led to procedures and appointments being cancelled.
A health board has asked patients not to attend hospital unless it is “essential” after its computer systems were hit by malware.
Crisis – it’s a word that has almost become a cliche in the debate over the future of Scotland’s health service.
The mortality rate at Scotland's hospitals has fallen by 8.4% over the last three years.
Staff shortages have forced another Highland hospital to impose restrictions on new admissions.
Talks have been held in a desperate attempt to end a recruitment crisis blighting Moray Council and the NHS.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a fresh attack on Professor Stephen Hawking for suggesting the "direction of change" in the NHS is towards a US-style insurance system.
Professor Stephen Hawking has attacked the Conservatives over their handling of the NHS and accused Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt of "abusing" science to justify policies.
More than 9,000 patients were treated on mixed-sex NHS wards in the 12 months to the end of July, figures show.
An NHS chief executive has been sacked for gross misconduct following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
Moray’s biggest hospital has been put forward as a potential centre for rural education to solve repeated staffing crises.
Almost a quarter of aspiring GPs plan to turn to locum work after completing their training, a small new poll suggests.
NHS Grampian has been asked for guarantees that overnight care for children will return following staffing shortages.
Over 200 people have been contaminated or infected with a potentially deadly strain of drug-resistant fungus during outbreaks at UK hospitals.
Breast cancer patients should be given better access to support after their hospital treatment ends, a charity has said.
The public can have its say on NHS Highand’s performance at an “annual review” being held in Aviemore at the end of the month.
Health chiefs are set to extend a programme to tackle bed blocking in the Granite City - by taking more care home beds.
A threat of industrial action that could have deprived hundreds of vulnerable people in the Highlands of their carers has been dramatically lifted.
Midwives have raised concerns over the small numbers of women who are getting "continuity of carer" throughout their pregnancy, birth and aftercare.