Whose Gender Is It Anyway?

Caitlin Logan in the latest of our series on gender, feminism and the GRA. See previous here: Jennie Kermode on ‘Gender Recognition – it’s not what you think‘and Indy Leya on Gender, the GRA and Women’s Rights. Since the Scottish…

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Half a million bed days lost to delayed discharge

More than half a million bed days were occupied by patients who were fit to leave hospital last year, new figures have revealed. ISD Scotland said there were 532,423 bed blocking patients in 2016/17, the vast majority of whom were…

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Stats reveal health board where 1 in 5 operations are cancelled

A Scottish health board was forced to cancel a fifth of planned operations in December, new figures have revealed. ISD Scotland data showed, in NHS Highland, 19 per cent of elective operations were called off. Around half of those were…

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New NHS crisis as adults wait 2 years for mental health care

Scotland’s NHS waiting times crisis has intensified, after it emerged some adults have been forced to wait more than two years for psychological therapy. New figures have shown at least two health boards had individuals waiting more than 105 weeks…

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Blow for Scottish breast cancer patients as new drug rejected

A drug which shrinks tumours in breast cancer patients has been rejected for use in Scotland, despite being available everywhere else in the UK. The Scottish Medicines Consortium has rejected the Perjeta drug just weeks after NICE, the equivalent body…

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Experts tell SNP to boost GP resources in obesity fight

More support should be given to GPs in the fight against Scotland’s soaring obesity levels, a leading cancer charity has said. Tomorrow’s Holyrood health committee will hear the scale of the challenges posed by obesity both to the NHS and…

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Immediate action needed in maternity hospitals

The Scottish Conservatives have written to the health secretary Shona Robison calling on her to take immediate action to address the severe problems facing maternity units in NHS hospitals. Statistics released today showed that there have been more than 25,000…

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Scottish Conservatives set out plan for NHS revamp

Expanding mental health services into all corners of the NHS and moving health boards to three-year financial planning cycles are among the recommendations set out for an NHS revamp. The Scottish Conservatives will unveil the new plan for the country’s…

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Theresa May’s claim on NHS funding not true, say MPs

Two Tories among signatories of letter pointing out that PM’s statement about £10bn extra cash for the health service is untrueTheresa May’s claims that the government is putting £10bn extra into the NHS are untrue and the underfunding of the…

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NHS funds need urgent boost, say MPs

MPs on Parliament’s Health Committee question the government’s claim the NHS in England will receive £10bn extra by the end of the decade.

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