Saturday, November 25, 2017

SCOTLAND'S top forensic scientist has revealed that her Saturday job in a butcher's helped inspire her career dealing with the dead. Professor Sue Black has...

A SCOT who appealed on Facebook for a new kidney has amazed transplant chiefs by receiving more than 100 offers from around the world. Daniel...

NHS nursing staff are owed millions of pounds in backdated holiday pay claims going back six years by bungling Scottish health boards. Reviews into nurses’...

A HEARING into a midwife accused of harming 20 unborn babies was told by a consultant she had never seen such drastic and unexplained...

SCOTS sex workers could soon be enjoying home visits from health workers, it has been revealed. The new initiative by Police Scotland and NHS Lothian...

THE number of Scottish school pupils needing classroom help for mental health problems has more than doubled, shocking new statistics have revealed. New research by...

OVER half of Scots think their partner is overweight but nearly a third are too scared to say anything, according to a recent study.   The...

A SENIOR childcare boss has been struck off after faking mileage the equivalent of driving from Edinburgh to Baghdad. Kubeshni Gounder has been charged by...

A £1.5m partnership will provide a new care facility for Scots diagnosed with autism. East Dunbartonshire Council has joined forces with the National Autistic Society...

AMBULANCE chiefs have been forced to spend an estimated £3.5m on specialist equipment to treat Scots patients weighing up to 70 stone. The move follows...

HOSPITAL chiefs have been accused of exploiting the sick after a patient paid £82 to watch television for four days. Rhona Beattie hoped that watching...

A DEAF woman spent almost three days in a Tayside hospital without being provided with a sign language interpreter. A report from the Scottish Public...

DOCTORS are urging Scots to sign up to the Organ Donor Register during National Transplant Week (7-13 September 2015) and to discuss their wishes with...

SCOTS scientists have made a breakthrough that could reduce drug-related deaths - including those related to slimming pills. An Edinburgh University team have pioneered a...

A NURSE at the £600-a-night Priory clinic has admitted to sharing a bed, bikini waxes and foreign holidays with a patient. Janet Wilma Toy is...
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A groundbreaking study from Edinburgh University has shown that suffering from anxiety or depression could carry an increased risk of death from liver disease. The...

BUNGLING hospital staff have been accused of “sheer negligence” after more than 40 dead bodies were ‘mishandled’ by the NHS over a five year...

Edinburgh University scientists have found that sugar may reduce the risk of osteoarthritis developing people who undergo orthopaedic surgery every year.   The disease, which occurs...

SCIENTISTS are launching research into why some Scots have developed a natural resistance to midge bites. It is currently known that around one in seven...

PATIENTS, policy-makers and experts from around the world will meet in Glasgow this September to discuss global efforts to tackle viral hepatitis. The first World...
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