Labour has accused the Tories of being “staggeringly out of touch” after Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the NHS was in many ways performing better than ever.
The NHS is experiencing its worst ever performance in A&E, and thousands of people face rising waits for operations and cancer treatment, according to the last set of monthly health data before the General Election.
Inspectors say they are increasingly concerned about the pressure on NHS hospitals as new figures show more than half of A&E departments are inadequate or require improvement.
The use of music playlists in A&E wards was found to have a calming effect on almost all elderly dementia patients in a trial.
There has been a small increase in the percentage of NHS Grampian patients being seen within four hours at the region’s A&Es.
NHS Grampian has released its latest patient statistics.
A health board has released information on activity at the emergency department at a major Aberdeen hospital over the past week.
A smartphone device which can be used to detect serious heart conditions should be rolled out to A&E departments across the country, researchers say.
More than 1,000 people attended Aberdeen’s accident and emergency department in the past week, according to new figures.
More than 1,100 people have passed through the emergency department of an Aberdeen hospital in the past week.
An Aberdeen hospital has seen more than 1,100 people visit its emergency department in the last week.
New NHS figures show 89% of people admitted into accident and emergency across the region were attended to within four hours.
An Aberdeen hospital has seen more than 1,140 people visit its emergency department in the last week.
A health board has released weekly figures which show a decrease in the number of people attending A&E.
NHS Grampian has been praised after latest emergency department figures were released.
A key A&E target has been missed by NHS Grampian for the first time since April.
The emergency department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has been named "team of the year" at a national event.