Friday’s terrorist attack on London Bridge and Brexit were the main topics of last night’s tv debate hosted […]
By Hamza and Fraser NHS Lothian are facing a damaging £5 million lawsuit after a patient came back […]
In light of the measles epidemic in Wales and the threat of imminent spread to the rest of […]
Edinburgh council are today renewing calls for the public to get involved in shaping the care of elderly […]
An experienced nurse has been suspended from her post after being charged with committing sexual offences against a […]
David Cameron is expected to pledge to double funding for dementia research by 2015 to £66 million. It […]
Ten thousand smokers will participate in a new lung cancer screening trial, according to Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer. […]
“Goodbye everybody – I’ve got to go, gotta leave you all behind and face the truth.” These are […]
Plant a tree, save a life. That’s the idea behind the Green Gym charity. With the help of […]
by Sonja Klein A potential new additional treatment for patients with advanced lung cancer has been found in […]
by Ray Philp
A health authority has expressed their “deepest sympathies” for the family of a 9 year old daughter who died of anaphylactic shock shortly after a GP had failed to prescribe a device that could have saved her life.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde were implicated in a report published by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman that criticised the lack of clear guidance regarding the prescription of adrenaline auto injector pens, or EpiPens.
by Catherine Mumford An NHS study out today reveals alarming figures about alcohol consumption in Scotland. Its established […]
by Jane Bretin and Adam Smyth
Today’s report from NHS health Scotland has revealed that Scottish alcohol consumption is at its highest level in 30 years.
The report states that alcohol consumption per person has risen by 1.2 liters of pure alcohol a year compared to 1994. It also showed that shop sales have increased significantly with spirits accounting for the largest part of the sales.
As the study showed, Scots are the biggest drinkers in the United Kingdom, well ahead of England and Wales. This raises the question, once again of minimum pricing per unit of alcohol and issue of what pushes the Scottish people to drink. Jennifer Curran, head of policy for Alcohol Focus Scotland told Edinburgh Napier news : “alcohol is now more affordable, more available and is more heavily marketed than at any time over the last 30 years.
By Gavin Harper MSPs will have their pay frozen for the next two years, as part of a […]
by Keith Hamilton NHS Scotland is the nation’s largest employer and spent in excess of £10 billion in […]
By Jeremy Janeczko
Imagine walking into the doctors to be informed you have cancer, but you leave without breaking a sweat. That’s a pretty unrealistic reaction after finding out you are dying. This reaction my not be unbelievable for too much longer. Recently there has been advancements made in human genome
sequencing technologies which may lead to cures for currently incurable aliments . Companies such as Ion Torrent, Helicos, GNU Bio, ABI and Illumina are the leading companies in this area of research and technology that are hopefully heading towards that goal.
By Jamie Livingstone. [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Contraception&iid=6632073″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/6632073/morning-after-pill-goes/morning-after-pill-goes.jpg?size=500&imageId=6632073″ width=”250″ height=”400″ /] The scheme which allows girls aged 13 […]
By Ryan C. Gavan The current campaign by U.S. charity Project Prevention to persuade drug and alcohol addicts […]
By Ryan C. Gavan The Scottish Government’s measures to give licensing boards the ability to raise the age […]
NHS employees in Lanarkshire and Lothian are voicing concern over the limited budget put in place, influenced by […]
By Jonathan Bradwell Last month the NHS launched an online mental health check to their website for people […]
courtesy of the “Gazette” By Erris Healy 28 year old Sarah Springett from Essex saved her boyfriend Paul […]
By Kaye Nicolson Desperate shortages of organ donations are leaving many British patients waiting years for life-changing […]
By Julia Bruce It is always easier to draw attention to a mistake than an success. Doctors are […]
By Elliot Adams Mental Health is vital to our well-being and the well-being of Britain as a whole, […]
[picapp src=”9/1/5/d/Nicola_Roxon_Launches_ba7d.jpg?adImageId=6384181&imageId=6657847″ width=”380″ height=”249″ /] by Wendy Wan The controversy surrounding swine flu continues as the vaccine for it […]
By David Henderson More children have called off sick today at the Scottish school hit by a swine flu […]
By Domenica Goduto Patients and visitors to hospitals are being encouraged to report hygiene failures on the part […]
Sufferers of chronic health conditions such as Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are set to benefit significantly from […]
By Paul McCormack Doctors in Lanarkshire are urging patients to book an appointment with their GP as the […]