Labour has accused the Tories of being “staggeringly out of touch” after Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the NHS was in many ways performing better than ever.
The NHS is experiencing its worst ever performance in A&E, and thousands of people face rising waits for operations and cancer treatment, according to the last set of monthly health data before the General Election.
Inspectors say they are increasingly concerned about the pressure on NHS hospitals as new figures show more than half of A&E departments are inadequate or require improvement.
The use of music playlists in A&E wards was found to have a calming effect on almost all elderly dementia patients in a trial.
A baby who was allegedly hit and put inside a moving tumble dryer had injuries similar to a car crash victim, a trial has heard.
Children aged four and under had to be hospitalised more than 60 times in Tayside after ingesting drugs over the past three years.
An OAP has spoken of her shock after she was hit with a parking fine while she was having an emergency heart procedure at Ninewells Hospital's A&E department.
Unprecedented winter demand at Tayside's A&E departments is to blame for "horrendous" new figures showing a huge increase in the number of patients left waiting on trolley beds.
It is a fact of life – like rain on holiday or a traffic jam on your way to work – that a trip to A&E usually involves hours of sitting around not knowing what is going on.
A four-year-old boy had to be rushed to A&E after touching poisonous hogweed growing near his Tayside home.