Health teams working in the community are to get a multi-billion funding boost in a bid to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, the Prime Minister has announced.
NHS whistleblowers are to be given better protection in a bid to improve patient safety in the wake of the Gosport hospital scandal, the Government has announced.
A new specialist hospital unit which aims to cut down admission times has been opened in Aberdeen.
Almost 100 confidential NHS patient records have been dumped in a bin in Aberdeen.
Award-winning comic writer Adam Kay has warned that a cash-starved NHS needs help or the UK could be left with a health system where “the people who have least suffer the most”.
Nearly one in five NHS hospital services have failed to hit any key national waiting-time targets in the last year, analysis shows.
Cash for family health services fell in real terms last year despite overall spending on the NHS topping more than £12 billion in Scotland.
Health officials have called on the elderly to get their flu jab as it sought to stem fears over a shortage of the vaccine.
The owners of a soon-to-be-opened gin distillery have praised a council decision to give them a licence – despite concerns raised by the NHS.
Almost a third of European doctors working in Scotland are considering moving to another country because of Brexit, a survey has suggested.
A pioneering cancer treatment has been recommended for leukaemia patients under the age of 25.
The NHS faces a shortage of 350,000 staff by 2030, with experts warning that the workforce crisis is now a greater threat to services than its financial problems.
Fresh concerns about patient data have been raised after Google announced plans to bring the health division of its DeepMind artificial intelligence company more closely under its control.
The NHS will invest up to £46 million to help tens of thousands of people living with diabetes to receive life-changing treatment.
A programme brought in to reduce hospital deaths has saved the lives of almost 10,000 patients, the Health Secretary has claimed.
A drug that could improve survival rates for children with a rare and “notoriously difficult to treat” form of cancer has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.
There are not enough public health policies designed to prevent illness, a Holyrood committee has found.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is heading to Paris to meet world leaders to discuss ways to fast-track new healthcare technologies for use in the NHS.
A hospital trust has been placed into special measures after it emerged that more than 100 cases of alleged poor care are to be reviewed.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to “do the right thing” and invest more cash in Scotland’s GP services, with Tories claiming family doctors had lost out on a “whopping £660 million” compared to counterparts south of the border.
Will Young has called for action over the “misappropriation of the word gay” in the classroom.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman says there are no plans to cut staff at NHS Tayside after reports 1,300 jobs could be shed.
Five new medical technology centres are to use artificial intelligence to help speed up disease diagnosis as part of Government plans to utilise AI.
Individual responsibility is at the heart of Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s new policy for the future of the NHS.
The NHS will not be sustainable without a “radical shift” towards preventing disease and illness, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned.
Microsoft’s chief executive has urged tech companies and world leaders to use technology to protect the most vulnerable in society.
Nicola Sturgeon appears to have ruled out upping the threshold for the higher rate of income tax in Scotland, as she blasted the Conservatives “absolutely damning and shameful” Budget.
Almost two in five doctors believe there is a “problem” with bullying in their work place, medics have warned.
The NHS will adopt a “zero tolerance” approach to violence against its staff, the Health Secretary has announced.
Britain’s fiscal watchdog has warned of the “severe implications” for the economy in the event of a no deal Brexit, adding that the vote to quit the EU has already weakened growth.