Health bosses could push ahead with cost-saving measures to prioritise the most vulnerable patients in an effort to “maximise resources”.
Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership
“Unacceptable” mixed-sex wards are set to become the norm at a city dementia hospital.
‘You’re told to continue using heroin instead of getting help’: Drug users in Dundee say they are being let down by poor quality support services
Drug users say they are being let down by poor quality support services in Dundee – and are leaving the city amid fears it will kill them before they get clean.
Dundonians are waiting longer for social care assessments, according to a new report from Age Scotland.
Dundee’s last ever working jute mill is primed for a dramatic transformation into a new affordable housing development.
Social care bosses have been ordered to apologise to a woman after requests to put her ailing dad in a care home were ignored.
A health chief has pledged his “total commitment” to establishing a new 24-hour mental health crisis centre in Dundee
Union representatives are threatening industrial action over claims carers are being “blackmailed” into accepting split-shift working or a cut in pay.
Proposals to cut back on overnight care services for vulnerable people with mental health issues have been slammed as “shocking” by support staff.
Cases of “bed blocking” in hospitals across Dundee have been halved in the last 12 months.
Patients at a Dundee GP surgery which had to shut temporarily due to a shortage of doctors have been told it is set to close for good.
Health and social care bosses have moved to allay fears that two secure units could be located at a residential development.
A new website which offers support to carers in Dundee has been launched, one of several events marking Carers Week in the city.
Bed-blocking in Dundee has halved in the last three years — but still costs the NHS thousands each month.
A film charting the experiences of people in Dundee recovering from mental health challenges has premiered in the city.
A film revealing the mental health struggles of a group of Dundonians is set to premiere in the city.
The Age Scotland charity has described the end of Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership’s annual housing support grant as “very worrying”, after one of the city’s major housing associations blamed its decision to withdraw services on a lack of funding.
Nearly two-thirds of over-75s were unable to leave hospital despite being ready to — costing the public purse £1.2m in six months.
It’s feared that up to 100 care workers could lose their jobs as a result of a review of home care services.
A poignant visual record of recovery from substance dependency has gone on display in Dundee.