Health and Community Care
Breastfeeding Awareness Week brings campaign to promote "world's best babyfood".
Local patients to benefit from locally based clinic at Strathclyde Hospital.
NHS welcomes newly-qualified generalists skilled in whole family health promotion.
An increasing number of doctors,nurses and other health professionals now on NHS payroll.
Health Minister tells Parliament of link between capacity and care and treatment.
Health Minister asks NHS Boards to review procedures on HAIs as a priority.
New guidance on handling of relocation and alteration of NHS services.
Executive to continue triple jab policy as best means of vaccination.
MMR Expert Group finds no link with vaccine but recommends urgent research.
Health Minister says hospitals will be monitored to ensure improvements are achieved.
Proposals for new national training scheme on infection control for up to 3,500 frontline nurses.
Health Minister urges NHS to embrace culture of improvement.
Dramatic decline in rates of previously common childhood diseases over the past 10 years.
£1m package to improve recruitment and retention of NHS dentists in remote and rural Scotland.
GP’s, nurses, pharmacists and health visitors to take central role in leading transformation of NHS.
Report by the independent Confidentiality and Security Advisory Group for Scotland (CSAGS).
The names of six new members of special Health Board have been announced.
First Minister Jack McConnell makes pledge as he embarks on a two-day visit to the Western Isles.
Service transporting patients to and from Renal Dialysis Unit has been secured.
Launch of a £1.5 million campaign to challenge young people's attitudes towards binge drinking.