Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) has trained staff and charity volunteers to teach others how to talk about the subject with anyone they are worried about.
Following consideration through PACE, the committee was unable to accept two medicines for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that has severe effects on the lungs and the digestive system.
Scotland’s retailers have largely complied with the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol policy, a new study has found.
Detection rates for hepatitis C have fallen to their lowest level in decades despite estimates suggesting nearly 10,000 Scots are living with the condition undiagnosed.
Slower improvements in heart disease survivability and drug-related deaths have been found to be key drivers behind a life expectancy slowdown in Scotland.
A new parliamentary inquiry is seeking views on social prescribing’s ability to tackle the health and wellbeing issues affecting Scots.
Health boards in Scotland are getting new guidelines on how to run weight-loss programmes in a bid to reduce inconsistencies across the country.
Scotland’s public would like to see much greater use of technology in its NHS, a Scottish Parliament Committee inquiry has found.
NHS boards and other areas of government face having their budgets revised as a result of a £50m dispute between the Scottish and UK governments over NHS pensions changes.
The number of alcohol-related emergency hospital admissions has fallen by over 17% since 2007, according to new figures. A new analysis released by the Scottish Parliament’s information centre (SPICe) shows the number of alcohol-related general acute hospital admissions fell from 39,857 in 2007-08 to 32,997 in 2017-18.