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Where Compression Bandages Fall Short with Leg Ulcer Treatment for NHS Patients

The idea of a universal healthcare system carries many benefits for patients and their families, but in practice, it is not without its risks....

Ambulance chiefs spend £3.5m on kit for fat Scots as obesity call outs more than double

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...

£4m study to see whether antibiotics and paracetamol can help stroke patients

Treating stroke patients with antibiotics and paracetamol could save up to 25,000 lives each year, researchers have said. A £4m study is to investigate whether...

Staff shortages at major hospital could pose risk to patients

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...

Scottish NHS spent £9m on hotel rooms for patients since 2010

THE Scottish NHS has spent at least £9m on hotels and travel for patients in the past three years - including at least £190...

Edinburgh warned of a HIV ticking timebomb as new cases rise

By Christine Lavelle HEALTH experts are warning that Edinburgh could be facing a HIV ticking time-bomb, as more than 100 new cases a year are...

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