A man who suffered a stroke claims he has been left housebound by his housing association’s lack of funding.
Staffing levels in the NHS are “inadequate” for patients to be receiving quality care, a major new poll of doctors suggest.
Eliminating so-called “zombie” cells in the brain has been shown to reduce cognitive decline in mice.
Hospital bosses have been orderd to apologise to the family of a patient who died after a watchdog found there were “significant failings” in his care.
NHS waiting time targets are being missed for more than half the people in Scotland who need services such as physiotherapy or occupational therapy, official figures show.
A planned new law to ensure safe staffing levels in the NHS “can’t magically create nurses” in the face of a recruitment crisis, MSPs have heard.
Women with high levels of a hormone that can be detected through a simple blood test may have a higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
A quick and easy test for viral infections could reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and hospital admissions, researchers claim.
More than 14,000 young people have waited longer than the 18-week target for mental health treatment since Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister, new analysis shows.
A student who overcame a brain tumour has told how “lightning struck twice” when his father died of the same disease.
A care home has been warned it could have its registration cancelled unless it makes significant improvements to its service.
A new breast pump controlled by a smartphone app is aimed at making pumping milk easier for nursing mothers by cutting the need for cords and buttons.
The Scottish Government has been accused of kicking proposed legislation to make Scotland a good food nation “into the long grass”.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has apologised to almost 1,800 women who missed out on screening appointments for breast cancer.
Almost 25,000 referrals for mental health treatment for young people have been rejected since Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister in 2014, Labour has said.
A charity has announced plans to build 15 more operating rooms to provide access to safe surgery for children in low and middle income countries.
Almost 1,800 women are being contacted by the NHS after it emerged they were not invited for breast screening appointments.
There are grave concerns about how the NHS will cope as winter approaches and the service is put under further pressure, a leading doctor has warned in response to the latest official figures.
Crowdfunding appeals for cancer treatment are fuelling the use of alternative “quack” therapies, experts have warned.
Mental health services for children and young people are “complex and fragmented”, with the system under “significant pressure” due to a big increase in demand, a new report has found.