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Most recent news releases on Health and Community Care from the Scottish Government.



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65 years of the NHS

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Start of celebrations as 65 Scots give thanks.



Same sex marriage

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Bill to allow same sex marriage in Scotland published.



State-of-the-art prosthetics for veterans

Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

A better deal for Scotland’s military amputees.



Cancer prevention drug

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Women at risk of breast cancer to get new treatment.



Faster drug and alcohol treatment

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Reduction in waiting times for those seeking help with drug snd alcohol problems.



NHS continuing health care figures

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Review to look at uptake across Scotland.



Cancer awareness sessions in schools

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£70,000 for education programme



Making a splash

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Extended investment in children’s swimming programme.



Learning Disabilities Strategy

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Improving the health of people with learning disabilities.



Caring for our Carers

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New programme aims to reach more carers.



A&E consultant boost

Sun, 09 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£3 million for extra staff.



Teaching children about diabetes

Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Education programme to reach more schools.



Dignity at work

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£200,000 for anti-bullying projects in NHS Scotland.



Health board boundaries

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Shift will help ensure more care can be provided at home.



Caring for Scots with dementia

Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Second national strategy launched to improve dementia services.



Smoking in pregnancy

Sun, 02 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Pregnant women to be offered carbon monoxide testing.



Improving pain services

Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Residential service to be created in Scotland.



Bill to improve care for ageing population

Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

More care to be provided at home.



Waiting times stats

Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

92,000 patients benefit from treatment time guarantee.



A&E waiting times

Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Task force to oversee delivery of £50m improvement plan.



Quarter of cancers detected early

Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Detect Cancer Early plans to increase early detection.



NHS board appointments

Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Members appointed to NHS boards



Digital wards

Mon, 27 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Emergency care shake up gathers pace.



NHS staff alert line

Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Independent phone line helps NHS staff.



Breast cancer genetic testing

Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

More women to be offered test.



Bowling an organ donor drive

Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Cricket team urges South Asian communities to join NHS Register.



NHS Chair appointment

Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chair appointed to NHS National Services Scotland.



NHS IVF services to be fairer and faster

Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Expert Group recommendations for equity across Scotland accepted.



New ambulance staff

Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New Ambulance Technicians are set to start work across Scotland following a £6.8 million investment.



A Healthy Start

Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New arrangements for the distribution of Healthy Start vitamins.



Praise for nurses on Nurses Day

Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Patient opinion is positive for nurses.



Improving Diabetes Care

Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Additional £3 million to support people with diabetes.



Bed planning tool

Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New resource to help meet challenge of ageing population.



Promoting healthy food

Tue, 07 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Extra £302,000 to help shops display more healthy options.



Hand washing stops spread of bugs

Sun, 05 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Norovirus and flu rates could reduce with better hand hygiene.



NHS board appointments

Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Members appointed to NHS boards



Minimum Pricing

Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Health Secretary welcomes Court of Session ruling on the minimum unit pricing of alcohol.



New medicines review published

Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Scottish Government to consult on recommendations.



Commission Chair Appointed

Thu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Independent Commission on cremation and disposal of ashes.



NHS National Services Scotland

Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Member appointed to NHS National Services Scotland Board.



NHS Fife appointment

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chair appointed to Fife NHS Board.



Cancer will affect two in five people

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Rise in cancer rates but increase in survival.



New vaccine to beat rotavirus

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Babies to be protected against vomiting and diarrhoea bug.



Children’s hospital passport

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Scheme helps kids combat fear of hospitals.



Tobacco bans come into force

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

End of open display and vending machine sales.



GP pay increase

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

General practitioners in Scotland to receive an increase in salary.



Measles vaccination programme

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Parents urged to get children vaccinated.



Responsible marketing of food and drink

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New standard to cut sale of foods high in fat, salt and sugar.



Alcohol minimum pricing 'right thing to do'

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New research shows benefits as Health Secretary visits Brussels.



3D visualisation set to revolutionise medical and dental training

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Students will be able to master anatomy, and give injections virtually using pioneering technology.



Back to the floor success

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Staff feedback helping to shape the health service.



Hospital parking charges

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Over £13 million saved since charges abolished.



NHS Chair appointment

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chair appointed to Lothian NHS Board.



Bowel screening saves 750 lives

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Young people to ‘nudge’ their parents to take the test.



Change to ministerial remit

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Shona Robison to lead on Equality work.



Care Inspectorate appointment

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chair appointed to the Care Inspectorate Board



Cremation and disposal of ashes

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Independent panel to ensure consistent approach.



Huge rise in organ donation

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

More than 74 per cent increase in Scots donating organs.



NHS Action Hotline

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Confidential phone line, 0800 008 6112, goes live for NHS staff.



Making dementia care personal

Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

World-leading commitment to transforming lives following a diagnosis of dementia.



Target for tobacco-free Scotland

Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Standardised packaging and improved education to create a tobacco-free nation.



Success of breast cancer drive

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

50 per cent rise in GP consultations.



Hospital grounds to be smoke-free

Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Preventing smoking at hospital entrances and across grounds.



Patient stories online

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Website feedback to help NHS improve services.



Leading the way on patient safety

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

World first safety programme to be introduced in GP surgeries.



Health technology funding

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£1m to enable more patients to be treated closer to home.



NHS board appointments

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Members reappointed to Lothian NHS Board



Family doctors to get Scotland active

Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Pilot scheme for GPs to promote physical activity.



Hospital at home

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

80 per cent of patients being treated at home.



Quality Neonatal Care

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Framework for high quality neonatal care in Scotland.



Hospitals safer than ever

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Over 8,500 lives saved across Scotland.



NHS improvement tool

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£2.1m to be invested in new data system.



Food standards body

Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Consultation and new expert group announced.



Nursing staffing levels

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Ensuring appropriate levels of staffing in the community.



Waiting times stats

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

A&E waits set to improve.



Emergency care plans

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£50 million Unscheduled Care Action Plan launched.



Rise in nursing students

Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Additional 100 nurses and midwives in training.



Matheson comments on FSA results

Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson comments on the latest test results from the FSA and the withdrawal all frozen beef products by Scotland Excel.



Waiting times report

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Audit Scotland report shows no evidence of manipulation.



Waiting times advice line

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Help for patients to understand their rights.



Health of mothers improving

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Report shows more pregnant women avoid alcohol.



Bowel screening saves lives

Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Nine out of ten survive bowel cancer if it is detected early.



Improved survival for bowel cancer

Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Bowel screening programme to be extended.



CMO comment on horse meat

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chief Medical Officer Sir Harry Burns comments on traces of bute being found in horse carcasses.



Increased funding for NHS boards

Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

3.3 per cent funding rise for frontline healthcare.



Doctors to train on robot patients

Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New hi-tech medical training centre officially opens.



Scotland set for tobacco bans

Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Scottish Government sets date for tobacco display and vending machine bans.



Extension of member appointment to NHS Borders

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Extension of Member appointment to NHS Borders Board for six months.



Hospital inspection report

Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Improved cleanliness in hospitals.



Improving diabetic foot care

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

1,350 Scots lose feet to diabetes.



Appointments to State Hospitals for Scotland

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New Members appointed to State Hospitals Board for Scotland.



Rural healthcare

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

New approach for remote healthcare.



Accident and Emergency action plan

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£1 million for extra consultants.



Call 111 for free medical help

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

NHS 24 calls to be free of charge.



Organ donation pilot

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Respecting organ donation wishes after cardiac arrest.



Ivacaftor Meeting

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Cabinet Secretary and patient group issue joint statement.



Extended visiting times

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Patients to benefit from increased visiting hours.



Medicines Fund

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

£21 million investment to ensure fairer access to medicines for rare conditions.



NHS estate report

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Progress on improving hospital buildings.



NHS Chair appointment

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Chair appointed to Lanarkshire NHS Board.