Health bosses have promised a review of Angus out-of-hours cover following concerns sick patients have had to wait too long for an ambulance carrying expert cover.
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Health bosses have said “robust” contingency measures were put in place to combat a doctors’ shortage which affected out of hours cover across the area last weekend.
A brighter prognosis has been delivered for the prescribing sick man of Scotland with predictions a massive Angus overspend could be slashed this year.
The Scottish Government has been urged to roll out an Angus care model across the country to end the “postcode lottery” facing patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The help and support given to Angus residents in need of palliative and end of life care has been strengthened with the appointment of a new senior nurse.
Patients in Angus are being urged to buy their own medicines as the region struggles to shrug off its "sick man of Scotland" tag.
The Prosen unit at Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre in Forfar has received a positive report from the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
The continued cull of Angus minor illness and injury units could lead to a “two-tier” local health service and a winter of discontent for rural residents, it has been claimed.
A shake-up of day care for those living with dementia has forced the closure of two Angus centres.
"For sale" signs are about to go up outside Montrose Royal Infirmary.