Nine of Scotland’s 14 regional health boards are predicting that they will overspend their budgets this year.
Thousands of people diagnosed with bronchiectasis in Scotland are to benefit from new online videos designed to help them ‘visualise’ and manage their condition.
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) and NHS Forth Valley have launched the ‘CHAS Community Pharmacy Network’, the first of its kind for children in the UK.
Medicines which can be used to treat prostate cancer, primary progressive multiple sclerosis, a rare form of lymphoma and migraine have been accepted by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for use by NHSScotland.
An initiative involving NHS Highland is examining how to minimise the amount of pharmaceuticals entering rivers, lochs and the sea, which could pose threats to marine life.
Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) has announced a comprehensive series of events across Scotland to inform their members about the upcoming changes to the Pharmacy First service in community pharmacy in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has announced a draft Respiratory Care Action Plan. The purpose of the draft Respiratory Care Action Plan is to highlight the Scottish Government’s vision for driving improvement in the diagnosis, care, treatment and support of people living with respiratory conditions in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has set out a vision for the first stroke patients to be treated by a national thrombectomy service before the end of next year.
The Scottish Government has published its much-anticipated integrated workforce plan for health and social care – the first of its kind in the UK. Created in partnership with COSLA – the representative body for Scotland’s local authorities – the plan sets out how the Scottish Government intends to meet demand for both health and social care services that is rising to unprecedented levels.
Care homes should not have to pay to hold stocks of medicines for residents nearing the end of their lives, according to clinicians working with older people.