A Fife MSP has called for answers after revealing almost 1,000 referrals for child and adolescent mental health treatment in the region have been rejected in the past three years.
Fife communities will play a key role in the drive to improve their health and well-being over the next ten years.
Doctors’ surgeries in Fife and Tayside are dealing with patient lists which are among the biggest in Scotland.
People living in the poorest areas of Fife are less likely to be screened for cancer and a deadly heart condition than their counterparts elsewhere.
Fife Council has defended its handling of recent freezing conditions stating it is "simply not possible" to grit all roads and footpaths.
Fife's health services will be almost £27 million overspent by the end of the next financial year unless mitigating action is taken.
Fife's NHS staff have been praised for their "outstanding" response to an unprecedented level of pressure on health services this winter.
More than £1 million of NHS Fife funds have been used to pay the taxi fares of patients in the past three years, The Courier can reveal.
NHS Tayside staff have slammed health chiefs amid claims services in the region have reached breaking point over increased winter demand.
Fife has joined Tayside in postponing non-emergency operations as the First Minister warned the NHS is under pressure like never before.