Government borrowing in September fell to its lowest level since 2007, giving Chancellor Philip Hammond a dose of good news ahead of his budget later this month.
Stress-led absences in the NHS have risen by just under a fifth, new analysis shows.
A new Bill intended to assist senior civil servants who have been left to take decisions in Northern Ireland must ease UK disparity in healthcare workers’ pay, a trade union has said.
An economist has said the Scottish Government may have underestimated healthcare funding needs by more than £400 million.
A top government official has warned he “can’t tell you it will all be fine” at Britain’s borders if the country crashes out of the European Union.
A top health official has admitted concerns over medicine supplies after Brexit are keeping him awake at night.
A charity has described the number of winter deaths in Scotland as “staggering”, with statistics showing an increase to the highest level in 18 years.
The number of winter deaths is at its highest level in almost 20 years.
Thousands of people could at risk after new figures revealed that less than half of health workers get the flu jab.
A crutch amnesty has been declared as part of plans to reduce the carbon footprint of the NHS.
One of Scotland’s health boards has just a quarter of its buildings in a good physical condition, while in another area almost one in 10 properties have been ranked as “unsatisfactory”.
A disposal company facing a criminal probe over a pile-up of waste from the NHS has denied claims that human body parts were among items caught up in a backlog at its sites.
An NHS manager has pleaded guilty to defrauding a health board out of more than £700,000 after using the names of U2 members to award contracts to his own construction firm.
There were two million attendances at A&E departments in England in September, with 88.9% of patients being seen within the target of four hours, the latest figures show.
The Health and Social Care Secretary has vowed to clamp down on agency spending in the NHS, saying the use of such staff can be “demoralising” for workers.
An Aberdeen nursery, which was previously criticised for offering an “old and tired” setting for children, has been praised for transforming its surroundings.
A north-east GP surgery was plunged into chaos after staff struggled to cope with the demand for the winter flu jab.
The UK’s medical waste backlog will be aggravated by the decision to strip a clinical waste disposal firm of NHS contracts, the company has said.
Stephen Fry and Bill Turnbull have been praised for raising awareness of prostate cancer through their own experiences with the disease.
Over 100 people attended a learning together event aimed at exploring ways in which to better help patients in the Western Isles to live healthy, active and independent lives for as long as possible.
An independent team of health experts is due to visit Moray this week to help drive forward attempts to restore services at Dr Gray’s Hospital.
The forthcoming NHS long-term plan is an opportunity to “reset” the performance and financial framework, a health service leader will say.
A hospital trust has brought in robot medical secretaries to work alongside its human staff in what it claims is a first for the NHS.
Scotland’s health secretary has told NHS whistleblowing champions to come straight to her if they are not being listened to by their health boards.
A medicine which helps to improve the quality of life for patients with an aggressive form of leukaemia is one of four drugs approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.
GP surgeries that offer shared appointments for groups of patients with similar conditions have had “very positive” feedback, family doctors say.
Social workers could be drafted in to keep casualty departments moving during winter, while weekly bed-checks could be carried out at care homes.
Pioneering partnership between NHS Shetland and RSPB Scotland allows GPs to ‘prescribe’ nature to patients
A prescription of fresh air is on offer in Shetland thanks to an innovative collaboration between the health board and the RSPB.
Human body parts are among hundreds of tonnes of waste from NHS hospitals which have been allowed to pile up by a disposal company.
The Scottish Government is to write off around £150 million of debt owed by NHS boards.
Scots eligible to receive the flu vaccine are being urged to make immunisation a priority as the national protection programme gets under way.
The NHS is to recruit doctors from Australia in the latest initiative to boost GP numbers.