Preparations for a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Scotland have been accelerated, as the virus continues to spread beyond China.
CPS has agreed on a 3-year contract deal with Scottish Government to secure funding for community pharmacy in north of the border for the next three years.
The purpose of the letter is to make them aware of the new regulations which will come into effect on Saturday 22nd February 2020 to make coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a notifiable disease.
Scottish health and care funding will rise to more than £15 billion for the first time under the recently announced 2020-21 Budget.
GPs serving the most deprived communities in Scotland say practices should be able to offer advice on money as well as healthcare.
Ministers have appointed whistleblowing champions across the NHS in a bid to create a more ‘honest and open’ NHS work environment.
Paramedics are to supply to patients at risk of an opiate overdose take-home naloxone as part of a pilot scheme in Glasgow.
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.
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.