Scotland If you are an accomplished Paediatrician at grade SpR wanting to work for 5 months+ in Scotland, then this position could be perfect for you. Band 5 Registered General Nurse South West Candidates are invited to apply for the post of Band 5 Registered General Nurse (RGN) for our client in South West.
Official figures for NHS Scotland show bed blocking and waiting times are at a four-year high, as a result, Scottish Health Minister, Shona Robison has been urged to take action. Scotland’s new Health Minister is under significant pressure to rescue an NHS that is ‘creaking at the seams’ following the release of figures regarding bed … [Read more…]
Worrying upward trend for year on year figures for obesity and diabetes treatments New figures show that NHS Scotland has spent a staggering £230 million over the past three years on drugs to treat both diabetes and obesity. £6.1 million was used for obesity prescriptions, whilst the diabetes drug bill was £75.7 million in 2013/14, £73.2 … [Read more…]
Boost in figures reveal a positive result for Scottish healthcare Latest results from a survey of almost 1,500 people show that 61% of Scots were very or quite satisfied with NHS services in Scotland – an increase from the 40% recorded back in 2005. The proportion of people who said they were very or quite dissatisfied … [Read more…]
Unless they prove they have less than four weeks to live, patients forced to foot bill of care Charity Motor Neurone Disease Scotland has unveiled that some Scottish councils are charging terminally ill patients for their personal care when they should be receiving it for free. Personal care is free to anyone aged over 65 … [Read more…]
Outraged patients spent night on trolleys Hospital patients who were forced to spend the night in A&E on trolleys at a Glasgow hospital have been issued letters of apology from health board managers. Management blamed an “unprecedented surge in demand” at several hospitals in the city for the lackluster treatment, which saw a total of 17 planned … [Read more…]