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The latest news from Fife.

Revealed: the hospitals where you could face 12-hour wait in casualty

THE number of emergency patients in Scotland who have to wait for 12 hours to be seen by a doctor has doubled over the past four years, according to figures released yesterday.

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Call for NHS Fife to apologise over region's 'shocking' hospital waiting times

Hundreds of sick and injured people were left waiting for more than 12  hours before they were even seen in Fife's emergency wards over the last  year.

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NHS losing millions to fraudulent patients

New figures have revealed 1,752 cases of patients defrauding the NHS in Fife and Tayside over the last three years.

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Hospital smoking problem drags on

NHS Fife is again facing up to the long-running problem of smokers gathering outside hospitals after complaints that maternity wards are being affected at the new-look Victoria.

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NHS Fife turns to private sector to relieve waiting times pressure

Under-pressure NHS bosses are having to send patients for private treatment to meet waiting time targets.

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