The National Health Service could more accurately be described as the 'National Sickness Service' because while it treats illness, it does not often deal with the root causes of why the person got ill in the first place.
Taking the pulse at 70: Dundee scientists at forefront of fight against ‘antibiotics apocalypse’ as future of NHS at risk
It has been described as an antibiotics apocalypse.
Taking the pulse at 70: NHS staff recruitment and retention a ‘real issue’, warns leading Tayside clinician
A leading clinician at Ninewells Hospital has warned that recruitment and retention of staff is a "real issue" at NHS Tayside.
Taking the pulse at 70: Scotland’s obesity epidemic has the potential to “bankrupt” the NHS, warns Tayside consultant
Scotland’s obesity epidemic has the potential to “bankrupt” the NHS unless urgent action is taken to manage the problem.
The rising proportion of elderly people living with dementia in Tayside means that 1970s-built Ninewells Hospital is increasingly unsuitable for many patients due to its design and signage, it’s been claimed.
It is the ‘cradle to grave’ health service which was created to provide free and universal access to healthcare, and has helped shape the experiences of birth, life and death for the majority of the British public since 1948.
Putting on A Brave Face: Why the story of post traumatic stress disorder coming to Dundee Rep ‘must’ be told
As masked theatre company Vamos brings its show about PTSD to Dundee Rep, artistic director Rachael Savage tells Michael Alexander why it’s a story that “must” be told.
Take the floor: New BBC documentary recalls the ‘queer-like smell’ from Kirkcaldy’s linoleum industry
Kirkcaldy’s famous connection with the linoleum industry is the subject of a new BBC Scotland documentary next week. Michael Alexander reports.
A mystery surrounding one of the great Antarctic explorers has finally been solved, The Courier can reveal.
The art of camouflage: How Dundee-based artist-soldier Joseph Gray used his experiences to aid the war effort
Michael Alexander speaks to author Mary Horlock about her First World War Dundee-based artist-soldier great grandfather Joseph Gray who is the focus of her new book.