Drug use to tackle mental health conditions in Tayside and Fife has rocketed by nearly two-thirds, it has been revealed.
NHS Fife has been forced to improve its acute mental health wards following a suicide in one of its hospitals.
A large section of Fife’s main acute hospital needs an urgent £29 million upgrade just to bring it up to standard.
The number of adults waiting to receive mental health treatment in Fife is continuing to rise.
“NHS Fife and the Scottish Government want to try and keep everyone in the dark” — questions raised over depth of GP crisis in Fife
NHS Fife and the Scottish Government “must get their heads out of the sand” and face up to the reality of Fife's GP crisis, it has been claimed.
Extra pharmacists are to be recruited to help get Fife's hospital patients home over weekends.
New, potentially life-changing, diabetes technology is to be made available to 1,000 patients in Fife.
A Fife councillor has raised concerns about proposed changes to maternity services after suffering his own heartbreak at the hospital.
NHS Tayside is the country's slowest health board at treating people for alcohol and drug problems.
Patients in Tayside and Fife were forced to wait more than four months for cancer treatment following “urgent” referrals, official statistics reveal.