Sir, – The ongoing closure of the out-of-hours service is causing increasing concern and has implications for all St Andrews, greater North East Fife and East Neuk residents, visitors and workers who come into the area, especially on night shifts.
Care home closures are ‘sad reflection’ of Scottish Government’s approach to older people, says campaigner
There are 25 fewer care homes in Tayside and Fife than a decade ago despite Scotland’s ageing population, a new report reveals.
Sir, – As a nurse of almost 30 years. I believe that everyone deserves to have access to safe, high-quality health and social care services.
Patients had to wait more than two months on average for a hospital appointment in Tayside, official figures show.
Bed and staff shortages have forced the early retirement from the health service of Scotland’s British Medical Association chairman.
A new cancer drug has been approved for Scotland after transforming the life of a Perth man.
The approval of a new drug to treat ovarian cancer in Scotland has been welcomed by campaigners.
The UK Government’s “shambolic Brexit” poses a threat to the future of the NHS in Scotland, the SNP has said.
Sir, – After decades, during which my closest contact with NHS Scotland involved visits to friends and relatives, I found myself in need of major surgery, and over the last few months, I’ve had contact with the Queen Margaret, Dunfermline, the Victoria, Kirkcaldy, and the Western General and Royal in Edinburgh.
A family doctor in Fife has warned the sick could wait more than two days for prescriptions as she struggles to cope with well over three times the normal number of patients.