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Health board cuts beds for burns patients

A CONTROVERSIAL hospital has dealt patients another blow by axing almost half the beds in its specialist burns unit. St John’s Hospital in Livingston, West...

Ambulance station vetoed by councillors because of trees

COUNCILLORS have vetoed the site of a new quick-response ambulance station – because it would involve chopping down trees. Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) chiefs picked...

A parking fine for every centimetre of road: Tiny street tops ticketing table

A SCOTS street has emerged as the most dangerous for illegally parked drivers, after it was revealed that almost 8000 tickets had been dished...

Hospital shops accused of charging “obscene” prices

SHOPS in Scottish hospitals have been accused of charging “obscene” prices. Some in-house retailers are charging patients, relatives and staff up to 50% more than...

Investigation after patient’s details used for Facebook pestering

A HOSPITAL cleaner tracked down a woman and pestered her on Facebook after stealing her details from a computer screen. An investigation is now under...

Thousands of operations cancelled every year

By Cara Sulieman MORE THAN 600 operations are cancelled in Scotland a week, with a quarter of them being scrapped by the hospital. NHS Fife chalked...

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