Hundreds of NHS Highland patients are being left in debiltating pain for more than a year as they await knee replacement surgery.
Patients are being put at risk and suffering harm due to the continued failure to hit NHS waiting-times targets, MPs say.
More than a third of chronic pain patients had to wait more than 18 weeks for their first appointment after being referred, official figures suggest.
More than half of children with mental health conditions in Grampian are missing the NHS’s 18-week target for treatment, new figures have revealed.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted her Government’s £850 million waiting times action plan is not failing – despite recent figures showing NHS performance against targets has hit a record low.
Every single woman waiting for IVF in Scotland was screened within one year, new waiting time figures reveal.
NHS waiting times performance in Scotland has hit a new low, with almost a third of patients waiting longer than the legally-binding target time for treatment.
A shortage of paediatric staff could see children in the north-east travelling hundreds of miles for routine surgery.
New staff will be recruited by NHS Highland after securing an extra £2million funding to cut waiting times.
With one in 10 visitors to accident and emergency waiting longer than four hours to be seen and nearly one in three of us waiting longer than three months for an appointment with a specialist, what can you do if you have the misfortune to find yourself waiting interminably for treatment?
Nicola Sturgeon admitted hospital waiting times are too long after she was challenged about 9,000 NHS Grampian patients waiting beyond the 12 treatment week target.
A new emergency response team will be launched in a north-east town after concerns were raised about ambulance cover across the region.
Despite the Scottish Ambulance Service failing to meet response-time targets, more people with life-threatening conditions are surviving, MSPs have been told.
NHS Grampian has been forced to draft in private companies to help ease increasingly long waiting times.
The number of patients waiting for emergency care in the north-east is at a four year high - and has soared by almost 40% since 2015.
More than 3,000 NHS Grampian patients have been waiting six months for hospital treatment, according to new figures.
More than 20% of cancer patients in NHS Grampian and NHS Highland are waiting longer than the Scottish Government’s 62-day target for treatment.
For more than two years, Aberdeen man Ian Milne’s life has effectively been “on hold” as he’s awaited hospital treatment.
Young people in Moray are being forced to wait almost six months for mental health services, new figures reveal
Young people across the north-east are being forced to wait almost six months to gain access to mental health services.
The SNP Government has faced stinging criticism after it emerged cancer patient waiting times have hit record highs.
NHS Grampian has been the worst performing health board in Scotland against a key waiting-time target for every month of the last year.
A&E departments saw their lowest waiting time performance since records began in March, with the figures also showing that 2017/18 was the worst year on record.
The number of urology patients in the Highlands waiting over 12 weeks for their first appointment has been cut by hundreds.
Cardiac patients could be sent as far away as Newcastle for life-changing surgery to help ease the pressure on a struggling health board.
Jennifer Duguid is never without her phone, and even leaves the device by the sink when she has a shower.
More than 1,000 outpatients were forced to wait more than a year for treatment - a fourfold leap in just 12 months, new figures show.
A cancer charity has slammed NHS Scotland in the north after it was revealed targets for patient waiting times are not being hit.
North health boards missed key A&E waiting times targets over the festive period.
More than a quarter of patients at NHS Grampian were forced to wait more than 18 weeks for treatment.
More than 130 people who attended accident and emergency departments at north-east hospitals last week waited longer than they should have for treatment.
Patients are waiting longer to be treated in north-east hospital accident and emergency departments than they are in the Highlands.
NHS Highland has been given £6million to help ensure patients receive faster hospital treatment.