The Scottish Government is under pressure to order a review of psychiatric services after it emerged there is only one dedicated hospital bed for youngsters in the whole of the north and north-east.
Privacy campaigners have urged north and north-east health boards to take patient confidentiality more seriously after it emerged that staff have been sacked over the issue.
A north-east pensioner has lost her freedom after a GP's mis-diagnosis stripped her of her driving licence on medical grounds.
More than 13,000 people across the north and north-east were questioned by health workers about their drinking habits over a 12 month period.
The length of time between cancer patients initially showing symptoms to their doctor and receiving treatment may have no impact on their survival rates, according to an Aberdeen University study.
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Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont will today call for party politics to be set aside to protect the future of the NHS.
Chancellor George Osborne has signalled he is planning a fresh £25billion assault on public spending in the next parliament - including a controversial freeze on benefits.
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A Highland GP has claimed the only way to ensure the NHS is kept in public hands and protected from market forces is to vote for independence tomorrow.
Community leaders and politicians have raised fears that local health services in Buchan will not be able to meet demand if further housing is approved.
A group of medical professionals have issued a fresh warning about the impact privatisation would have on the NHS in Scotland.
A convicted child molester scored a second pay-out from prison bosses yesterday - over treatment for his toothache.
The first minister of Wales has called on Scots - particularly Labour supporters - to resist the "siren call" of a "socialist utopia" after a Yes vote.
Nearly 70 healthcare professionals from across Scotland have signed an open letter backing a Yes vote as the best way to protect the NHS.
Leading microbiologist Hugh Pennington has accused the SNP of engaging in its own "project fear" over the NHS.
A fresh row over the NHS in Scotland erupted yesterday as rival politicians stepped up their efforts to woo undecided voters.
A charity has expressed concern about a decline in the number of north and north-east women having cervical cancer smear tests.
Both sides in the referendum debate crossed swords yesterday over NHS funding.
A special taskforce has been established to try and reduce the number of people needlessly languishing in hospital.
A leading north-east academic has attacked Scottish Government claims that the NHS faces budget cuts if there is a No vote.
A new poll has shown the vast majority of people believe that Scotland's budget will be slashed by Westminster after a No vote.
The Scottish Government has been accused of telling lies over the future of the NHS to scare people into voting for independence.
One of the world's largest cancer research charities has backed a move by NHS Grampian to extinguish smoking on their premises.
Scottish Government claims about funding threats to the NHS were "dishonest, desperate and a disgrace", it was claimed yesterday.
The Scottish Health Secretary has challenged Labour to come clean over the impact of privatisation of the English NHS on Scotland.
The Scottish Government has been urged to improve cancer screening services in the Western Isles and Shetland.
After the announcement that obese people with Type 2 diabetes should receive gastric surgery free of charge on the NHS, the public is up in arms. But, as Nel Staveley discovers, it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.
A row has broken out between Labour and the SNP over fears the NHS could be privatised in the future.
A hospital which was slated by inspectors after blood-splattered and contaminated equipment was found on two wards has improved its cleaning regime.
The outgoing chairman of doctor’s group BMA Scotland has warned that the NHS is nearing “crisis” point.