Doctors who prescribed lower than standard chemotherapy doses to breast cancer patients in Tayside will have their professional conduct reviewed as part of a probe by the General Medical Council (GMC).
First Minister admits failure to secure Scottish renewables contracts has been a ‘huge issue’ for BiFab and other firms
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted the failure to secure domestic renewables contracts has been a "huge issue" for Scottish businesses, such as the beleaguered fabrication firm BiFab.
An official risk report into reduced chemotherapy doses offered to patients by NHS Tayside has called for a review of medicine governance and decision making across the health board.
NHS Tayside re-opens chemotherapy scandal helpline after health secretary blasts ‘wrong’ closure after just one week
A dedicated helpline for patients affected by the NHS Tayside chemotherapy scandal has re-opened after Scotland's health secretary blasted the decision to close it after just one week.
Scottish Labour leader calls for employment law to be devolved in wake of Michelin and BiFab job losses
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has called for employment law to be devolved to Holyrood to protect workers, such as those facing job losses at Michelin Dundee and BiFab in Fife.
Health secretary slams ‘wrong’ NHS Tayside over scrapping of chemotherapy scandal helpline after just one week
Health secretary Jeane Freeman has blasted the decision to drop a dedicated helpline for people affected by a breast cancer treatment scandal at NHS Tayside just one week after it was launched.
Calls for Waterfront Place security plans to be ‘urgently reviewed’ as bosses admit they were never consulted
A Dundee councillor has called for plans for the city's Waterfront area to be monitored by a remote CCTV team to be "reviewed urgently" after bosses admitted they were never consulted on the move.
Health secretary Jeane Freeman has been told to take "urgent action" over a treatment scandal at NHS Tayside which may have put patients at an increased risk of developing recurrent breast cancer.
Inappropriate pain management after surgery a major cause of opioid crisis, according to Dundee expert
Inappropriate pain management following surgery has been identified as a major cause of opioid crises in several countries, according to a new leading report co-authored by a Dundee University expert.
Patients in Tayside may have developed recurrent breast cancer as a result of lower chemotherapy doses, report will warn
Patients in Tayside may have developed recurrent breast cancer as a result of the decision to provide reduced doses of the chemotherapy drug docetaxel, according to an official report to be published next week.