The Scottish Government has been urged to act on NHS staffing levels as new figures show a drop in the number of nurses and midwives.
The Scottish Government has been challenged to take urgent action to tackle “intolerable” waiting times for specialist mental health services for children and young people.
Coronavirus testing will be expanded to all frontline health and social care staff, care home visitors, hospital patients and students returning home over Christmas, Scotland’s Health Secretary has announced.
Scotland will become the first country to provide period products for free, following a vote at Holyrood.
More than 100,000 Scots are now waiting for key diagnostic tests to be carried out by the NHS.
Scotland will become the first country in the world to introduce free universal access to period products if a landmark bill passes through Holyrood today.
The coronavirus death toll in Scotland has risen by seven in the past 24 hours.
The Scottish Greens have said reluctance for regular Covid-19 testing in hospitals is “dangerous”.
A million Scots will receive the coronavirus vaccine by the end of January in "one of the biggest civilian logistical challenges in our lifetime", the health secretary has confirmed.
A campaign group has urged every candidate in next year’s Holyrood election to support a “total ban” on alcohol advertising.
Scottish Labour has pushed for an increase in funding for alcohol addiction services amid fears of a “ticking health time bomb”.
More than 3,500 Scots who have tested positive for Covid-19 have not been spoken to by coronavirus contact tracers.
MSPs have voted to “immediately” introduce weekly coronavirus testing for all health and social care workers.
Nicola Sturgeon has described the prospect of an effective coronavirus vaccine as a "ray of hope in a pretty dark tunnel" but cautioned any treatment may not provide a "way out" of current restrictions until next year.
Opposition parties at Holyrood have united to demand the Scottish Government holds an immediate public inquiry into coronavirus deaths in care homes.
A care home industry chief has accused others of putting "more weight" on a new report on positive Covid-19 cases transferred from hospitals to care homes than it "ever intended to deliver".
A number of residents have died in a coronavirus outbreak at a third care home operated by HC-One, the firm has said.
Ministers will begin work on a national strategy for rolling out a coronavirus vaccine as part of a £37 million NHS winter preparedness plan but have ruled out using the system behind this year's “shambolic” winter flu jabs.
Calls are growing for a public inquiry to be held into the discharge of dozens of Covid-19-positive patients into care homes from hospitals across Scotland.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Test and Protect system is not being outsourced, despite a contract being awarded to a private company to provide contact tracing staff.
Opposition parties have attacked the Scottish Government after reports that contact tracing has been outsourced.
Fears of “inhumane” treatment of care home residents have been raised following the publication of the latest report summarising the findings of inspections of premises.
Restrictions on parent and baby groups have been relaxed by the Scottish Government after public backlash.
Opposition MSPs have called for the Scottish Government to allow parent and baby groups to go ahead.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has been urged to act to prevent a “winter of hell” for care home residents and their families by allowing more access.
SNP’s Angus Robertson condemned for ‘disgraceful’ comments suggesting elderly deaths were leading to independence ‘gain’
The SNP’s Angus Robertson has been condemned for an article arguing the deaths of old people are benefiting the Scottish independence cause.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to do “whatever it takes” to allow more people to visit relatives in care homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she has “huge sympathy” for relatives unable to see loved ones in care homes.
Campaigners have gathered outside the Scottish Parliament to call for care home visiting restrictions to be eased.
A fire at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) in Glasgow was likely caused by a discarded cigarette, according to the health board.