New bowel screening test leads to increase in uptake

06 February 2019 – Scottish Government The figures exceed Healthcare Improvement Scotland standard for first time. Source

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A&E performance ‘lowest since Beast from the East’

05 February 2019 – BBC News New figures reveal that performance at A&E units in Scotland has hit its lowest

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Progress on integration of health and social care

04 February 2019 – Gov.Scot A joint report by the Scottish Government and COSLA has found that work in ensuring

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NHS Grampian sends 1,200 patients private in bid to cutting waiting list

04 February 2019 – Evening Express NHS Grampian has appointed the Aberdeen Clinic in Cults to provide appointments to the

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Scottish Care welcomes new report on Health and Social Care Integration

04 February 2019 – Scottish Care Since 2016, work has been going on across Scotland to integrate health and social

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Family demand answers after patient with leg injury dies at Glasgow hospital

10 February 2019 – Daily Record George McGibbons was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth with a broken bone in his

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Patient’s ‘minging’ and unidentifiable food at Scottish NHS hospital sparks probe

30 January 2019 – Daily Record Irene Lang was presented with a burnt offering whilst an inpatient and when she

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New group to tackle loneliness

29 January 2019 – Gov.Scot The membership of a new group to advise on addressing social isolation has been announced

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Inverurie care home awarded adequate rating despite ‘unsafe practices’ being revealed

02 February 2019 – Press & Journal A north-east care home was awarded an “adequate” rating by care inspectors and

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