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Dementia dad, 84, abandoned by hospital staff for 30hours and attacked by fellow patient

A VULNERABLE pensioner was abandoned on a hospital trolley for 30 hours with his belongings dumped on his legs – before being attacked by a fellow patient.


Call to back end of Fife care charges

FIFERS HAVE been urged to call for the scrapping of controversial home care charges during the council’s budget consultation.


'It feels like he was murdered' — Fife woman says father was victim of Liverpool Care Pathway

The Fife daughter of a pensioner who died after being put on the Liverpool Care Pathway without permission has welcomed an independent review into the controversial scheme.


Staff shortages could force Fifers to leave region for paediatric and maternity care

Fears are mounting that sick and injured children and women in labour might have to travel to hospitals outwith Fife.


NHS facing shortage of paediatricians

Scotland’s south-east region is facing a shortage of trainee doctors in paediatrics. The South East and Tayside Planning Group (SEAT) said the NHS Lothian, Fife and Borders areas are affected.


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