Scotland has recorded a further two coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, Scottish Government figures show.
The health service risks having a “massive level of burnouts” in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, unless additional care is given to the “very fragile” mental health of staff, a leading doctor has warned.
Scotland has recorded a further 44 coronavirus deaths in the space of 24 hours, Scottish Government figures show.
Three Aberdeen residents are among the 44 deaths recorded by the Scottish Government in the latest daily coronavirus figures.
At least 202 frontline health and care workers have been identified after dying with coronavirus.
A further 73 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours.
A further 74 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours.
The Government has pledged more money to “get our country through coronavirus”.
NHS Grampian reports spike in Covid-19 with 122 new cases and one more death reported in past 24 hours
A further 122 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours.
Supply contracts designed to top-up the country’s stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) failed at the start of the coronavirus crisis, according to a procurement expert.
The UK spent £10 billion extra in inflated prices for pandemic-battling personal protective equipment due to an “inadequate” stockpile and a surge in global demand, a report has concluded.
A member of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) has warned the planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions over Christmas could lead to a third wave of the pandemic.
More than 100,000 Scots are now waiting for key diagnostic tests to be carried out by the NHS.
A further 49 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours, with a total of 771 people across Scotland receiving positive results across the same timeframe.
Experiences of community mental health services are consistently poor and the coronavirus pandemic will prompt a rise in people seeking help at crisis point, the care regulator has warned.
At least 201 frontline health and care workers have been identified after dying with coronavirus.
An “amazing” and “much-loved” nurse who moved to the UK from the Caribbean to work for the NHS has died after contracting coronavirus.
A “serious expansion” of the number of dedicated mental health staff in the NHS is needed after a rise in probable suicides, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.
The NHS could potentially be saved millions of pounds after the competition watchdog reached a deal to prevent a vital medication for bipolar patients being withdrawn from the market.
Pupils at some schools have been sent home on five occasions in recent months for Covid 19-related reasons, according to Labour.
People who are in close contact with those who test positive for Covid-19 could soon be offered a test every day for a week to see whether they have coronavirus, the Prime Minister has said.
The Chancellor should “get a grip” on wasteful pandemic spending rather than freeze the pay of public sector workers, his Opposition counterpart has urged.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been warned against imposing a public sector pay freeze on millions of workers to cover for his “irresponsible choices and unacceptable delays” in a move that could jeopardise the UK’s economic recovery.
More than £10 billion in extra NHS funding is needed just to tackle the growing backlog in care caused by the pandemic, according to the British Medical Association.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has suggested he could impose a public sector pay freeze in his spending review, but insisted the nation will not see a return to austerity next week.
Rishi Sunak is to outline a plan for vast spending to recover from the nation’s finances from the coronavirus crisis, but has warned high levels of borrowing cannot go on “indefinitely”.
The Scottish Greens have said reluctance for regular Covid-19 testing in hospitals is “dangerous”.
The acute stress of the coronavirus pandemic has forced many NHS staff out of work, even prompting a suicide attempt, an intensive care nurse has said.
Thousands of volunteers are being sought to help deliver a Covid-19 vaccine across England once it gets approved.
I heard our first minister defending the Scottish Test & Trace system yesterday. She seemed to compare our system with the English counterpart which, like ours, is not working to expectations.