Video: Why World Plumbing Day isn't just about en-suite sinks

Today is World Plumbing Day. It’s not that well known – but figures from the United Nations and the World Health Organisation make...

Patient Rights Bill 'meaningless', say doctors

Doctors’ leaders are making a last-ditch attempt to persuade MSPs to ditch the Patient Rights Bill, saying it’s more about political rhetoric than improving...

Over-40s targeted for virtual health checks

All Scots who turn 40 are to be invited for a health check under a scheme to be rolled out across the country next...

Doctors predict end of NHS “blame culture” with reform of compensation system

Patients who have suffered as a result of healthcare treatment could be compensated without having to take the NHS to court under plans to...

Further changes to NHS Pensions, a step too far

Nursing leaders have warned that further changes to NHS pensions, on top of a proposed pay freeze and job losses would be “a step...

Healthy diet at three-years-old ‘means higher IQ’

Children who eat a diet rich in healthy foods at the age of three are more likely to have a higher IQ when they...

Healthy diet at three-years-old 'means higher IQ'

Children who eat a diet rich in healthy foods at the age of three are more likely to have a higher IQ when they...

Opinion: Reform needed to give cancer survivors tools to recover

By Elspeth Atkinson – director for Scotland, Macmillan Cancer Support "Treatment is the easy part of cancer. Living with it is the hard part. Treatment...

Tobacco industry attacked over display ban delay

Campaigners have hit out at the tobacco industry for delaying full implementation of Scotland’s proposed ban on tobacco displays. The ban was due to come...

Call for more action to stop damage of illegal tobacco

Campaigners are calling for a national framework to help protect Scotland from the damage caused by illicit tobacco. The Scottish Tobacco Control Alliance says today...