Hospitals in Tayside and Fife cancelled more than 70 operations in one month for reasons such as lack of space, equipment or staff.
Tayside and Fife councils are having £23m cut from their day-to-day budgets under the funding deal tabled by ministers.
Theresa May has dropped as huge hint her government will sign off the Tay Cities deal, securing millions of pounds to transform the local area.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
A £400 million economic boost for Tayside and Fife must not fall victim of an “internal Tory leadership feud”, a Dundee MP has said.
Local universities could lose millions of pounds worth of funding crucial to their very futures when the UK leaves the European Union, it can be revealed.
Deluded politicians are “sticking their heads in the sand” over the decline of oil, the Scottish Greens co-convener has warned.