School meals should be improved to cut excess sugar and encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables, leading dentists have said.
There are fresh calls for a crackdown on the sale of junk food as research suggests obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer among UK women.
Rapper Professor Green has told teenagers struggling to cope with the impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy not to feel ashamed about how they feel and find someone to talk to.
Concerns that austerity and welfare reform could pose a risk to health should be taken seriously, a new report from NHS Health Scotland has concluded.
Allegations of “systematic bullying” at NHS Tayside and the stress-related suicide of a trainee doctor there prompted the resignation of the health board’s whistleblowing champion, MSPs were told.
The chief nurse at the NHS trust responsible for the hospital where a pensioner died after drinking Flash has apologised to her family and vowed the same mistake cannot happen again.
Almost 4,000 women were identified in 2016 as not having been sent routine invitations for breast screening, an MSP has highlighted.
Staffing levels in the NHS are “inadequate” for patients to be receiving quality care, a major new poll of doctors suggest.
Hospital bosses have been orderd to apologise to the family of a patient who died after a watchdog found there were “significant failings” in his care.
NHS waiting time targets are being missed for more than half the people in Scotland who need services such as physiotherapy or occupational therapy, official figures show.