NHS Grampian is within reach of meeting a national target for children and young people requiring mental health support, new figures show.
Nearly a third of drug users seeking help in the north-east started taking illegal substances under the age of 15, new statistics have revealed.
New referral figures show NHS Grampian worst in Scotland for treating patients within 18 week target
NHS Grampian has claimed it works to “actively manage” waiting lists after new figures revealed it was the worst in Scotland for treating patients within 18 weeks of referral.
The number of teenage pregnancies recorded in the north-east in 2017 are the lowest in Scotland.
More mental health patients are being seen in the north-east within the target date than the Scottish average, new figures show.
The number of cancer diagnoses in the north-east has risen by nearly 900, new statistics show.
NHS Grampian had the most cancelled operations for non-clinical reasons in the country, according to new figures.
NHS Grampian recorded 2.125 delayed discharges per 100,000 population, the second-highest number recorded in health boards across Scotland.
The number of people in the north-east seeking help to quit smoking has fallen by almost 1,000 since 2009.