As Dundee City Council bans its workers from smoking during office hours, how enforceable is the policy and what rights do employees have when it comes to breaks? Michael Alexander looks at the bigger picture.
Up to 2,000 extra cataracts operations for improving eyesight could be carried out in Northern Ireland every year in a significant boost for hospital services, the health authorities said.
Cash-strapped NHS Tayside has paid more than £4 million in awards to consultants and academics in the last year.
Falling staff levels in Tayside and Fife’s health boards “show a worrying gap between rhetoric and reality”, the body representing nurses has claimed.
Scotland’s NHS is being stretch to near “breaking point”, one of the country’s most senior doctors has claimed.
Scotland's health service is "becoming unsustainable" in its current form, the chair of the British Medical Association north of the border has warned.
The prospect of online sales of alcohol from a Fife warehouse has been slammed by one of Scotland’s leading politicians.
The NHS funding gap is "just as real in Scotland" as other parts of the UK, the chairman of the organisation which represents doctors has warned.