Saturday, January 16, 2021

NHS Scotland’s epilepsy services leading the rest of the UK

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A UK-wide epilepsy report has found epilepsy services in Scotland are improving and even outperforming the rest of the UK. The report, produced by the...

Huge rise in shock therapy without permission

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THE number of Scots receiving electric shock therapy without their consent has rocketed by over 50% in the past five years. A total of 1,381...

Edinburgh uni study sheds light on diseases caused by immune system fault

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Scientists from Edinburgh University have discovered how a gene mutation can lead to diseases that occur when the immune system attacks the body by...

Fight against antibiotic resistance steps up

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Public and health care professionals across Scotland are being asked to make a pledge to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions in the fight against antibiotic...

Hairdresser holds natural beauty photoshoot

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A HAIRDRESSER has persuaded six pals to pose in their underwear in a bid to challenge fashion industry stereotypes.Emma Diamond, who stripped off herself,...

Top website condemned over “neanderthal” portrayal of Glasgow food scene

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AN influential website has been condemned for its “neanderthal” video guide to Glasgow and its food. The Vice documentary - which has been viewed 160,000...

Millions owed to nurses in pay bungles

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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’...

Staff shortages at major hospital could pose risk to patients

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PATIENTS at a major Scottish hospital are at potentially “significant risk" as a result of staff shortages in accident and emergency.The standard of care...

Marketers Brought in to Cure Highland Doctor Crisis

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MARKETING consultants from the Channel Islands have been hired in a bid to solve the GP recruitment crisis in the Highlands.The team will be...

Health Board Condemned for Night Discharges

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A SCOTTISH health board has been condemned after discharging almost 1,400 OAPs from hospital during the night.NHS Fife admitted that 1,363 patients aged over...

10 year old Cancer sufferer Mackenzie goes back to school

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A BRAVE schoolgirl yesterday returned for her final year of primary school after completing pioneering treatment for cancer.Mackenzie Furniss became the first person in...

Boys Are Reckless, Say Experts

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ACCIDENT-prone boys are up to three times more likely to end up in A&E departments of Scottish hospitals compared to cautious girls.Experts claim boys...

Young Firefighter’s Battle For Heart Condition Awareness Reaches High Peaks

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A SCOTS firefighter who suffered a cardiac arrest at just 22 made it to the top of three of the UK’s highest mountains in...

World first as Scots hospital uses light against superbugs

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A SCOTTISH hospital ward will be the first in the world to use light in the battle against superbugs.The lighting system, which has taken...

Hospital staff mislabel, misplace and mishandle cadavars

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

Childbirth is similar to being in a war zone – experts warn

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ALMOST 3500 mothers in Scotland suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after giving birth to their children every year, according to experts. Doctors believe, that...

Scots narcolepsy victim takes her case to the London High Court

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A SCOTS teenager who falls asleep 30 times a day is joining a court class action to demand compensation from a pharmaceutical firm which...

Home at last: Scot who survived horror accident in Far East

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A SCOT given a 1% chance of survival after a horror accident abroad has returned home after astounding medics with his recovery. Kevin Skelly almost...

Arm Twist Nurse Struck Off

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A NURSE has been struck off he deliberately inflicted pain on an elderly care home resident by twisting his arm behind his back as...

“Disgraceful” NHS Lothian staff shortages could put lives at risk

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SICK and injured patients face a 40-mile round trip for accident and emergency treatment as a result of “disgraceful” staff shortages.Patients who would normally...
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